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$700 Billion Bank Bailout (2008)

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  • Timothy Geithner unapologetic in memoir of the financial crisis

    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner never seemed to fit in the nation’s capital. And he knew it. He begins his memoir, “Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises,” by admitting that he was “an unorthodox choice&...
  • Neel Kashkari says his diverse skills prepare him to serve as governor

    Neel Kashkari says his diverse skills prepare him to serve as governor
    Neel Kashkari's career has taken him from engineering to investment banking to managing the federal government's $700-billion bailout of Wall Street, overseeing stock funds and running for governor — all by age 40. What others might view as a...
  • As memoir is released, Geithner defends his new private-equity job

    As memoir is released, Geithner defends his new private-equity job
    As Timothy F. Geithner began making the publicity rounds on Monday to push his newly released memoir, the former Treasury secretary defended his decision to join a top private-equity firm after leaving office last year. Critics have charged that...
  • L.A. Democratic leader roots for Republican Donnelly

    L.A. Democratic leader roots for Republican Donnelly
    It's not often that a Democratic party leader roots for a Republican. But on Tuesday night Eric Bauman, chairman of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party, said he was pulling for state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks) in the California...
  • Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner joins private equity firm

    WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner is becoming a financial industry executive, taking a high-level job with the private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, the firm announced Saturday. Geithner, who was a major player in the...
  • JPMorgan's money is not enough [Editorial]

    JPMorgan's money is not enough  [Editorial]
    U.S. banks don't come any bigger than JPMorgan Chase, so no one should be surprised by the size of its settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice that was announced today — $13 billion to end civil litigation regarding mortgage lending...
  • Analysis: 'Too Big to Fail' captures the frustration of government officials and the arrogance of Wall Street leaders

    Analysis: 'Too Big to Fail' captures the frustration of government officials and the arrogance of Wall Street leaders
    Midway through the HBO docudrama "Too Big to Fail," the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York despairs that ordinary Americans "have no idea the whole thing is about to fall down." He's referring not to the stock market, which already was plunging...
  • TARP is 70% repaid after AIG makes $6.9-billion payment, Treasury Department says

     
    The Treasury Department has recovered 70% of the money distributed under the $700-billion bailout fund after American International Group paid back $6.9 billion of the money it owed. AIG made the repayment Tuesday after selling its holdings in MetLife...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: A Few Housekeeping Changes.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to (yet) another rainy day here in the seat of government. Before we get into the usual mix of news, headlines, gossip and half-truths you've come to expect from us, we wanted to get......
  • Bailout's failure on Paulson's head?

     
    (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) by Frank James As the fingerpointing continues following the House's failure to pass the $700 billion bailout, a lot of blame is going to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. for first trying to run roughshod......
  • Crisis: McCain says mark-to-market suspended

     
    McCain's campaign sends out an e-mail praising the SEC for dropping "mark to market" rules -- financial accounting rules that essentially require that securities that have lost value be written down to their actual value instead of being carried at......