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A brutal NY Times editorial and a provocative, fact-filled column and Q&A with a Goldman Sachs' spokeperson by Gretchen Morgensen--all in this Sunday's edition--paint a blistering picture of Goldman ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Nov 22, 2009 at 12:33 PM PST with 68 Recommends
In an 11th hour amnesty opportunity, over 14,700 Americans reported hidden Swiss bank accounts to the IRS. ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Nov 17, 2009 at 08:26 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Remember those big bonuses at AIG that President Obama called an "outrage" last March? The ones that recipients said they would pay part of back? Well, surprise, surprise, they've so far reneged on ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 107 comments on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 07:06 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Didn't you hear the news? Everything is 'hunky dory' out there in the world and according to Newsweek, the recession is over. Even the Queen of England (the richest woman in the Universe) received ...
by Badabing
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jul 26, 2009 at 02:32 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I've come to the conclusion that destroying our economic future so the top international bankers can recapitalize themselves and protect themselves from derivative bets gone sour is nothing less ...
by Badabing
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 12:22 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
You know a musician, athlete, or movie star has reached the pinnacle of their fields when they are showered with fame, fortune, and fans. There are some fields, though, where you toil largely in ...
by washunate
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 09:53 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is troubling Neil Barofsky, the special inspector general overseeing the ...
by happenstance
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 07:39 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
U.S. Rescue May Reach $23.7 Trillion, Barofsky Says Barofsky’s estimates include $2.3 trillion in ...
by disrael
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 03:44 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
$24 Trillion. That's the estimated amount of loan guarantees, TARP and TILF money handed out, along with the other programs designed to bailout the financial industry. That's according to the ...
by Jbearlaw
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 12:59 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Late yesterday, Neil Barofsky announced he's opening 20 criminal and civil investigations into whether TARP money is being used fraudulently. And if an interview with The Hill is any indication,
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2009 at 06:30 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Well, now we know the real reasons as to why Bernanke, Summers and Emanuel were all over the Sunday talk shows telling us why they won't be needing any more TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) money.
by bobswern
Comment Count 80 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2009 at 10:12 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
President Obama said that “us who manage the public's dollars will be held to account, to spend wisely, reform bad habits, and do our business in the light of day , ...
by allenjo
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 09:14 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Just jumping in quick with a reminder that there's some action in Congress today. Just a pro forma session in the Senate today. Looks like today's session might be ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2008 at 06:25 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Cross-posted at Congress Matters . Paul Blumenthal at the Sunlight Foundation points out ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2008 at 02:20 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Paulson is getting help in his efforts to block oversight of his bailout activities, from an anonymous Republican Senator.
by kurious
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 10:00 AM PST with 25 Recommends
TPM reports an "interesting nugget" from the continuing bailout saga: an unnamed Republican Senator ...
by David Waldman
Comment Count 110 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2008 at 01:30 PM PST with 0 Recommends