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TARP Watchdog: Bailed-Out Executives Are Paid Way Too Much

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business

-- Government officials argued Tuesday over whether pay is still too high for top executives at bailed-out companies like AIG, General Motors and All...

Eleazar David Melendez

'Pay Czar' Failed To Rein In Fat Paychecks For CEOs

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Top executives at three major companies that received taxpayer-financed bailouts received excessively generous pay packages last year, in an apparent ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Divisions Emerge Among Republicans Over Elizabeth Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story was updated at 11:45 p.m. ET to include mention of a Boston Globe op-ed. A growing divide has emerged among Republicans over the possible ...

Neil Barofsky, TARP Watchdog: Criminal Charges Could Be Coming For New York Fed In AIG Scandal

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The government-appointed watchdog for the government's $700 billion bailout program says that the New York Federal Reserve could be hit with criminal ...

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.

TARP Watchdog, Neil Brofsky, To Launch Investigation Into Fed's Secrecy On AIG Bailout

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Elizabeth Warren: Obama Is Pushing Back Against Wall Street (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Financial reform advocate Elizabeth Warren appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Thurday to discuss President Obama's new proposals to rein in banks. W...

TARP Fraud Probes Have Tripled Since April, Says Watchdog

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The watchdog charged with policing the massive government bailout says that he's conducting 65 investigations of possible fraud in the program, more t...

Shahien Nasiripour

Bailout Watchdog: Shutting Down TARP To Be Tricky, Government Does Not Have Plan To Address 'Too Big To Fail'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Of all the problems that plague TARP -- including its lack of transparency and disclosure, shifting goalposts, and an unclear purpose -- there's one t...

Neil Barofsky, TARP Watchdog: Bailout Will 'Almost Certainly' Result In Loss For Taxpayers

bloomberg.com | Robert Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Neil Barofsky, the federal watchdog for the $700 billion financial industry bailout, said the program will "almost certainly" r...

Goldman Sachs Responds To The New York Times

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Did Goldman Sachs dissemble and equivocate in its responses to the New York Times?

Report: Treasury Misled Public On Bailouts

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The credibility of the government's $700 billion financial rescue program was damaged by claims a year ago that all of the initial bank...

Elizabeth Warren: "Until We Have A Credible Liquidation Threat, We Don't Have Capitalism In America" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TARP watchog Elizabeth Warren has been critical of how the bank bailouts have been handled, but in an interview with MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Monday morn...

Treasury Retreats From Standoff With TARP Watchdog

The Wall Street Journal | EVAN PEREZ and DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Treasury Department backed away from a standoff over the independence of the special government watchdog appointed to scrutinize how last year's $...

TARP Watchdog Raids 2 Banks

CNN | Jennifer Liberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal agents in Florida on Monday raided two banks that last week scuttled a deal that would have qualified one of them for federal bailout funds. ...

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...

TARP Watchdog: US Needs New Agency To Protect Consumers From Banks' "Tricks And Traps"

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The outspoken head of a U.S. Congressional watchdog panel will strongly urge lawmakers on Wednesday to set up a new government agency to ...

Elizabeth Warren's Relationship With The Treasury Is "Rocky"

Time | Sheelah Kolhatkar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Don't let my politeness fool you," says Elizabeth Warren. The Harvard Law professor and head of the congressional panel monitoring the bank bailout ha...

TARP Watchdog: Stress Tests Relied On Too Rosy A Scenario

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A government test of whether 19 major banks could survive a further downturn in the economy may have relied on too rosy a scenario ...

Bailout Corruption: Feds Open 20 Criminal Probes Into Fraud, Insider Trading

Los Angeles Times | Ralph Vartabedian and Tom Hamburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Washington and Los Angeles -- In the first major disclosure of corruption in the $750-billion financial bailout program, federal invest...

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...