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Zach Carter

Republican Candidate Doesn't Understand What It Means To Cut Spending | Zach Carter | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Neel Kashkari is seeking the GOP nomination to challenge California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) in the November elections. And, like all good Republicans, he...

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...

Capitalism's Achilles Heel: The Cassano Loophole

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cenk Uygur

Jospeh Cassano was the head of AIG's Financial Products Unit. They are the ones that made about a trillion dollars worth of bets in credit default swaps. They lost. Except because of the Cassano loophole, they won.

Robert Benmosche, AIG CEO: We're On The Way To Paying Back The Taxpayers | Jamie McGee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

April 2 (Bloomberg) -- American International Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Robert Benmosche said the insurer is becoming less reliant on U.S. ai...

AIG Bonuses: Insurer To Withold $21 Million

Bloomberg | Hugh Son | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

March 12 (Bloomberg) -- American International Group Inc.'s effort to reach its commitment of $45 million in bonus concessions are focusing on former ...

AIG and the End of Trust

Bob Dowling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Dowling

I'd date the end of trust from March 14. That's because every key player in Washington involved with the bailouts knew the AIG bonuses were coming down the pike but none dared tell the public.

AIG Bonuses: Employees Were Furious At Politicians, | Brady Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

...but behind closed doors, employees at AIG's Financial Products division -- the very unit whose trading had hastened the insurance giant's collapse ...

AIG Execs May Get Pay Raise (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AIG may have lost $8.87 billion last quarter -- and may be in need of another federal cash infusion -- but some of the company's top executives are se...

AIG Bailout Revenue Death Spiral Ends as Rescue Brings Stable Revenue (Update1) | Hugh Son | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) -- American International Group Inc., the troubled financial firm that threatened to bring down the U.S. economy, is showing stabl...

AIG Bonuses: Geithner Says Bank Fee Could Recover 'Outrageous' Payments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After AIG announced its plans to pay $100 million in expedited bonuses this year, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner criticized the payouts as "outrageo...

AIG Bonuses: Pay Czar Calls AIG Bonuses 'Outrageous' But Legal

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Bonus payments totaling $100 million to AIG employees from the same unit that prompted a massive taxpayer bailout are "outrageous" bu...

AIG Bonuses In 2010 Total $100 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — American International Group Inc. is set to pay out about $100 million in a fresh round of bonuses to employees of its financial prod...

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Michael McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael McCarthy


AIG Bonus Cuts | SERENA NG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Most employees currently at the financial-products unit of American International Group Inc. have indicated they will accept cuts in a batch of March ...

The Volcker Rule & AIG: Hedge Funds, Prop Desks Are Not The Problem

Institutional Risk Analytics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There are certain basic things that the investor must realize today. In the first place, he must recognize the weakness of his individual position... ...

AIG Executives Kept Bonuses They Promised To Return, Feinberg Says | Hugh Son | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Four of five managers in AIG's Financial Products unit that are under the jurisdiction of pay master Kenneth Feinberg didn't make good on pledges to r...

AIG Executives Threaten To Quit Over Cuts Issued By Pay Czar

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Five top AIG execs are threatening to resign if their pay is slashed significantly by Obama's pay czar, the Wall Street Journal reports today. The ...

Goldman Sachs Skirts Slashes in Compensation

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

The Times shows its agenda when it refers to the not-yet-existing AIG bonuses slashes as "the humbling downfall of the once-proud giants" while all those pesky citizens won't stop with the "populist animosity."

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...

Executive Pay Cuts? Hold the Standing Ovation

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stuart Whatley

Yes, a quick round of applause for Feinberg for cutting our financial wards' CEO pay. But hold off on the standing ovation; the Obama era does not need a "Mission Accomplished" moment.

AIG's Misguided TARP-Funded Bonuses

Rep. Edolphus Towns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rep. Edolphus Towns

The American people have been eager to understand how the government failed to prevent bonus payments from going out the door -- payments that were paid out with their taxpayer dollars.

AIG Bonuses: Firm Paid $7,700 Rentention Bonuses To Kitchen Assistant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AIG paid retention bonuses totaling more than $168 million to a wide array of employees in its financial products unit, including an assistant in a ki...

AIG and the Season of Greed

Eric C. Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric C. Anderson

I'm expressing my shareholder outrage at the behavior of AIG's top executives, who now want raises. President Obama's compensation czar needs to take a ruler to these executives' knuckles.

Obama's Pay Cuts Let Big Boys off the Hook

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Unfortunately, the administration doesn't have the moxie to go after the most outrageous salaries and bonuses that are about to flow.

Best and Worst Bonuses of 2009

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The median holiday bonus this year will only amount to about $250. Here's a list of some of the best-publicized bonuses that were given out in 2009.