Banks taken to task over bailout cash

February 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/9/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 6, pP12
The article deals with banks with a presence in Las Vegas, Nevada that accepted funds from the government under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). According to bankers, they are prepared to lend or have began lending but are pressured by regulators to improve their balance sheets to control the recession. Some banks attempt to discard the idea that TARP fund was just another measure to fight the recession.


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