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Financial Rescue

Geithner: Bailout Costs 'Incredibly Small' In Comparison To Other Crises

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By David Lawder) - Overall financial bailout costs look cheap compared to past crises, with the final net cost of U.S. Treasury rescue ef...

Obama: lists financial rescue as 'most important thing' of his first year

washingtonpost.com | Scott Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama outlined Tuesday a first-year legislative record that he said rescued the economy and placed it on a path of long-term growth, even as...

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Michael J. Panzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Panzner

After almost four decades of relative calm and complacency, there are signs that the social mood is beginning to sour.

Geithner's CNBC Interview: Denies Plan Is A "Disguised Subsidy"

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Following his speech on the Obama administration's plan to alleviate the economic crisis, Treasury of Secretary Timothy Geithner discussed the financi...

Panel Steps Up Criticism of Treasury Over TARP

wsj.com | MICHAEL R. CRITTENDEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury has failed to reveal its strategy for stabilizing the financial system, not answered questions asked by a government w...

Bailout's Handling Gets Criticized By Panel

Wall Street Journal | DAMIAN PALETTA and DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The panel set up to oversee the Treasury Department $700 billion financial-rescue fund is expected to release a report Wednesday highly ...

Report: Lawmakers Set To Draft Final Bailout Bill

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. congressional Democrats and Republicans plan to meet on Thursday to draft a final bipartisan Wall Street bailout bill, a Democratic source said o...