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Big Bank Bailout

5 Years After Crisis, These Former Wall Street Kingpins Are Living Large

Center for Public Integrity | Alison Fitzgerald | Posted 09.10.2013 | Business

Five years after the near-collapse of the nation’s financial system, the economy continues a slow recovery marred by high unemployment, hesitant con...

Meddling in Banks Causes Its Own Perils

Clifford W. Smith | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Clifford W. Smith

We are creating monumental problems down the road from regulators pursuing this disruptive, counterproductive and dysfunctional course of protecting the banks and also intervening with their operations.

Taking on TARP

Dan Rather | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business
Dan Rather

"You can't look at what happened in the run-up to 2008 and see how it's not going to repeat itself, given what we've done," says Neil Barofksy, who became TARP's Special Inspector General in December, 2008.

Shahien Nasiripour

Banks Could Get Money From New Obama Proposal -- And Still Not Lend | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration's new proposal to stimulate the economy would send money to smaller banks, with the hope that they would then lend it to smal...