• Government Lost Out on Billions With Bailout Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 2:42 PM ET
    US Capitol Building with cash

    The government has been touting the profitability of the bank bailout. But those profits lag tens of billions of dollars behind what a private investor in the bailed out banks would have made.

  • Dimon Addresses the Chamber     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon discusses regulation and the government, municipal defaults, and what a failure to extend the U.S. debt limit would really mean.

  • Warren Q&A     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    Consumer watchdog Elizabeth Warren takes questions from the audience at The U.S. Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Capital Markets Summit on Ensuring Competitiveness in a Post-Regulatory Reform Environment.

  • If TARP is So Profitable, Why Not Bail Out Everyone? Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 2:49 PM ET
    US Capitol Building with cash

    As Treasury feeds us a steady diet of how much money taxpayers are making off the Troubled Asset Relief Program, you have to wonder why nobody thought of this idea sooner.

  • Citigroup Tops List of Banks Who Received Federal Aid Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 1:05 AM ET
    Uncle Sam taking money out of your wallet

    The bank that exposed the federal government to the greatest potential loss during the government bailout was Citigroup, which received a grand total of $476.2 billion in cash and guarantees, according to a new report of the Congressional Oversight Panel which oversees the TARP program.

  • When to Buy A Bank Stock? Cramer's 2 Criteria Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 7:55 PM ET

    BB&T has both elements, so Cramer chats with CEO Kelly King.

  • Treasury’s Massad Talks TARP Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 9:10 PM ET

    The program so far seems to have been a resounding success, but what will the government do with lingering assets like AIG? Cramer talks to Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability Tim Massad.

  • TARP Makes Future Bailouts More Likely: Top Official Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 4:21 PM ET

    One of the most significant legacies of TARP is that it has increased the chance  of more bailouts,  Neil Barofsky, the government program’s special inspector general, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Citigroup Paying Up to 65% of Bonuses in Cash Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 5:56 PM ET

    This year at bonus time, it pays to work for Citigroup's investment bank. The bank is paying up to 65 percent of the bonuses for its traders and bankers in cash, according to people with knowledge of the payments.

  • SunTrust Secondary Coming Sooner Than You Think Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 7:23 PM ET

    Analysts are saying the end of March, but Cramer wants investors ready long before that.

  • For Bank Investors, Wait for Dividends Coming to End Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | 2:13 PM ET

    When the biggest US banks submit their capital plans to the Fed on Friday, it will mark an important post-crisis milestone for the industry, clearing the way for many of them to resume providing dividends.

  • Deadbeat Banks: One Out of Five TARP Banks in Trouble Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010 | 4:44 PM ET

    About 20 percent of the banks that received TARP funds from the US Treasury have missed payments.

  • Bailed-Out Banks Not Out of the Woods Monday, 27 Dec 2010 | 4:12 PM ET

    Ninety-Eight banks that received TARP funds are still in trouble, based on their third quarter financial results. The number of troubled banks has risen from 96 last quarter. A 2 percent increase in the number of problematic banks may not sound like an impressive jump in risk — but it certainly isn't an improvement either.

  • Citi Investors May Need to Wait Another Year: Pandit Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 1:00 PM ET
    Vikram Pandit

    While Citigroup has managed to rebuild itself from the ruins of the financial crisis, investors likely will have to wait until 2012 to reap the rewards, CEO Vikram Pandit told CNBC.

  • TARP: The Most Effective Bailout Ever? Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 7:35 PM ET

    Cramer thinks it could be. To learn more about how it's working, he spoke with the Treasury Department's Tim Massad.

  • Cramer: Are the Banks Finally Safe to Buy? Monday, 13 Dec 2010 | 6:10 PM ET

    Yes, and here are four ways to play it.

  • Is Apple Worth $430? Monday, 13 Dec 2010 | 3:22 PM ET

    Plus, Huntington Banc or First Horizon—Which do you buy?

  • US Headed in Right Direction: Ace Greenberg Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 11:21 AM ET

    The country is headed in the right direction, Alan “Ace" Greenberg, former Bear Stearns chairman and CEO, told CNBC Friday.

  • Stock Sales Help Government Offset Bailout Losses Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 11:08 AM ET

    Stock sales are helping the government offset projected losses from its $700 billion rescue of the financial system.

  • Treasury: Financial Bailout Income at $35 Billion Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 5:40 AM ET
    Treasury Building

    The government's heavily criticized $700 billion financial rescue program has earned nearly $35 billion in income over the past two years, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.