Which businesses should governments bail out during COVID-19?

May 21, 2020
The speed at which governments are having to decide which companies to offer assistance to has echoes of the 2008 financial crisis.
"What we're talking about now is government having its ownership fingers on probably all types of business imaginable," Lord Paul Myners said.
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Boeing is in line for a bailout under "too big to fail" theory

Mar 20, 2020
The aircraft maker is also a space and defense company, "a huge provider of government services," one expert says.
Boeing directly employs about 150,000 people but relies on the broader aerospace industry with 2.5 million jobs.
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Greece leaves bailouts behind; wonders what's ahead

Aug 15, 2018
Some Greeks fear their country may struggle once bailouts end.
A man waves a Greek flag in front of the Greek parliament during a pro-European rally on July 9, 2015 in Athens, Greece.
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Bear Stearns employees: "Poor, smart and had a deep desire to be rich"

Mar 14, 2018
New York Times reporter Kate Kelly discussed the types of people who worked at Bear Stearns, including CEO Jimmy Cayne.
A man walks out of Bear Stearns headquarters on March 24, 2008 in New York City.
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