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The all-time champion recipient of federal aid from the financial crisis?

Mar 16, 2011
This final note today, in which I somehow naively hope will be the last time we'll have to say the word "TARP" on this program....
Posted In: Bank of America, Citigroup, financial crisis, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: Davos and FCIC

Jan 27, 2011
The World Economic Forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland, and already we're hearing from forum participants. A senior executive of Goldman Sachs...
Posted In: bank regulations, credit rating, Davos, FCIC, financial crisis, Goldman Sachs, Japan, mid-day update, S&P

Financial crisis and 'Other People's Money'

Jan 26, 2011
If you want to find out what caused the 2008 financial crisis, you can pick up a copy of the 576-page report by the U.S. commission appointed to ...
Posted In: book review, Books, financial crisis, financial reform

Analyzing the Fed's bank loan data

Dec 1, 2010
If you've ever tried to sort through transactions on your own bank statements, you will appreciate the work produced by The Wall Street Journal a...
Posted In: financial crisis, The Fed

Time to unwrap the presidency

Dec 29, 2008
In this time of crisis we have not one, but two presidents on the case. One is addressing the issues, while the other is unveiling his portrait. Do...
Posted In: financial crisis, president

Dressing up for the crisis

Oct 30, 2008
On today's Marketplace, Mitchell Hartman reports on how Halloween revelers are seizing on the financial crisis for their costume and party themes...
Posted In: financial crisis, Halloween, Wall Street, Zombiecon

Dow closes up nearly 900 points

Oct 28, 2008
Consumer confidence hits an all-time low and today's Dow reacts by ... hitting the second-highest point gain ever. Analysts contacted by the...
Posted In: Dow, financial crisis, markets

A look inside Marketplace

Oct 21, 2008
If you're a loyal listener to Marketplace (you are a loyal listener, aren't you?), you may appreciate the Los Angeles Times' story on what's going...
Posted In: financial crisis, marketplace

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