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Economic Recovery Measures

TARP -- One Year Later

Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), established as part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization A
Oct 5, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Three More FDIC Bank Closings

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional three banks (

Weekend Editorial Roundup

This weekend, there have been a number of editorials about fiscal and budget policy. Among them:
Oct 1, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

FDIC Proposes Banks Prepay Insurance Premiums

This week, the FDIC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) to require insured banks to

G-20 Summit's Fiscal and Financial News

It would be easy to dismiss the recent G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh as just more political babble, more empty business as usual just among more countr
Sep 26, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

One More FDIC Bank Closing

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional bank (Georg
Sep 24, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

GAO Report Says AIG Bailout Repayment Remains Unclear

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report (congrats to Andrew Samwick for pointing this out) on the status of government...

The G-20 Summit and Beyond

As the G-20 Summit gets underway in Pittsburgh, what should we hope to hear from the G-20 leaders?

Fed's Monetary Policy Committee Sees Improvement; Policies Stay Unchanged

Following its two day meeting yesterday and today, the Fed’s monetary policy setting body (the Federal Open Market Committee or FOMC) release
Sep 21, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Pressure to Extend Expiring Stimulus Provisions Likely

Recently, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced his support

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