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Readers Ready to Bail on Banks

Readers debate the role of government in solving bank losses.

By Doug Feaver  |  January 15, 2009; 7:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bailout , Economy Watch , Fed , Treasury  | Tags: Bailout, Economy Watch  
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How About 4.5 Percent?

Readers debate plan that could result in government intervening to provide low-fixed-rate 30-year mortgages.

By Doug Feaver  |  December 4, 2008; 7:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Economy Watch , Mortgages , Treasury  | Tags: Economy Watch, Mortgages, Treasury  
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Citigroup Bailout Blasted

Readers, who have hated bailouts from the moment they were first proposed, are up in arms today about news that the government will protect Citigroup against potential losses on a $306 billion pool of troubled assets.

By Doug Feaver  |  November 24, 2008; 7:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Auto Industry , Bailout , Economy Watch , Taxes , Treasury  | Tags: Economy Watch, bailout  
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Readers Want Bailout Oversight

Readers are apoplectic about the news that the bailout program is without oversight.

By Doug Feaver  |  November 13, 2008; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Bailout , Economy Watch , Treasury  | Tags: Economy Watch, Paulson, Treasury, bailout  
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Tax Windfall for Banks

Readers furious to learn that the administration gave U.S. banks "a windfall of as much as $140 billion" in addition to the bailout.

By Doug Feaver  |  November 10, 2008; 7:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Economy Watch , Taxes , Treasury  | Tags: Economy Watch, Taxes, Treasury  
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