Government Programs TARP

  • Chrysler Repays TARP

    The Treasury announced Chrysler has repaid its TARP obligations. So, how is the government's auto bailout program doing? Ron Bloom, Special Assistant to President Obama for manufacturing policy weighs in.

  • U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid and Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner.

    Not many things have emerged from the quagmire of US Congress recently which have produced a truly pleasant surprise. But could the troubled asset relief programme - better known as Tarp - turn out to be one?

  • AIG

    A pair of TARP pariahs meet shareholders, a pair of big-cap companies report tough quarters and a pair of would-be wed wireless names face scrutiny. Here's what we're watching.

  • 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

    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

  • 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.

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

  • Yes, and here are four ways to play it.

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

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