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Geithner Bank Bailout

We Hate Bailouts More Than Ever: Study

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

Americans have always kind of hated bank bailouts, but that hatred seems to be getting hotter with time -- which is a headache for President Obama, wh...

Contradicting Secretary Geithner

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Geithner is completely wrong if he thinks the financial reform bill now before Congress "has teeth." There is simply nothing there that will rein in our largest financial institutions.

Banking on Failure: FDIC Shutting Down Insolvent Banks at a Record Pace

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

It is preposterous to conclude that the U.S. banking sector is well capitalized and strong enough to endure a severe economic recession.

It's Time to Treat America's Homeowners as Well as We've Been Treating Wall Street's Bankers

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

"The banks are too big to fail" has been the mantra we've been hearing since September. But when you consider the millions of American homeowners facing foreclosure, aren't they also too big to fail?

Interfluidity: Control Without Accountability | Steve Randy Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's not exactly right to say that our don't-ask-don't-tell quasinationalization policy has given us "ownership but not control". An assertive Treasur...

The Simplest Plan For Helping Homeowners

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

By offering short-term loans, the government would be using taxpayer money wisely to stimulate banks to reform their lending practices.

Geithner Switched Gears On Bailout Days Before Announcing Plan | Neil Irwin and Binyamin Appelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just days before Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner was scheduled to lay out his much-anticipated plan to deal with the toxic assets imperiling th...