Tag Archives: bailout

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AIG Says Bailout Terms Were Unfair, Is it Considering a Lawsuit?

Yes, they're serious

Elizabeth Warren has called AIG’s suggestions “ridiculous”

By Ashley R. Harris

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Government Bailout helped banks not small business

Government Bailouts Helped Banks, Not Small Businesses

TARP payments benefited banks, never reached small businesses

The U.S. Treasury invested more than $200 billion in 700 banks through the bailout program.

By C. Daniel Baker

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What the European Debt Crisis Means for Your Investments

Market volatility is here to stay. Don't panic—adjust your portfolio and look for opportunities

In today’s tumultuous investment environment, what should you do as an investor? Follow our advice…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Report: Barclays To Defer Bonuses

LONDON (AP) — Barclays is planning to defer bonuses for its highest-paid executives in hopes…

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Poll: Majority Says Bonuses for Bailed Out CEOs Unfair to Taxpayers

Job creation cited as a better option

Poll results: If you were an executive at a Wall Street firm that received government…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street (With Protesters)

With the economy in terrible shape, everyone has a favorite scapegoat. For some, it's bankers and bureaucrats.

On my lunch hour last Friday, I went down to lower Manhattan’s financial district—the nerve…

By John Simons

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Government Announces New Loan Programs

Hopes modifications will help raise slumping GDP

To diminish the effect of a sluggish economy, the government announced two new programs today…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Automakers to Plead Case for Bailout

Opponents believe plan won't be enough to save industry

Representatives from the Big Three automakers will appear before Congress this week to plead their…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ask an Expert: Economic Conundrum

As bailout focus shifts, government tackles a tough dilemma

BlackEnterprise.com spoke with Julian Morris, an economist and founder of London’s International Policy Network based…

By Renita Burns

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Government Shifts Focus to Homeowner Stability

Mortgage modification programs could help many blacks prevent foreclosure

Now that the Treasury Department aims to use the remaining $400 billion of the bailout…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Bush Signs Bailout Bill

House bill includes AMT patch, FDIC increase

The House of Representatives passed the $700 billion emergency economic stabilization bill and sent it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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FAR-Reaching Bailout

More and more people are starting to understand why approving the $700 billion Emergency Economic…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Maxine Waters Gives an Update on the Bailout

Yesterday, while walking around the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, I ran into…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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From Wall Street to Main Street

The credit crisis' impact on you

The wave of bank failures and the wrangling in Congress over a $700 billion rescue…

By Renita Burns

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Small Business on Capitol Hill

Senate committee addresses hurdles faced by underserved entrepreneurs

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who chairs the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, held…

By Joyce Jones

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Banking News Roils Markets

Dismal financial outlook predicted in perception of U.S.

Before the end of the trade today, the announcements made by the two storied banks,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Five Investment Sectors to Consider

Despite shaky market, experts say there are still good opportunities

The equity markets have been battered, largely driven by the sour economy: Through the first…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Government Takes Control of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Bail-out will redistribute management to FHFA, Treasury, and Federal Reserve

The federal government yesterday took control of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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