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If you've been following events in Europe (checkout Kossack gjohnsit's post on the Rec List for the latest on this, by clicking [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/02/13/1064299/-The-push-back-is-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM PST with 32 Recommends
It's looking like the SEC/Goldman Sachs lawsuit could open up a whole new can of worms, one that Tim Geithner and some bank executives aren't likely to be very happy about. The story's about AIG ...
by RJ Eskow
Comment Count 370 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 08:56 PM PDT with 652 Recommends
Elizabeth Warren was appointed chair of a newly created Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), which is charged with keeping tabs on the $700 billion bailout of the financial sector - including ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 06:37 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
While discussing the enormity of the Financial Bailout, with a co-worker today, and struggling to find a way of comprehending all those BILLIONS, that Taxpayers are in one way or another, PAYING FOR -
by jamess
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu May 07, 2009 at 07:18 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Elizabeth Warren was appointed chair of a newly created Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), which is charged with keeping tabs on the $700 billion bailout of the financial sector - including ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2009 at 03:24 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
The size of our national economy this year is roughly $15 trillion. The size of the Credit Default Swaps (CDS) market is $64 trillion. The ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2009 at 09:48 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
This morning, Frank Rich asks us in his weekly NY Times column: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/22/opinion/22rich.html?_r=1 Has a 'Katrina Moment' Arrived?]" There's a diary on the Daily Kos Rec ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 112 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2009 at 11:59 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
During the Second World War, US GIs had a phrase that they liked to use to describe a shitty situation: SNAFU (Situation Normal All Fucked Up) It seems like a pretty apt description of the banking ...
by ManfromMiddletown
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2009 at 11:51 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Geithner gets tough questions from Senate panel By Steve Holland - Mar 12, 2009 WASHINGTON (...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2009 at 08:25 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Can anyone say "The Largest Transfer of Wealth in the History of the Planet" Today on C-span the Comm. of Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs led by senator Dodd had the VP of the Federal Reserve, ...
by ron phelps
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2009 at 12:42 PM PST with 4 Recommends
By Nov. 5, AIG had paid out $37 billion of their bailout funds to CDS ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 11:45 PM PST with 34 Recommends
You may well be asking yourself, what the hell? How come the banks are getting trillions of dollars and they’re still broken? Didn’t I give them all my deposits and now my taxes? And ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2009 at 03:11 PM PST with 6 Recommends