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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

MIDDAY UPDATE: TARP, HAMP, and retail

Dec 14, 2010
Today Jeremy Hobson spoke to former Democratic Ted Kaufman, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel. About $50 billion of the $700 billion TARP...
Posted In: Best Buy, Big Book, Commerce Department, Facebook, foreclosures, Gordon Brown, HAMP, JC Penney, mid-day update, Retail, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unemployment and genetically-modified food

Nov 30, 2010
The two million long-term unemployed could find themselves cutting back drastically if unemployment benefits ends today, and this could affect...
Posted In: Comcast, Europe, genetically modified food, mid-day update, National Leprechaun Museum, netflix, Small Business, TARP, unemployment benefits

Bank Bailout & Stimulus Spending: dynamic duo, or evil twins?

Oct 1, 2010
On trial today: the government's response to the financial crisis. The White House is officially evaluating the $800 billion stimulus program. ...
Posted In: bank bailout, fuel economy, Leaf, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Nissan, poem, stimulus, TARP

A poem about TARP

Sep 30, 2010
A poetic summary of where the bailout money went, and how we get it back....
Posted In: bailout, TARP

TARP closing, but another door opens

Sep 20, 2010
This final note, two weeks from now, our long national bailout is officially over. The door will be closing on new investments by the $700 billion...
Posted In: bail out, Banks, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: GM CEO Ed Whitacre stepping down...

Aug 12, 2010
... the company reports $1.3 billion in profits-- IPO to come Car dealers face higher demand with short supply New jobless claims rise again For...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, BP, China, consumer confidence, Dr. Seuss, Ed Whitacre, foreclosures, General Motors, GM, Godfather of Solar, Green Eggs and Ham, lost decade, mid-day update, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP: 'Tis but a scratch!

Jul 19, 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: bailout, benefits, BP, Chrysler, GM, Halliburton, mid-day update, Obama, TARP, Unemployment

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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