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  • WaMu thunderclap in economic storm

     
    by Frank James It wasn't a surprise that Washington Mutual, better known as WaMu, failed. For months It's been the thrift institution equivalent of a dead-man walking, finally being put to death by a run by its depositors, making it......
  • 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......
  • Bailout is now 'rescue plan'

     
    by Frank James The conventional wisdom in Washington is that one reason the Bush Administration's proposal to buy toxic assets from financial institutions failed in the House earlier this week is because of bad marketing. The administration allowed the...
  • Senate bailout vote pressures House

     
    by Mark Silva So it is the Senate that goes first with the bailout -- some call it rescue -- of the nation's bad-mortgage-clogged banking institutions, with a vote tonight of 74-25. The Senate's strong and bipartisan approval of a......
  • Bailout crisis partly created in DC room

     
    by Frank James After nearly every disaster involving Americans, there's the usual investigation to figure out why the plane crashed or the ship sank and to affix blame. The difference between most calamities and the present financial-markets meltdown is...
  • Bailout czar identified

     
    by Frank James Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr., whose bald pate has become a fixture on our TV screens in recent weeks, has tapped his similarly bald protege Neel Kashkari as bailout czar. Kashkari, like Paulson, is a former Goldman......
  • Lehman's fall probed by Congress

     
    by Frank James Richard Fuld, former chief executive officer of the extinct Lehman Brothers investment bank was on Capitol Hill today to answer questions about the demise of his firm and the huge pay packages he and other top......
  • Details on market bailout emerge

     
    Assistant Treasury Secretary Neel Kashkari speaks to the Institute of International Bankers Monday. (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari) by James Oliphant Neel Kashkari has a critical job that didn't even exist a few weeks ago. He's the "assistant secretary for...
  • Cowboys, Yankees join forces to feed America

     
    Speaking of Darren (Roslyn) Rovell (see below), he reports this Monday that the Yankees, Cowboys and Goldman Sachs are forming a concessions company to service the teams' new stadiums and others as well. Unless the economy turns around, this venture......
  • AP: Palin put kids on state tab

     
    by James OIiphant The Associated Press is moving a story that says that as Alaska's governor, Sarah Palin charged the state some $21,000 in expenses for her children's travel as she conducted official state business. But Alaska law is......
  • Obama, governors: Philadelphia summit

     
    by Mark Silva Candidate Barack Obama went to Philadelphia to talk about race in America, seeking "a more perfect union," at a time when it appeared that the issue could dominate a presidential campaign. Now President-elect Obama will go to......