Articles About Henry Paulson

Author:
James I. Clark III
Posted:
06.29.2010

Treasury: TARP Repayments Now Surpass Debt

The $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) is turning out to be a better bet than many thought at first. According to the Treasury Department, the amount of money repaid by banks and other recipients now exceeds TARP’s outstanding balance.  In a monthly report to Congress on the program, TARP repayments total $194 billion; […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
11.21.2008

$700 Billion Financial Bailout Plan Still Evolving

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is sitting on $350 billion dollars of the taxpayers’ money, and can’t quite settle on the best way to spend it.  When approved by Congress in October, the $700 billion Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) bill’s purpose was to purchase bad mortgage assets that had frozen the credit markets. The Treasury Department […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
10.21.2008

The Federal Government Takes First Steps to Bail Out Banks

The Treasury Department is spending the first $250 billion of the $700 billion rescue bill that Congress recently approved in an attempt to defuse the financial crisis that has dominated the headlines for weeks.  According to a recent article on GlobeSt.com, the move – which partially nationalizes the banking system – is seen by some […]

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