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ProPublica's (and NY Times') "Untold" Magnetar Story Creates Excuses for Wall Street and Washington

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Contrary to recent reports, Magnetar wasn't a previously unknown hedge fund, it did not create the synthetic CDO structure, and the magnitude of its role in the subprime crisis has been overblown.

One Year Before Crisis, I Told Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett AIG Had Serious Trouble (and Goldman Sachs Knew Too)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The mark-to-market losses were just one part of the problem. AIG had a grave problem just from this position alone, and AIG had other serious problems.

Goldman Sachs Nearly Bankrupted AIG

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Goldman Sachs wasn't the only contributor to the systemic risk that nearly toppled the global financial markets, but it was the key contributor to the systemic risk posed by AIG.

Treasury Cover-Up of Goldman's Role in AIG Crisis?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Tavakoli

Goldman paid mega bonuses in past years subsidized by selling hot air. Now it proposes to again pay billions in bonuses based on earnings made possible by taxpayer dollars.

Goldman Sachs Responds To The New York Times

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Did Goldman Sachs dissemble and equivocate in its responses to the New York Times?