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Bailout Bonuses

Adriana Usero

Oh, Now Darrell Issa's Angry About Bonuses, But ... | Adriana Usero | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took issue with the IRS for paying bonuses t...

Bernanke: Compensation Must Be Monitored

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PHOENIX — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday called for banking supervisors to pay "close attention" to compensation practices as t...

Arthur Delaney

New Bill Would Ban All Bailout Bonuses | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Barney Frank's Financial Services Committee will take up a new bill next week to ban bonuses at any companies benefiting from federal bailout fun...

A Disturbing D.C. Whodunit [Update II]

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The mystery over who killed a provision in the stimulus package that would have curtailed bonuses at bailed out companies is a disturbing D.C. whodunit. But even more disturbing is what it reveals about how our government is run.

Sam Stein

Congress, White House Pointing Fingers Over Who Killed Bonus Provision | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The question of who killed a provision that could have reined in lavish bonuses issued by bailout recipients remains a mystery, with key players eithe...

Good Work, AIG!

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

The bonuses may seem greedy, but look what quality stuff they're producing! ...

Where Will Wall Street Execs Go When Bonuses Are Cut? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

John Thain of Merrill Lynch (MER) and John Mack of Morgan Stanley (MS) looked like men in hostage video tapes with guns held to their heads as they we...

Merrill Lynch Chief Fighting For Bigger 2008 Bonus

Wall Street Journal/HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Update 4:40pm EST: Morgan Stanley's CEO John Mack has announced that he will not be getting a bonus for the second year in a row: Morgan Stanley C...

Goldman Sachs Chiefs Give Up Bonuses: Last Year Blankfein Took $70 Million

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the firm that set a record for Wall Street pay last year, became the first U.S. bank to scrap 2008 bonuses for senior office...

Top 10 Bailout-Sponsored Junkets (SLIDESHOW)

Business Sheet | Kamelia Angelova | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Eat, drink, and be merry -- someone will bail you out. After the humiliation of haggling over bailouts, there comes the post-bailout party. Staff of ...

America Discovers That Bailout Will Be Used To Pay Wall Street Bonuses

Clusterstock | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. taxpayers have suddenly noticed where much of the first tranche of the Wall Street bailout is going. Bloomberg's Christine Harper talks to the pe...

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank Of America Bonuses To Shrivel

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Indeed, sources said some Wall Streeters will see their bonuses shrink by 25 percent to 40 percent, while others are set to get zilch when year-end pa...

Letter From Rep. Waxman To Banks Questions Ethics Of Using Taxpayer Funds For Bonuses

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Below is the text of a letter sent on October 28, 2008 from Rep. Henry Waxman, chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to the he...

Cuomo Investigates Bailout Bonuses At Banking Companies

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The New York attorney general has expanded his investigation of bonus payments to Wall Street executives whose banking companies are receiving $125 bi...