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  1. Someone Finally Goes to Jail Behind TARP

    Ever since the crisis arose in 2008, a familiar lament has been how there is no real accountability and no one has gone to prison for tanking the economy. And it's true; by the standards of the S&L crisis- where hundreds of bankers went to prison ...

    - Dec 10 2013 - 7:52am - 14 comments

  2. Liz Warren Is WINNING the Internet

    Say what you will about Liz Warren, she knows how to give the feckless bank regulators hell on camera. It’s kinda funny that a Senate hearing is blowing up on YouTube, but here we are. It's hilarious how not one bank regulator can cite a single case ...

    - Feb 20 2013 - 7:45am - 160 comments

  3. Troubled Assets Relief Program Summary, 2008 TARP Legislation Guide

    https://www.e-junkie.com/ecom/gb.php?c=cart&i=291867&cl=44880&ejc=2 The Guide to Understanding TARP Want to impress your colleagues and interviewers with how much you know about this $700 Billion (and counting) behemoth of legislation? Curious ...

    - Jan 9 2014 - 8:51am

  4. The Carlyle IPO: Long Time Coming

    For a company with close to $100 billion AUM and a legacy which spanned Wall Street’s most profitable decades, Carlyle is flying mighty low beneath the radar these days. After several false starts, the Carlyle IPO seems back on track and set for a Q3 kick ...

    - Jun 13 2011 - 12:45pm - 11 comments

  5. Banks Not Allowed to Repay TARP

    In an interesting piece in the Urinal today, Stuart Varney alleges that banks are being pressured into NOT repaying TARP money, because the Obama administration wants to maintain control: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123879833094588163... Prominent ...

    - Apr 4 2009 - 6:47pm - 18 comments

  6. Too Big to Fail Movie Review

    Just a forum to post what you thought of the movie. I thought it was pretty good.. Investment Banking Morgan Stanley Goldman Sachs Bank of America TARP JP Morgan financial crisis Merill Lynch too big to fail ...

    - May 24 2011 - 8:09pm - 29 comments

  7. White House Slashes Pay for TARP Recipients

    The 7 companies who received the largest amount of TARP assistance have been ordered to cut the salaries of their top 25 employees by an average of 90% from last year. Their all-in pay will be reduced by an average of 50% from last year. The cuts affect ...

    - Oct 21 2009 - 5:44pm - 10 comments

  8. R.I.P...TARP

    The Troubled Asset Relief Program. Let's take a deep breath and discuss, calmly. As our work week begins on Monday, the most controversial and highest impact piece of legislation of our recent times, will come to an end. Top financial regulators met ...

    - Oct 2 2010 - 12:26pm - 8 comments

  9. Our very own Den of Thieves

    Den of Thieves is required reading from Wall Street Lit 101. Over the years, the term has become synonymous with the greed and villainy Wall Street either inspires in or extracts from people (depending on your perspective). A new den of thieves has ...

    - Sep 29 2010 - 11:41am - 8 comments

  10. What's going on with full-time TARP hiring of foreigners?

    Just wondering if anyone at the TARP banks (Citi, BoA, etc) know whether non US citizens will be considered during full time hiring this year. I know there were issues with the non- US citizen Summer Analysts hired into Citi this year, but I'm not ...

    - Jul 30 2009 - 6:24pm - 14 comments

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