Paulson: Bad mortgage debt will be limited

U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY Henry Paulson, right, secretary, right, meets with Toshihiko Fukui,  governor of the Bank of Japan, today in Tokyo. /
U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY Henry Paulson, right, secretary, right, meets with Toshihiko Fukui, governor of the Bank of Japan, today in Tokyo. /
TOKYO – Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, on the first Japan trip since he took office, told reporters the U.S. financial sector is healthy and bad mortgage debt from the housing slump will be limited. “Credit issues are there, but they are contained,” he said, according to Bloomberg News, and most lenders won’t feel “a big…

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