Tuesday, Dec 01st

Last update02:38:10 AM GMT

You are here News Economy Fed in AIG rescue - $85B loan

Fed in AIG rescue - $85B loan

E-mail Print PDF

Government response reaches dramatic new level: U.S. will take 80% stake in nation's largest insurer to prevent global financial chaos.

In an unprecedented move, the Federal Reserve Board is lending as much as $85 billion to rescue crumbling insurer American International Group, officials announced Tuesday evening.

An eventual liquidation of the company is most likely, senior Fed officials said. But with the government loan, the company won't have to go through a tumultuous fire sale.

TVNL Comment: The takeover of assets continues. Bush's ownership society is taking shape. Who are the owners? That's the only question.


Most Recent Related Stories...

Federal Reserve ends 'too big to fail' lending policy

YellenThe Federal Reserve Board approved a rule Monday prohibiting the government from extending emergency loans to...

Inside the Money Laundering Scheme That Citi Overlooked for Years

Citi money laundering schemeWhen Antonio Peña Arguelles opened an account in 2005 at Citigroup’s Banamex USA, the know-your-customer documents...

Another big corporation is flagrantly dodging tax. This must be outlawed

Another corporation evades taxesNo invention of modern capitalism so enrages the public as does the tax haven. When giant...

NY's Gov. Andrew Cuomo raising minimum wage for state employees

NY Gov. CuomoNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced plans to give all state workers a minimum...
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!