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The 2016 Republican Field Has A Complicated History With The Bank Bailout
Cruz's office, for example, could not find a past comments from him on the TARP. His aides were surprised by the absence
Republican Candidate Doesn't Understand What It Means To Cut Spending
Neel Kashkari is seeking the GOP nomination to challenge California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) in the November elections. And, like
Taxpayer Dollars Paid A Third Of Richest Corporate CEOs
More than one-third of the nation's highest-paid CEOs from the past two decades led companies that were subsidized by American taxpayers, according to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for Policy Studies, a liberal think tank.
Taxpayer Dollars Paid A Third Of Richest Corporate CEOs: Report
The 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform bill required all corporations to disclose more information about executive pay, and
Homeowner Rescue Effort: Nearly Half Of Mortgages Modified Under Obama Aid Program Are In Default, Again
By Reuters, Reuters
The administration has refined the HAMP program since its inception to broaden its reach, including by expanding eligibility
Florida Hardest Hit Fund Under Federal Investigation
By Sun Sentinel, Sun Sentinel
In addition, the program provides a one-time payment to qualifying homeowners of as much as $25,000, up from $6,000. Payments
Bailout Costing Taxpayers Billions, TARP Watchdog Warns
Another 137 banks in that program simply refinanced their TARP debts through other government loan programs designed for
Tim Geithner, Fed Know Libor Is Useless, But Will Keep Using It For Taxpayer-Backed Bailouts Anyway
Managing Editor, Business and Tech, The Huffington Post
It's a good thing we have all decided not to care about the Libor scandal, or Tim Geithner might be looking kind of silly right now.
Paul Ryan, Fiscal Hawk, Broke With Mitt Romney To Support Auto Bailout
By Reuters, Reuters
But many in the town of 60,000 say his support for sharp cuts in safety-net spending has hurt their community's ability to
Demote, Defang DeMarco
Leo W. Gerard
International President United Steelworkers union
This guy, Edward DeMarco, the acting head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, is deliberately damaging America -- promoting foreclosures, high unemployment and excessive taxes. He has got to go.
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Hardest Hit Fund Tapped Most By Oregon For States' Shares
Other states that have done a relatively good job so far in distributing aid include North Carolina (drawn down 27 percent
Hardest Hit Fund Least Effective In Sea Of Disappointing Housing Programs: New Report
The Hardest Hit Fund is a small part of TARP, which was established in 2009 with the aim of pumping $700 billion into the
TARP Banks Still Unable To Repay Taxpayer Bailouts In Hundreds Of Cases
By Reuters, Reuters
* 137 banks used other government program to repay bailout money By Rachelle Younglai "We're continuing to balance exiting
Debt Collectors Confess To Defrauding Bank That Received TARP Funds
"It's really just unscrupulous individuals that we’re finding who seek to exploit this program and we’re just not going to
U.S. Could Still Be In Recession If Not For Stimulus, Fitch Report Says
For Americans who aren't economists, of course, it can be hard to tell that the country isn't still mired in a recession
Bailouts Profiting Taxpayers Is Just A Myth
By Bloomberg View, Bloomberg View
Here’s a breakdown of the numbers. The report, citing White House budget office figures, estimated $46 billion of costs under
TARP Bailout Watchdog: 'We're Letting Our Guard Down' Against Too-Big-To-Fail Banks
Romero argues that both Americans and the financial community have grown complacent due to discussions of financial stability
Treasury Tries To Bail Out Public Image Of Bailout
The new Treasury charts are intended to underscore the severity of the economic dip, the fact that the recovery has been
Washington and Banks Don't Understand Small Businesses Are the Engine of Economic Growth in America
Small business advocate
Let me give you some advice I have been giving to people for a decade: quit listening to what your politicians are saying and start watching what they are doing. If you look past the propaganda you'll see that the U.S. government is anti-small business.
Mortgage Modification Scammers On Notice As Federal Offices Announce Crack Down
Thousands have turned to the Home Affordable Modification Program, or HAMP, a federal initiative meant to offer cash-strapped
Economists Call For Massive Debt Relief To Jumpstart Economy
CLOCK TICKING In other words, bondholders are taking the position if they must suffer losses, so must the banks. What some
BofA, Wells Fargo, Citigroup Left TARP Early To Avoid Restrictions On Executive Pay: Report [UPDATE]
Treasury Assistant Secretary Tim Massad released this statement in response to the report: In the wake of the financial crisis
Bank Lawsuits Are Next Best To Letting Them Fail
The Vietnam War gave us the expression, “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” The same kind of thinking might
'Secret' Fed Loans Reveal Divide Between 'Wall Street Aristocracy' And Ordinary Americans
As the crisis deepened, the Fed relaxed its standards for acceptable collateral. Typically, the central bank accepts only
This Day In TARP Triumphalism
It's been a while since we've heard that trumpet voluntary from the Treasury Department, signaling the sending of another press release celebrating the fact that "TARP worked!" But this week, the horns sounded.
Tim Geithner: President Should Veto Any Legislation Weakening Financial Reform
In June 2009, the administration submitted to Congress a proposal that would fundamentally reshape the financial system. It
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