Everybody Is Yelling at Tim Geithner

John Cook · 01/27/10 02:30PM

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is on Capitol Hill today, facing a barrage of camera-friendly and self-righteous (and justified!) bipartisan posturing from members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform over the AIG bailout. It's been testy.

Dubai is Saved by Kindly Neighbor

Ravi Somaiya · 12/14/09 06:45AM

If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can get a completely unexpected $10 billion bailout from Abu Dhabi.

Announcing the Goldman Project

John Cook · 10/15/09 11:36AM

It's Thursday, so Goldman Sachs raked in billions with taxpayer help while you're still unemployed. The bank announced $3.1 billion in third-quarter profits today, and set aside $5.3 billion for bonuses. Help us find out how they spend it.

Bailout Architect Bailed Out By Lies

Ryan Tate · 08/13/09 06:58PM

Hank Paulson's attempt to weasel out of an interview with the New York Times looks more comical every day. Now it's emerged that the book he was busy writing is being written by someone else.

Your Tax Dollars at Work

John Cook · 07/21/09 03:22PM

The St. Regis Monarch Beach, the rich-people hotel that AIG executives partied at after getting all their bailout money, couldn't pay its bills and so now a bailed-out Citigroup owns it. And it's losing money. Your money.

AOL's Shameless CEO Bailout

Ryan Tate · 06/11/09 06:08PM

Tim Armstrong, AOL CEO, just bought a company from... Tim Armstrong, investor. The official line is that the deal is on the up and up, since the consummate salesman won't be taking any profits off his stake. Rich.

Neel Kashkari's High School Homecoming

Owen Thomas · 04/10/09 02:00PM

Remember Neel Kashkari, the government's workaholic bailout czar? We're guessing his job overseeing the nation's finances isn't keeping him that busy. He had time to return to his high school and give a speech!

Owe Money? Blame TARP or Bernie Madoff

Owen Thomas · 04/08/09 11:54AM

Can't pay your bills? Blame Tim Geithner and Bernie Madoff! That's the route two restaurateurs are taking as their finances take a recessionary turn.