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Bailout Costs

Geithner: Bailout Costs 'Incredibly Small' In Comparison To Other Crises

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By David Lawder) - Overall financial bailout costs look cheap compared to past crises, with the final net cost of U.S. Treasury rescue eff...

TARP Bailout Cost Now At $109 Billion, Says CBO

CNN Money | Annalyn Censky, Staff Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK ( -- The government's unprecedented $700 billion economic bailout will actually cost taxpayers just 16% of that total, according...

Wall Street Haggles Over Cost Of Bailout

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Several Wall Street firms seeking to buy back warrants held by the government as part of the $700 billion financial bailout are complain...

Bailout Costs More Than WWII, New Deal, Vietnam Combined

The Big Picture | Barry Rithholtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It is exceedingly difficult to convey exactly how much we are spending on all these bailouts. Whenever I start talking trillions (versus mere billions...

Bailout Cost Actually $167 Billion More Than Projected

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. congressional budget analysts have raised their estimate of the net cost to taxpayers for the government's financial rescue program to $356 billi...

Cost Of Shoring Up Banks May Reach $4 Trillion

Reuters | Emily Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The cost of restoring confidence in U.S. financial firms may reach $4 trillion if President Barack Obama moves ahead with a "bad bank" that buys up so...