Yves Smith

financial consultant and blogger

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Talk of "nationalizing" America's biggest banks, like  Citigroup  or  Bank of America , has frightened investors and caused bank stocks to decline.

'Nationalizing' America's Banks: Rumors and Realities

Talk of "nationalizing" America's biggest banks, like Citigroup or Bank of America , has frightened investors and caused bank stocks to decline.

from To the Point

The Big Three bailout  passed the House  but stalled in the Senate today, even after Barack Obama warned that collapse of the auto industry would have "a devastating ripple effect"…

Will Washington Rescue Detroit's Big Three?

The Big Three bailout passed the House but stalled in the Senate today, even after Barack Obama warned that collapse of the auto industry would have "a devastating ripple effect"…

from Which Way, L.A.?

After a  compromise  between Democrats and the Bush White House, Congress passed the  $14 billion Big Three bailout  bill last night.

Will the US Get a 'Car Czar?'

After a compromise between Democrats and the Bush White House, Congress passed the $14 billion Big Three bailout bill last night.

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