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Christy Romero

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama's HAMP Initiative Struggling To Help Homeowners

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

A government auditor has warned that the U.S. Treasury Department doesn’t understand why distressed homeowners are re-defaulting at an “alarming...

Report Raises Concerns About Housing Aid Program

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) - Nearly half of the mortgages modified in 2009 under the Obama administration's signature homeowner rescue effort are...

Mark Gongloff

Bailout Watchdog Issues Dire Warning To Taxpayers

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business

Guess what, American taxpayer: More than four years after the financial crisis started, you are still on the hook for a nearly $15 billion investment ...

AIG Bailout's Hidden Costs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

Merry Christmas, America, the U.S. government is about to close the books on its AIG bailout with a big profit. Please just ignore the immeasurable co...

TARP Watchdog Wants Libor Completely Out Of Bank Bailouts

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

The Treasury Department's bailout watchdog wants to stop using the flawed Libor rate in setting the terms of bank bailouts. Too bad she wasn't arou...

Bailed-Out Bank Defrauded By Debt Collection Agency

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business

Apparently debt collection agencies aren't only making things difficult for debtors. Executives at Oxford Collection Agency have pled guilty to co...

TARP Profit A Myth

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

Contrary to the Obama administration's claims, the bailouts of the financial and auto industries have not turned a profit for the U.S. government and ...

Bailout Watchdog: 'We're Letting Our Guard Down' Against Too-Big-To-Fail Banks

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

The likelihood of another financial crisis and subsequent bailout is far from dead. And that's partly because Americans and the financial community fo...

Alexander Eichler

Banks Left Bailout Program Early To Avoid Restrictions On Executive Pay: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

In the wake of the financial crisis, a number of the nation's largest banks were excused from the government's rescue program before they had returned...

William Alden

No More Bailouts For Wall Street, Regulator Says

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

The era of Wall Street bailouts is over, a top government regulator told Congress on Tuesday. The financial reform legislation passed last summer b...