David J. Lynch

Bloomberg News

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Senior writer for Bloomberg News, covering the intersection of economics and politics; author of When the Luck of the Irish Ran Out: The World’s Most Resilient Country and Its Struggle to Rise Again

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Despite reassurances from the Obama Administration, many financial authorities say banks that are bigger than ever cannot be allowed to fail.

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Despite reassurances from the Obama Administration, many financial authorities say banks that are bigger than ever cannot be allowed to fail.

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Banks that got taxpayer bailouts paid back with interest, but financial authorities are warning it could happen again.

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Banks that got taxpayer bailouts paid back with interest, but financial authorities are warning it could happen again.

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