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Regional Banks Get Treasury Money
Business  (tags: Bailout, Bailout Plan, Banks, Capital One Financial, Economy, Federal Reserve, Finance, Financial Crisis, Henry Paulson, SunTrust Banks, Treasury Department, Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, Business News )

- 2588 days ago -
MarketWatch: The biggest of the banks were planning on using some of the bailout money to buy smaller banks rather than rewrite loans and save borrowers. They are actually and boldly planning to use taxpayer dollars to finance their Merger and Acquisition
AIG's Lords and Lady of the Hunt May Find Themselves Under Attack After Luxury Trip
Business  (tags: AIG, Bailout, Paulson, Bernanke, Bush, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, illegal wars, mortgage crisis, US taxpayers, coverup, corruption, finance, economy )

- 2601 days ago -
4 Top AIG Execs flipped U.S. taxpayers the bird by spending $86,000 on a partridge hunt at an English country manor as the feds gave their struggling firm billions to stay afloat.
G.O.P. : The Mask Slips
Business  (tags: Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, Greenspan, McCain, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, mortgage crises, health care, credit crunch, coverup, corruption, lies, liars, illegal wars, Cmapaign 2008 )

- 2605 days ago -
The G.O.P. has masked the terrible consequences of much that it has stood for over the decades. Now the mask has slipped.
Re-Capitalization Anyone?
Business  (tags: Paulson, G7, G20, business, corruption, debt, dishonesty, ethics, finance, foreclosures )

- 2608 days ago -
Paulson said he would discuss with his counterparts in G7 countries what more can be done collectively to stabilize the financial system. He said he will be calling for a meeting of the G20, which includes countries with emerging economies.
Fed Pumps Further $630 Billion Into Financial System
Business  (tags: Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, Greenspan, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, mortgage crisis, corruption, coverup, lies, liars, illegal wars, Economy, Federal Reserve, Finance, Wall Street, Wall Street Bailout, Wall Street Crisis, Business News )

- 2617 days ago -
The Fed increased its existing currency swaps with foreign central banks by $330 billion to $620 billion to make more dollars available worldwide. The Term Auction Facility, the Fed's emergency loan program, will expand by $300 billion to $450 billion.
After Taking Credit For Bailout Bill, Is McCain Campaign Willing To Share Responsibility For Its Failure?
Business  (tags: John McCain, George Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, Neocons, Republicans, PNAC, illegal wars, bank failures, mortgage crisis, BIG OIL, gas prices, food prices, corruption, coverup, Cmapaign 2008 )

- 2617 days ago -
If the McCain campaign was willing to take credit for the success of the bill, does McCain also deserve credit for its failure?
Hedge Funds Brace For Investors To Cash Out
Business  (tags: Banks, Finance, Hedge Funds, Personal Finance, Wall Street, Wall Street Crisis, deregulation, Republicans, Bush, McCain, Gramm, Paulson, Greenspan, Bernanke, coverup, corruption, Business News )

- 2617 days ago -
No one expects a wholesale flight from hedge funds. But even a modest outflow could reverberate through the financial markets. To pay back investors, some funds may be forced to dump investments at a time when the markets are already shaky.
The Monster That Ate Wall Street
Business  (tags: Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, McCain, Gramm. Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, mortgage crisis, credit crisis, gas prices, BIG OIL, illegal wars, fiscal irresponsibility, coverup, corruption, campaign 2008 )

- 2618 days ago -
How 'credit default swaps'--an insurance against bad loans--turned from a smart bet into a killer. Interactive Graphic: Major Players in Economic Crisis
EVeryone's Smiling as Banks' and Billionaires' Bailout Rescue Gets Closer
Business  (tags: bailout, Paulson, Pelosi, Franks, Dodd, Bush, Democrats, Republicans, bailout, banks, loans, lending, mortgages. debt, taxes )

- 2619 days ago -
""We've been working on this a long time. We've still got more to do to finalize it, but I think we're there. So far, so good," beamed Henry Paulson. Good for whom?
Once in a Century Rip-Off
Business  (tags: Bush, McCain, Republicans, Wall Street, bank failures, economy, economics, Paulson, Bernanke, bailout, mortgage crisis, bank failures, Campaign 2008 )

- 2620 days ago -
Economist Michael Hudson: the bailout is a giveaway that will cause hyperinflation and dollar collapse. watch the video:
Politically-Unaffiliated Economists Repudiate Paulson's Plan - 200 Sign Petition Against It
Business  (tags: bailout, academic economists, Paulson, banking )

- 2621 days ago -
This doesn't surprise me, since the plan is clearly geared toward saving the cronies and donors of politicos. But it's good to know what these academic economists object to.
Make the Banks Pay the Government Back or Foreclose on Them
Business  (tags: Banks, Economy, Financial Crisis, Loans, Paulson, Troubled Assets, Wall St. Crisis, Wall Street, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, illegal wars, bank failures, gas prices, mortgage crisis, BIG OIL, BIG PHARMA, corruption, lies, Business News )

- 2623 days ago -
If the problem, as "Hank" Paulson repeated Sunday, is that there was no way to value the "troubled" assets, the price is obviously going to be arbitrary. So, why don't we consider it a loan? Banks wouldn't give YOU an extra day/week/month to pay bills...
Fair Game: Your Money at Work, Fixing Others' Mistakes
Business  (tags: economy, George Bush, John McCain, republicans, bailout, Wall St., investments, bank failures, taxpayers money, Republican slush fund, Paulson, Bernanke, PNAC, Neocons, corruption, coverup, golden parachuttes, CEOs' salaries, mortgage crisis, credit crunc )

- 2624 days ago -
Depending on how the rescue plan is operated, it could bloat our final bill for this mess while benefiting the very institutions that got us into it.
Bear Stearns Faces Break-Up or Sale Under US Treasury Pressure
Business  (tags: Bear Stearns, JP Morgan/Chase, U.S. Treasury, Paulson, markets, investors, investments, bail-out, sale, breakup )

- 2814 days ago -
JPMorgan Chase and Lazard were last night locked in talks to secure a swift deal that would end the 85 years of independence of Bear Stearns, the stricken ...

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