Financial news on September 20, 2009

Business and Financial news
Leading Senator Pushes New Plan to Oversee Banks

The head of the Senate Banking Committee will propose the merger of four bank agencies into one super-regulator. Read more..

By STEPHEN LABATON - The New York Times

Plugged-In Age Feeds a Hunger for Electricity

Electronic devices are the fastest-growing source of power demand in the world, but there is resistance to efficiency. Read more..

By JAD MOUAWAD and KATE GALBRAITH - The New York Times

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