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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 | 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 | 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...