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American Express Bailout

WSJ: AmEx Said To Request $3.5 Billion In U.S. Aid

wsj.com | ROBIN SIDEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

American Express Co. which is being hit by slowing consumer spending and rising defaults, is seeking roughly $3.5 billion in taxpayer-funded capital f...

Lobbyists Swarm The Treasury For Helping Of Bailout Pie

New York Times | MARK LANDLER and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- When the government said it would spend $700 billion to rescue the nation's financial industry, it seemed to be an ocean of money. But a...