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Europe Bailout Fund Chief: 'No Need To Do Anything' About Downgrade

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2012 | Business

By Kevin Lim and Emily Kaiser SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The head of Europe's bailout fund said on Tuesday that Standard & Poor's d...

Sam Stein

Top Bailout Recipients Spent $71 Million On Lobbying In Year Since Bailout | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With Reporting By Julian Hattem Twenty-five top recipients of government bailout funds spent more than $71 million on lobbying in the year since they...

US To Put Conditions On TARP Repayment

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Strong banks will be allowed to repay federal bailout funds, but only if such a move passes a test to determine whether it is in the national economic...

US Wants Taxpayers To Invest In Bank Bailouts They're Already Financing

New York Times | GRAHAM BOWLEY and MICHAEL J. de la MERCED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During World War I, Americans were exhorted to buy Liberty Bonds to help their soldiers on the front. Now, it seems, they will be asked to come to th...

Firms That Got Bailout Money Continue Lobbying

New York Times | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and CHARLIE SAVAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The financial giant Bank of America says it is no longer lobbying the federal government about its unfolding bank bailout. After receiving $45 billion...

Ryan Grim

Fed Official Confronted Over Bailout Spending Secrecy (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Where's the bailout money going? If the federal government told you, then banks might stop taking it. That's the argument made by Federal Reserve Vic...