Bank Bailout

High quality essays written by financial and economics experts are presented. Essays discuss the history of bank bailouts in the U.S. dating back to the Great Depression, the current financial crisis, and the efforts of the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve to keep the banking industry solvent. Significant terms, definitions, and economic indicators are also provided.

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'Too big to fail' means 'too small to matter'.

Hill

The article focuses on the issues concerning the government's move to bailout the major banking sectors in the U.S. READ MORE »

Bank Risk of Failure and the Too-Big-to-Fail Policy.

Economic Quarterly (10697225)

Discusses the bank risk of failure and the policy regarding a government bailout in the U.S. Effect of the expectation of contingent bailouts on the... READ MORE »

GREECE MAY NOT BE THE END OF IT.

Newsweek

This article suggests that a 185-billion-dollar bailout of the Greek government by the European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)... READ MORE »

Stop the Bail Outs Now.

Newsweek (Pacific Edition)

The author of the article suggests that the bailouts being given to the U.S. automobile industry and the banking industry may harm the U.S. economy.... READ MORE »

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Bank Run in Cyprus; Who's Next?

Bank Run in Cyprus; Who's Next?

Moderate Voice

The article discusses the deal negotiated by Eurogroup to bailout the banking system in Cyprus. READ MORE »

Here Comes Another Third-World Bailout

Here Comes Another Third-World Bailout

Human Events

Reports on the approval of the leaders of the Group of Seven nations for a Third World bailout scheme. Estimated cost of the bailout; Purpose of the... READ MORE »

Quiet! You'll wake the Australians!

Quiet! You'll wake the Australians!

Green Left Weekly

The article reports on the demonstration of the indignants movement in Australia against the huge bailouts of the big banks during the financial... READ MORE »

No `special treatment' for banks on fund bailout, thrift group urges

No `special treatment' for banks on fund bailout, thrift group urges

American Banker

Reports on a call by America's Community Bankers' to Congress not to give special treatment to banks in the bailout of the Savings Association... READ MORE »

M&A Talk in Ireland

M&A Talk in Ireland

American Banker

The article discusses the debt crisis in Ireland, bank finance, and aspects of a possible government bailout or nationalization of the country's... READ MORE »

How Have Banks Managed to Repay the Bailout?

How Have Banks Managed to Repay the Bailout?

Dollars & Sense

The article presents questions and answers related to banking including how the bailout was repaid by banks. READ MORE »

Noonan: Banks must hand over tapes

Noonan: Banks must hand over tapes

Daily Mail

MICHAEL Noonan has warned that banks must be prepared to hand over tapes of internal conversations about the bank guarantee and bailout. READ MORE »

French parliament OKs Lyonnais bailout plan

French parliament OKs Lyonnais bailout plan

Hollywood Reporter

Reports on the French parliament's approval for the bailout plan for state-controlled Credit Lyonnais Bank. Planned sale of the bank's assets. READ MORE »

Flushed with cash

Flushed with cash

Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009)

The article reports on the announcement by Flushing Financial Corp. in Long Island, New York that it has received $700 billion bailout in 2008. The... READ MORE »

Bank officials admit US bailouts 'better' than UK's

Bank officials admit US bailouts 'better' than UK's

Money Marketing (Online Edition)

The article offers information on the views of British bank officials on U.S. bailouts. It states that officials believes that U.S. bailouts are... READ MORE »

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: A Bailout for the People?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: A Bailout for the People?

Journal of Economic Issues (M.E. Sharpe Inc.)

In this article, the authors examine the recent evolution of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in light of the ongoing and massive public sector bailout of... READ MORE »

Editors' Note

Editors' Note

Mother Jones

This article introduces the issue with a discussion of the bailouts of U.S. automakers and banks during the 2008 recession as they relate to... READ MORE »

As banks repay loans, Treasury to ask how bailout money spent

As banks repay loans, Treasury to ask how bailout money spent

Hill

The article reports on the investigation of the U.S. Department of the Treasury on how the bailout money was spent by the individual banks. READ MORE »

Germany Details New Resolution Powers

Germany Details New Resolution Powers

American Banker

Brief information is given about a law in Germany for restructuring lenders and avoiding bank bailouts. READ MORE »

Too Big to Fail:  The Hazards of Bank Bailouts

Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts

Region (10453369)

Reviews the book "Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts," by Gary H. Stern and Ron J. Feldman. READ MORE »

Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail

Region (10453369)

Presents excerpts from the book "Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts," by Gary H. Stern and Ron J. Feldman. READ MORE »

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