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Bailed Out Banks

Watchdog: Bailed-Out Banks Used Billions Meant For Small Business Aid To Repay TARP Funds

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Small Business

WASHINGTON -- A government watchdog says that 137 community banks used $2.1 billion from a special fund aimed at boosting lending to small businesses ...

CEO's Pay Rises In Face Of Strict New Rules

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business

* Pay for Brady Dougan up one third to 7.77 mln Sfr * Robert Shafir is top earner with 10.59 mln Sfr * Chairman Rohner s...

The Mortgage Settlement Allows Banks to Steal Without Penalty

Abigail Caplovitz Field | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Abigail Caplovitz Field

The consent agreements the bailed-out bankers (B.O.B.s), the feds and the states are largely as had been promised. One big surprise, however, is that the B.O.B.s would now be allowed to systematically overcharge borrowers and steal their homes. Seriously.

CEOs of Bailed-Out Regional Banks Receive Raises

Reuters | Steve Eder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bailed-out by taxpayers, Fifth Third, PNC, Regions, KeyCorp and other large heartland banks have been quietly approving pay increases for their top ex...

Community Banks In Trouble? More Bailed-Out Banks Fail To Pay U.S. Dividends

washingtonpost.com | Binyamin Appelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A growing number of community banks that got federal bailouts are failing to pay quarterly dividends they owe to the government, including two banks t...

Money Spent On Perks, Fringe Benefits Rose At Bailed Out Banks Last Year

Washington Post | Tomoeh Murakami Tse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the nation's biggest financial firms were struggling and the federal government was spending hundreds of billions of dollars to save many of t...

Roy Sekoff On AIG-Fed Emails: This Has Got To Be The End Of Tim Geithner (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff appeared on The Ed Show Thursday to weigh in on news that Tim Geithner and the New York Fed actively worked to keep details...

Bailed-Out Banks Ramp Up Pay Packages To Top Talent

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some big banks that have received government bailouts in the U.S. and Britain are offering handsome pay packages to lure stars and reverse last year's...

Three Bailed-Out Banks Stop Paying Dividends To U.S. Government

Wall Street Journal | DAVID ENRICH and GREGORY ZUCKERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At least three small, cash-strapped banks have stopped paying the U.S. government dividends that they owe because they got $315.4 million in capital i...

Most Bailed Out Banks Reduced Lending Since Getting Funds

Wall Street Journal | DAVID ENRICH, MICHAEL R. CRITTENDEN and MAURICE TAMMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lending at the biggest U.S. banks has fallen more sharply than realized, despite government efforts to pump billions of dollars into the financial sec...

Northern Trust, Bailed-Out Bank, Spends Millions Partying In Los Angeles

TMZ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A bank that received $1.6 billion in bailout money just spent a fortune last week in L.A. hosting a series of lavish parties and concerts with famous ...

Bailed-Out Banks Can't Track Where They're Spending The Money

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Think you could borrow money from a bank without saying what you were going to do with it? Well, apparently when banks borrow from ...