What a difference the promise of a few hundred billion dollars can make.
Retail stocks surged Thursday as Congressional leaders signaled a multibillion-dollar mortgage bailout was indeed on the way to passage, the President and finally Wall Street. The Beltway gridlock broke less than a day after President Bush appealed to the nation in prime time, saying the need to buy up the toxic mortgage debt gumming up the financial system was dire.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
"That's something that resonates with me too because I'm so locked into a number. If I go over that number it completely ruins my day so it's nice to get detached from the number on the scale." - Chelsea Handler on Kelly LeVeque's book "Body Love." #wwdeye (📷: John Salangsang)