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Tarp Oversight

TARP Is Over, But the Bailouts Will Continue Until the Big Banks Are Broken Up -- and Washington Knows It

Robert Reich | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Robert Reich

TARP -- the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008 -- is over. The Treasury Department announced it will be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors. But in reality it's not over.

Hollywood Agrees, Consumers Need Protection

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Elizabeth Warren warns that unless a consumer protection agency with real "teeth" is formed, Americans and small businesses will continue to be brought to their knees.

Sam Stein

TARP Watchdog To Deliver Harsh Testimony On Treasury's Lack Of Transparency

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Neil Barofsky, the special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) is set to deliver much anticipated testimony on Tuesday b...

US Could Lose $2B In TARP, Warns Oversight Panel

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The government could lose out on more than $2 billion if federal officials continue to undervalue part of the financial bailout package, a government ...

Elizabeth Warren: TARP Repayment, More Stress Tests and a Fall off the Pedestal

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

This morning, Ms. Warren fell off the pedestal on which I had placed her.

Message Delivered: Timothy Geithner Answers Questions from Huffington Post Readers

Richard H. Neiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard H. Neiman

On measuring progress, your questions made it even clearer to me that Treasury has to do a better job communicating the success, or failure, of its efforts.

Geithner Testimony On TARP Funds (LIVE VIDEO)

AP/MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Only $109.6 billion in resources remain in the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund. But Treasury Department officials said Tuesday they e...

Arthur Delaney

Elizabeth Warren To Geithner: "People Are Angry"

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In her opening statement at Tuesday's Congressional Oversight Panel hearing on the Trouble Asset Relief Program, COP chairwoman Elizabeth Warren told ...

Bailout Watchdog Warns Of Lack Of Oversight, Potential For Fraud

New York Times | EDMUND L. ANDREWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Treasury Department's most ambitious plans to rescue troubled banks -- partnerships between the government and private investors, ba...

TARP Watchdog Finally Gets Expanded Authority

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After months of waiting, Neil Barofsky, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), will finally be given the resou...

Freedom Watch Is Back: Right-Wing Group Sues For TARP Details

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A conservative legal group is suing the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve to reveal exactly how the first $350 billion of the financial serv...

Not for Nothing: Reforming TARP Compensation

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Lublin

Maybe we can learn from the not-for-profit sector. I believe companies who take funds from TARP should adopt the executive compensation policies of the charitable world.

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...

Now Where'd I Put That $700 Billion?

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Government officials overseeing a $700 billion bailout have acknowledged difficulties tracking the money and assessing the program'...