The American Dream is supposed to mean that through hard work and perseverance, even the poorest people can make it to middle class or above. But it's actually harder to move up in America than it is in most other advanced nations.
It's a moment Wall Street bankers have been anxiously awaiting for more than three years: Regulators are set to vote Tuesday on the so-called Volcker rule -- a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
A deal to form the world's largest airline is set to be inked Monday. The merger of American Airlines and US Airways is expected to form an air travel giant larger than the current industry leader, United Continental Holdings.