News bites: Subprime comeback

Subprime bonds that helped set off the financial crisis are gaining favor again with some investors.

Federal workers — once again — are worrying about the possibility of a government shutdown.

Median pay for CEOs jumped 27 percent in 2010, compared to just 2.7 percent growth for all private workers.

The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is taking issue with how top executives at the agencies were paid large salaries.

Documents released by the Federal Reserve indicate the central bank lent to a wide variety of institutions during the financial crisis.