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Bear Stearns Bailout

1 Million Sub Star: YouTuber Bart Baker On Creating Successful Music Parodies (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.15.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Just moments before he hit his milestone of 1 million subscribers, YouTube parody master Bart Baker joined us live in the studio to chat about the evo...

JPMorgan Being Probed Over Failed Bank's Role In Financial Crisis

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

By Karen Freifeld and Aruna Viswanatha (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is investigating JPMorgan Chase & Co over allegations that Bear Ste...

Shahien Nasiripour

Former Bear Stearns Chiefs, Ignoring Firm's Faults, Blame Collapse On 'Unjustified', 'Irrational', 'Unfounded' 'Rumors' And 'Speculation' | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The former chiefs of failed investment bank Bear Stearns plan to tell an investigative panel Wednesday that the firm's demise was due to nothing more ...

Fed's Bear Stearns Assets It Swallowed in Firm's Rescue | Craig Torres, Bob Ivry and Scott Lanman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

April 1 (Bloomberg) -- After months of litigation and political scrutiny, the Federal Reserve yesterday ended a policy of secrecy over its Bear Stearn...

Bear Stearns Bailout Exposes Fed To Billions In Losses

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve has seen paper losses on real estate assets it acquired when it helped JPMorgan Chase & Co buy Bear Stearns, the Financial Times r...

Bear Stearns Has Learned Nothing

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

We must take action to stop the greed and corruption on Wall Street.

Book: The Secret History Of Bear Stearn's Boiler Room

Mar. 3, 2009 | William D. Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Years from now, when academics search for causes of the stock market crash of 2008, they will focus on the pivotal role of mortg...

"Too Big to Fail" Vs. "Too Big to Be Responsible"

Ryan Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ryan Mack

I believe in the free market economy, but once an entity becomes "too big to fail" it introduces the possibility that government intervention is a justifiable remedy.

Don't Bum Rush a Bad Deal

Charlie Cray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charlie Cray

They're talking about pushing through the largest bailout in history without any hearings. No time to debate the issues. Just ram it through. That says a lot by itself. Shock doctrine, anyone?

Financial Bailout = Patriot Act Redux: Under Cover of Crisis, the Republic is Lost

Pete Cenedella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pete Cenedella

Forgive me if I smell a similar attempt by the Republicans to ram a lopsided, ready-made and offensive prescription down the throats of the American people under the cover of crisis.

Sweetening the Trillion Dollar Bailout

Sasha Abramsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sasha Abramsky

It's been said so many times this week, it hardly needs restating, but I'll restate it anyway: the financial collapse we're in the middle of, and the ...

Republicans Prefer Fiction

Christopher Fink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Fink

When the financial crisis hit this week, the media swiftly declared that dealing with such a reality helped Obama and the Democrats. McCain was on the defensive because actual issues, such as the economy, had taken the spotlight away from pigs with lipstick.

Socialism: Brought to You by the Republican Party

Donnie Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donnie Fowler

Why won't anyone (anyone!) among our nation's leaders call this government bailout business what it is -- corporate socialism?

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon: A Leader Steps Up

Bill George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill George

In taking over Bear Stearns just hours before it would have been forced into bankruptcy, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon took on a broad public responsibility to keep financial markets from unraveling.

Fannie and Freddie's Rich Uncle

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Peete

Those Republicans hate big government but love big bailouts, like Bear Stearns and Fannie Mae. And the help comes fast too, unless you are needy people, like the New Orleans Katrina crowd.

Freddie and Fannie: Republican victims

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The announcement on Sunday that the Fed and U.S. Treasury will backstop these two financial intermediaries is an entirely predictable, latter-day outcome as a result of cowboy capitalism.

Ben Bernanke: Socialist

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Poor lending standards have led to the collapse of communities and harder times for cities, beyond Bear Stearns. Shouldn't they be getting some help too?

My Conversation with Jamie Dimon

Charlie Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charlie Rose

2008-07-07-crose.jpg I recently spoke with Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase about the Bear Stearns buyout, which many argue prevented chaos from spreading across the global market.

At Bear, Jimmy Cayne's Apology Met With Silence

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Mr. Cayne, on his second to last day as chairman of Bear, presided over the meeting at the firm's auditorium, which was filled with more than 400 empl...

Barron's: Bear Stearns Could Get Higher JPMorgan Bid

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bear Stearns Cos (BSC.N: Quote, Profile, Research) could fetch a higher takeover bid from JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N: Quote, Profile, Research), and a...

Congress And Bush Administration At Odds Over Regulating Wall Street

New York Times | By EDMUND L. ANDREWS and STEPHEN LABATON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As Congress and the Bush administration struggle to contain the housing and credit crises -- and prevent more Wall Street firms from collapsing as Bea...

Billionaire Lewis Warns He May Try To Stop Bear Stearns Deal

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bear Stearns shareholders are understandably furious about the investment bank's sale to JPMorgan Chase for about $2 a share. Now one of the largest o...

Bear's Biggest Losers

Wall Street Journal | CASSELL BRYAN-LOW, KATE KELLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

British billionaire Joseph Lewis made his fortune gambling on currencies. His recent investment in Bear Stearns Cos. has turned out to be a disastrous...

Senator Reid Slams Bush's Handling Of The Economy

New York Times | STEVEN LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Bush welcomed the Federal Reserve's sweeping intervention in the financial markets, his administration faced accusations Monday that it s...

Is Lehman Next?

CNN/Money | Colin Barr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lehman Brothers (LEH) may be in for a long day. Shares of the brokerage firm slid 15% in early trading after the firm said it's got enough cash to kee...