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Paulson Plan

Trade Deficits and the Financial Crisis

Pat Choate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pat Choate

The unnoted irony of On the Brink is that Paulson wound up in the hot seat in the U.S. Treasury just when the financial speculation he fostered came crashing down.

Bank Executives Agree To Accept Taxpayer Investments

Washington Post | David Cho, Binyamin Appelbaum and Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Executives at nine of the nations largest banks have agreed to accept direct investments of taxpayer dollars, launching a plan that could ultimately g...

Paulson Plan Blasted By Small Banks, State Officials

Wall Street Journal | DAMIAN PALETTA and ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Small banks, state officials and others began an assault on the Bush administration's sweeping plan to overhaul the nation's financial regulatory syst...