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AIG CEO: Bonus Uproar 'Just As Bad' As Racist Lynch Mob

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business

Maybe you got angry about AIG paying huge bonuses just months after it nearly brought down the financial system and took a $182 billion bailout. We...

Roy Sekoff Discusses Latest AIG Bonus Outrage On 'The Ed Show' (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

HuffPost's Editor, Roy Sekoff, was on The Ed Show Wednesday night to discuss the latest AIG outrage: the refusal of company executives to follow throu...

Marcus Baram

AIG Still Hasm Paid Back Bonuses Which Sparked Outrage | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This is a story about what happens when populist outrage flares white-hot and then quickly fades away. Last spring, thousands of angry protesters s...

AIG Wants Charity Money Back To Pay Bonuses

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Insurance giant AIG is trying to seize a $490 million charitable endowment -- and claw back $27 million it already awarded to New York charities -- to...

AIG Bonuses: What Ever Happened?

New York Times | Steven M. Davidoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We are now about a month past the bonus backlash at the American International Group. It was on March 16 that President Obama said he had asked Treasu...

Yelling From the Back Step

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
B. Jeffrey Madoff

"Toxic assets" are two words that don't belong together in the English language. The meaning of one cancels out the meaning of the other.

Bonus Cry Baby

Roger Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Roger Smith

I went back to Mr. DeSantis' tear-stained letter of resignation, and tried to see if indeed his outrage at the very idea of being asked to give his bonus back possibly justified. I quickly concluded, No way.

Fox Anchor Likens AIG Bonus Tax To Sexual Abuse

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, Fox Business Network anchor Dagen McDowell appeared on Fox News to make the case against the tax on AIG bonuses by comparing it to sexual abuse...

AIG's Six Year Saga Of Alleged Fraud

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The recent outcry over $165 million in post-bailout bonus payments has put AIG on the hot seat. But, in fact, the bonus disbursement is perhaps the l...

AIG Underbidding Insurance Rivals and Why We Should Be Really Angry

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

If AIG loses millions, or billions, in the future due to its "overly aggressive pricing" we are going to be picking up the tab.

Andrew Ross Sorkin Explains

Maciej Ceglowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maciej Ceglowski

Sorkin argues that if we do not pay $165 million in performance bonuses to executives at the failed insurer, we risk chipping at the very foundations of the rule of law.

Sam Stein

Flashback: It Was Bush, GOP That Opposed Executive Compensation Caps | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is a rather curious spectacle to see congressional Republicans express outrage at the exorbitant bonuses being handed out by bailed-out companies a...

Sam Stein

Dodd: Treasury Officials Insisted On Weakening Bonus Provision | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Treasury Department demanded that Sen. Chris Dodd insert exemptions into the stimulus bill that allowed bailout recipients to receive bonuses, the...

Who Is AIG's $6.5 Million Man?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

**UPDATE: Mystery Man Revealed** On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that a number of AIG executives have decided to return their controve...

Sam Stein

Wyden: My Bill Could Have Prevented AIG Mess | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Additional reporting by Arthur Delaney Senator Ron Wyden said on Tuesday that the furor surrounding AIG's bonus payments could have been avoided had...

AIG and the 'Road Not Taken'

Brian Shott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Shott

What does Robert Frost's famous poem have to do with the insurance giant, anyway?

Treasury Will Use $30B Infusion To Compel AIG To Repay Bonuses

Wall Street Journal | JONATHAN WEISMAN and CHAD BRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama, trying to contain a political firestorm, instructed Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner "pursue every legal avenue" to block $...