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George Ochenski: The disastrous deregulation merry-go-round

Missoulian 20 Mar 2023
But in fact the “small bank cut-off” for stricter federal oversight is a whopping $250 billion in assets ... Cutting to the chase was Massachusetts Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren, who established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and chaired the Congressional Oversight Panel of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

George Ochenski:

Independent Record 19 Mar 2023
But in fact the “small bank cut-off” for stricter federal oversight is a whopping $250 billion in assets ... Elizabeth Warren, who established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and chaired the Congressional Oversight Panel of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

Greenwood bank execs say no need to panic amid SVB collapse

Index-Journal 18 Mar 2023
... back, even parts that weren’t insured, using FDIC funds and selling the banks’ assets, with anything left over coming from a “special assessment” levied on all U.S ... We’re a very prudent operator, did not take TARP (Troubled Assets Relief Program) money offered by the government.

Congress might be incapable of compromise to save banking system

The Spokesman-Review 18 Mar 2023
The 2008 crisis demonstrated the political courage among congressional leaders but also the policymaking shortcomings that forced them to write and then pass the Troubled Asset Relief Program in about two weeks ... billion on the program - TARP became a four-letter word in politics.

What People Still Don’t Get About Bailouts

The Atlantic 18 Mar 2023
... widely available, then by guaranteeing trillions of dollars worth of liabilities, and eventually by persuading Congress to inject $700 billion worth of direct capital into the system through the Troubled Asset Relief Program to assure creditors that their money was safe.

Understanding the Silicon Valley Bank Run

The Intercept 17 Mar 2023
In a matter of a few days, Silicon Valley Bank collapsed when a panic set in, causing a run on deposits ... He was the deputy chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the 2008 bank bailout, and was formerly the policy director of the AFL-CIO ... Transcript coming soon ... Contact the author.. .

Another View | The Columbian: Restore regulations on banks

TDN 16 Mar 2023
— defaulted, leaving doubt about the future of its assets and investments. With assets of $209 billion, it constitutes the second largest bank failure in U.S ... Instead, it routinely falls on taxpayers to fix the errors of careless financial institutions; the Troubled Assets Relief Program of 2008 cost $442 billion.

Is it a bailout? White House fights comparisons to 2008 as Biden confronts bank crisis

Yahoo Daily News 16 Mar 2023
Neil Barofsky, who oversaw the bank bailout, known as the Troubled Asset Relief Program, for the Bush and Obama administrations, told NPR, "If your definition is government intervention to prevent private losses, then this is certainly a bailout.".

At the Races: Bank shots

Roll Call 16 Mar 2023
Both the tea party movement and the liberal Occupy Wall Street were born out of anger over the federal government’s bipartisan Troubled Asset Relief Program, which activists on the left and right viewed as a bailout for big banks.

Jean-Pierre Triggered when Confronted about Biden SVB ‘Bailout’

The Liberty Beacon 15 Mar 2023
But the Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the original “bailout” program administered under the Obama administration, begs to differ with the Biden Press Secretary ... “The FDIC is acting as a receiver, which typically means it will liquidate the bank’s assets ...

Biden’s bank bailout just the latest in decades of DC disasters

New York Post 15 Mar 2023
After two federally insured banks crashed and burned over the past week, President Joe Biden promised Monday, “No losses will be borne by the taxpayers” from federal relief efforts ... The result was the Troubled Assets Relief Program, which authorized spending $700 billion to shore up banks and other entities.

This banking crisis is different from the 2008-2009 financial crisis in 4 ways, Moody's chief ...

Business Insider 15 Mar 2023
3 ... And while the congress put into legislation the Troubled Assets Relief Program — essentially, a $700 billion bailout — on October 3, 2008, other major regulations such as the Dodd-Frank Act was only signed into law by then President Barack Obama in July 2010.—Mark Zandi (@Markzandi) March 13, 20234 ... ....

Don't call it a bailout: Washington haunted by specter of 2008's grim financial crisis

The Buffalo News 15 Mar 2023
What he did not mention was that a separate loan program that the Federal Reserve has opened to help keep money flowing through the banking system will be backed by taxpayer money ... Casting aside his longstanding free-market philosophy, Bush asked Congress to authorize $700 billion for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, to prop up the banks.

Inflation fight faces hurdles amid bank failures

CBS News 14 Mar 2023
... Program, joins "CBS News Mornings" to discuss what's ahead.

EXCLUSIVE: VP MIKE PENCE blasts Biden in first statement on SVB collapse - insists president ...

The Daily Mail 14 Mar 2023
I warned of the moral hazard created by the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) in 2009, asking 'where is all of this going to end? Just more handouts, more bailouts, and certainly…TARP is just going to be a down payment if we intend to bail out every failing bank in the country.'[1] Indeed, as we are seeing today, TARP was only the beginning ... .

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