Articles tagged in bailouts

01.07.10

The Great Collapse of the American Financial System

Stan Reybern

Bailout has become the dirty financial word of the millennium. Hundreds of banks received a helping hand from the government, though many still failed and still more are teetering on the brink of failure. Here’s a breakdown of the nearly $11 trillion in bailouts. Have a look at where all that money went.

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07.29.09

$700+ Billion Later, How Are We Doing?

Stan Reybern

(Image) Despite scathing criticism, the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) is part of today’s reality. Therefore, it is now important to determine just what we, the taxpayers, have gotten for our money. We need to know how the bailed-out companies and institutions are performing now that the funds have been dispersed. It wasn’t an easy job, but we

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