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  • 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.

  • Citigroup 'Too Interwoven' to Fail, Chairman Says Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010 | 8:20 AM ET
    Citibank logo on a sign

    Citigroup remains too "interwoven" to fail even after the government has plowed billions into rescuing the banking titan and Congress has passed laws taking aim at financial behemoths, Citi Chairman Richard Parsons told CNBC.

  • Fed Critics Run Risk Their Attacks Will Backfire Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 7:24 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    Since the US central bank launched its $600 billion round of asset purchases at the start of November, its critics have not hesitated to accuse it of recklessness, incompetence and conspiracy to devalue the dollar, often in vitriolic terms, the FT reports.

  • Bank of America Says It Met Condition of TARP Exit Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 3:25 AM ET
    Bank of America flag

    The bank has told US regulators that it has sold enough assets this year to meet the final condition that was set on its landmark plan to repay $45 billion in government bail-out funding. The FT reports.

  • A Lively Talk with George W. Bush Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 4:42 PM ET

    Former President George W. Bush told me in a CNBC interview today in Salt Lake City that the stock market was not a fair scorecard of his presidency.

  • GM's IPO Likely to Price at $33 a Share, Top of Range Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 12:57 PM ET
    Jon Lauckner, General Motors' Vice President of Global Product Planning, speaks at the Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant. GM announced that they will invest $336 million to build the new Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle at the plant.

    Unless stock markets move sharply this afternoon, GM shares are likely to be priced at $33 apiece later Wednesday—the top of their announced range—as part of the company’s IPO, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

  • JPMorgan May Turn to Buyback Before Dividend Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 3:07 PM ET

    The firm may declare a buyback to send a message about how cheap its shares are, according to an analyst fresh off a meeting with CEO Jamie Dimon.