Government Programs TARP

  • The GOP's Dixie dilemma Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters, Tuesday June 3, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.

    Do Republicans support Thad Cochran in a runoff and risk damaging tea partyer Chris McDaniel, who could wind up their nominee? Politico's Ben White reports.

  • Why Obamacare desperately needs watchdog: US rep Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:28 PM ET

    With Obamacare predicted to generate more than a trillion in taxpayer spending, one U.S. representative thinks it's time for an inspector general.

  • Fed unveils meeting transcripts from 2008 Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    Fed unveils meeting transcripts from 2008

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Federal Reserve is due to release its 2008 transcripts surrounding the financial crisis.

  • How the Senate could kill the budget deal Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 1:43 PM ET
    Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd L), Senate Minority Whip Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator John Thune (R-SD).

    Most of Wall Street views a budget agreement as a done deal. If it's not, lots of people will have to rethink rosy scenarios for a happy New Year.

  • Obama nominating Treasury official to run CFTC Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 9:48 AM ET
    Timothy Massad

    The President is nominating top Treasury Department official Timothy Massad as head of CFTC, the agency that regulates the futures and options market.

  • Did TARP work? Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 8:18 AM ET
    Did TARP work?

    Dick Kovacevich, former chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo, defends his stance against TARP and "forcing people to take money" they did not want or need.

  • We will go up to the point of 'extreme idiocy': Buffett

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, and former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson share their views on the government shutdown and the chances of default.

  • Buffett: Big banks are not too big Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    Buffett: Big banks are not too big

    WWarren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, with former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson discussing whether America's big banks are too big to manage. Paulson explains why he is focused on structural changes in the financial system.

  • Buffett: History will view TARP as successful Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Buffett: History will view TARP as successful

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO, and former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson discuss the events that led up the government's TARP program during the financial crisis of 2008.

  • Paulson: Regaining trust in Congress Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:39 AM ET
    Paulson: Regaining trust in Congress

    It's going to take really strong leadership, says former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, discussing how both parties can come together and reach a compromise on the budget. At the end of the day, the debt ceiling has got to be increased, Paulson added.

  • Political crisis is 'self-inflicted: Paulson Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    Political crisis is 'self-inflicted: Paulson

    Sometimes it takes a crisis to get something very unpopular done, says former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, discussing how "one element" of the Republican Party has "hijacked" the debate on significant economic problems. Also, Paulson weighs in on the job Jack Lew is doing and explains why there has to be "structural changes" in the way people get their information.

  • TARP didn't save banks, it ruined them: Kovacevich Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    Richard Kovacevich in 2007.

    The TARP financial industry bailout was one of the "worst decisions in the history of the United States," former Wells Fargo boss Richard Kovacevich told CNBC.

  • Next crisis would be a 'bad bellyache': AIG chief Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 10:23 AM ET
    Robert Benmosche, CEO and president of AIG.

    Policies designed to prevent the next financial crisis should give regulators the latitude to "use their noodle," AIG CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC.

  • Does Europe Need a TARP of Its Own? Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
     Does Europe Need a US Style TARP Plan?

    Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, tells CNBC that at some point Europe will have to find a TARP-style solution, as six years after the crisis bank assets are still more than three times Europe GDP.

  • Santelli 'Rises Above' Marginal Taxes Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 11:07 AM ET
    Santelli 'Rises Above' Marginal Taxes

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on increasing the marginal income tax rates.

  • Sheila Bair

    A fundamental clash of philosophies ran throughout the response to the financial crisis, Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" on Tuesday.

  • Neil Barofsky

    Neil Barofsky, the former TARP watchdog says we cannot manage the big banks. We have to kill them.

  • TARP Stretch Could Work for Synovus Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 10:44 AM ET

    A move by M&T Bank last week could serve as the model for Synovus Financial to delay repaying bailout money and avoid a dilutive offering of common shares.

  • SIGTARP Report: AIG Will Be Tough to Regulate Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 12:03 AM ET

    Almost four years after the government spent $161 billion dollars to rescue AIG, and management has spent countless hours restructuring it, a report by the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or SIGTARP, concludes the insurance giant is still too big and complicated to regulate.

  • Volkswagen and Peugeot Eye ECB Loans Offer Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 2:55 AM ET

    Volkswagen and PSA Peugeot Citroën are looking at tapping a European Central Bank loan program designed to aid euro zone banks in a move that could help ease funding costs for the region’s carmakers, the Financial Times reports.