In a report to congress, TARP's inspector general says while the program will likely end up making a profit for taxpayers, there's ongoing worry that many small banks are having trouble paying back the feds.
A report out today from the special inspector general who oversees the 2008 bank bailout known as TARP has some bad news about small banks. He says more than 300 small banks that borrowed money from the federal government during the financial crisis have yet to pay it back.
Fifty-five percent of the bank's shareholders voted against pay packages for top execs, including $15 million in compensation for CEO Vikram Pandit. The vote is advisory only, though, and thus doesn't actually force a change in Citi's pay practices.
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