Peter McKay

Markets Reporter, Wall Street Journal

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The brokerage firm Bear Stearns got a  bailout  earlier this year.  The federal government also agreed to  prop up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mack .  But over the weekend, Treasury…

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The brokerage firm Bear Stearns got a bailout earlier this year.  The federal government also agreed to prop up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mack .  But over the weekend, Treasury…

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