The bailout formerly known as TARP

November 13, 2008

It seems like only yesterday that U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson was up on Capitol Hill, asking Congress for a mere $700 billion to buy bad assets that were clogging up lending.┬áThe so-called Troubled Asset Relief Program isn’t buying troubled assets, but the TARP acronym lives on.

Taylor rules McCain plan a winner

October 11, 2008

John Taylor, former Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs in the Bush administration, speaks with Thomson Reuters Markets Washington Bureau Chief Corbett B. Daly about Republican White House hopeful John McCain’s $300 billion plan to help struggling homeowners.