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Keeping tabs on the bailout

Dec 11, 2012
Sure, AIG's rescue turned a profit, but what about the rest of the bailouts?
Posted In: AIG, bailout

U.S. to profit from selling remaining stake in AIG

Dec 11, 2012
It looks like the U.S. government’s rescue of insurance giant AIG is coming to an end. And, amazingly enough, it’s a happy ending: The government is selling the last of its AIG stock -- for a profit.
Posted In: AIG, bailout, government spending

Spain's banks to suspend foreclosures for the needy

Nov 16, 2012
The Spanish government is suspending foreclosures for the neediest homeowners just a week after a woman there committed suicide when officials arrived at her apartment to seize it.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis, bailout

Another housing agency may need bailout

Nov 15, 2012
The Federal Housing Administration may need taxpayer money as delinquencies mount on loans it guaranteed for first-time home buyers.
Posted In: Federal Housing Administration, Housing, bailout

Austerity as seen from the streets of Athens

Nov 13, 2012
Yesterday, the Greek parliament pushed through an extensive package of cuts and tax increases -- its most aggressive austerity budget so far -- in order to receive their next bailout payment.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, bailout

Greek austerity: A light around the bend?

Nov 12, 2012
European finance ministers are meeting today in Brussels to decide whether Greece will receive its next scheduled bailout payment of $40 billion.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greece, austerity, bailout

Car country goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
Car country played a big role in President Obama's re-election last night. Michigan and Ohio both benefited from the auto industry bailout and both went for the President last night.
Posted In: 2012 election, Ohio, bailout, GM, Chrysler

Podcast Extra: Ohio goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.
Posted In: 2012 election, auto market, bailout, Ohio, Michigan

Surprise! The most critical vote this week may be in Greece

Nov 6, 2012
Protesters continue to fill Athens today ahead of the Greek Parliament’s vote on public sector spending cuts.
Posted In: Greece, Europe debt crisis, austerity, bailout

Greek workers protest latest austerity push

Nov 5, 2012
Workers are back on strike this morning in Greece, where the government is scheduled to vote on a new round of austerity cuts this week.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, bailout

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