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From one creditor to 36 creditors

Dec 27, 2010
This final note: American International Group is taking another big step to borrow its way off the government dole. The insurance giant revealed in...
Posted In: AIG, federal government

MIDDAY UPDATE: Weekly jobless numbers down 17,000

Dec 9, 2010
Today's weekly unemployment numbers were down 17,000 from last week. These numbers are the second lowest of the year. Of course these numbers still...
Posted In: AIG, IMF, jobless, mid-day update, recovery, tax cuts, Unemployment

MIDDAY UPDATE: G-20 and AIG

Oct 22, 2010
Today we heard a lot from Asia. The G-20 financial ministers and central bank governors gathered in Seoul, South Korea. Headlining their agenda is...
Posted In: AIG, G-20, Geithner, Global Currency War, micro-targeting, mid-day update, pensions, Taylor Swift, Toyota, unions

MID-DAY UPDATE: "No to Austerity" -- chants and strikes across Europe

Sep 29, 2010
The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: AIG, Amtrak, Europe protests, Grateful Dead, Iran, mid-day update, pistachios

MID-DAY UPDATE: Number of women in management -- not growing

Sep 28, 2010
The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: AIG, Cheese Week, gas pipelines, mid-day update, sustainability, women in management

Collateral calls

Mar 24, 2009
Millions of Americans are wondering why AIG has paid so much taxpayer money to other banks. One reason is because AIG has had to honor "collateral calls" -- demands made by banks on the insurance contracts it's written. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains,
Posted In: AIG, Banks

Hurricane AIG

Mar 18, 2009
As I've pointed out the last couple days, I worry that the whirling dervish of AIG's bonuses might be diverting our attention from issues more...
Posted In: AIG, bailout, Banks, bonuses

AIG -- The Movie

Mar 18, 2009
I can only stew about AIG so many hours of the day. At some point, I have to diffuse the frustration. Last night, I channeled it into my favorite...
Posted In: AIG, bonuses, recession art

AIG has to pay it back

Mar 17, 2009
Tonight, the Treasury said it will make AIG repay the government the $165 million in bonuses handed out last week. In a letter to Congressional...
Posted In: AIG, bonuses, Geithner, TARP

Should we let the AIG bonuses go?

Mar 17, 2009
I'm struggling with how we should proceed on the AIG bonus payouts. How much time, energy and money should go into stopping bonuses retroactively...
Posted In: AIG, bonuses, TARP

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