iOS app Android app

Henry Paulson Wall Street

Hank Paulson: Wall Street Pay Is "Out Of Whack" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Former Treasury Secretary and Goldman Sachs chief Henry Paulson is the latest critic of Wall Street pay packages, which he now says are "out of whack....

Vanity Fair: Henry Paulson’s Longest Night

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It was February 2008, and Henry M. Paulson Jr., a prince of Wall Street turned secretary of the Treasury, was reflecting on his biggest achievement to...

Goldman Sacks and Plunders

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Goldman Sachs cannot argue that the proceeds it received from the AIG rescue did not constitute an indirect bailout any more than can auto parts makers who are saved by Detroit's bailout.

Hank Paulson Fleeced the American Taxpayers in Order to Save Them

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Paulson's posture has been consistently maintained by the "masters of the universe" since the onset of the economic crisis: privatize the profits (especially after radical deregulation) but socialize all losses.

Jason Linkins

Dirty Secret Of The Bailout: Thirty-Two Words That None Dare Utter | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GET MORE UPDATES ON THE BAILOUT A critical - and radical - component of the bailout package proposed by the Bush administration has thus far faile...

Give Us a Bailout that Helps Everyone

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gerald McEntee

Bush and McCain have turned a blind eye to those who are struggling to keep their homes. Back then they were talking about "market correction." Only now are they talking about government intervention.

Cheney Components of the Paulson Plan

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Bromwich

The banking crisis, in the manner of its management, now looks like the October surprise one week early and with one week longer to turn it to advantage.

Days Of Dancing For Dollars Long Gone

Jeff Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Chang

In the Bronx in the '70s, slumlords bought up apartment buildings, then hired arsonists to burn them down so that they could pocket the insurance money. Who was left homeless? As with this bailout, not the slumlords.

Jason Linkins

Dodd On Paulson Plan: "Not Just Our Economy At Risk...Our Constitution As Well" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Christopher Dodd opened today's Senate Banking Committee hearing by offering deep concern over the bailout package proposal that's been put fo...

Paulson To Urge Fed To Police Wall Street

Washington Post | Neil Irwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. plans to call today for the Federal Reserve to be given new, explicit powers to intervene in the workings of W...

Hank Paulson: 2008 To Be A Difficult Year

Thomson Financial | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today warned that the US economy is not yet out of trouble, and said the combination of the housing correction, fi...

Paulson's Financial Markets Reform Will Do Little For Current Crisis

McClatchy Newspapers | Kevin G. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson makes public on Monday a new blueprint for regulation of the turbulent financial markets, one that has plenty to do w...

Bush Administration To Unveil Broadest Overhaul Of Wall Street Regulation Since Great Depression

New York Times | By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ and FLOYD NORRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Bush administration is proposing the broadest overhaul of Wall Street regulation since the Great Depression. But the plan, to be unveiled on Monda...