Fed officials extend a program designed to keep long-term rates down, another black eye for Goldman Sachs, Greece tries to make some progress and the country anxiously awaits The Supreme Court’s health care decision. This and more in this week’s Week in Pictures.
The decision of the Federal Reserve is visible on a television monitor at the trading post of specialist Michael Guli, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The Federal Reserve is extending a program designed to drive down long-term interest rates to spur borrowing and spending. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Evangelos Venizelos, the head of the Socialist PASOK party leaves after a press conference following his meeting with leader of the New Democracy conservative party Antonis Samaras in Athens, on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. The three parties that back Greece’s commitments to bailout creditors have agreed in principle to form a coalition government and are negotiating the final details, officials said Wednesday. The agreement follows protracted negotiations between the conservative New Democracy party, the Socialist PASOK and the smaller Democratic Left party, after a national election on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at the Governor’s Mansion in Springfield, Ill., Thursday, June 14, 2012. Quinn signed into law Thursday a $1.6 billion Medicaid spending cut that takes a bite out of a relatively generous program and will leave the state with a level of services already familiar elsewhere in the nation. The new cuts to the health care safety-net program eliminate extras like chiropractic and dental care for adults. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)