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The bailout: By the actual numbers

While Democrats paint a glowing picture of the bailout, this Bailout Tracker database tells the whole story. A look at the biggest losses and gains stemming from the TARP and Fannie, Freddie bailout. ... Read more»1

U.S. government could make $15B profit from AIG bailout

The U.S. government’s bailout of AIG in 2008 may end up being a profitable move, according to the Government Accountability Office.... Read more»

Bank of America could cut 40,000 jobs

Officials at Bank of America have considered cutting as many as 40,000 jobs during a company overhaul known as "Project New BAC."... Read more»

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Wall Street wins (and whines)

Close readers of The New York Times will have noticed a disagreement among its reporters on whether Wall Street bankers are pleased or peeved with the treatment they've received from the Obama administration.... Read more»

Behind the spin: Bailout still $123 billion in the red

The administration has been on a PR offensive in recent months to tell the good news about the TARP. In fact, many of its investments have turned a profit, and some of its most infamous bailouts — such as the rescue of AIG — won't end up being the tax dollar black holes they once seemed sure to be. But the true picture isn't so rosy.... Read more»