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By Simone Pathe
Former Regulator Bair Recounts Behind the Scenes of Financial Crisis, Bailouts…
Tonight on the NewsHour, FDIC Director Sheila Bair weighs in on the state of the U.S. banking system. In a Web-exclusive excerpt, Bair speaks bluntly about the need to break up banks that are deemed "too big to fail."…
By Carolyn O'Hara
In an interview with Paul Solman, FDIC chairwoman Sheila Bair discusses lessons learned from the financial crisis, and looks back on the federal bailout of institutions deemed "too-big-to-fail," saying, "In retrospect, I think it was not a good idea."…
Paul Solman: We’re interviewing Sheila Bair, head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, this Friday. And she’s agreed to answer your questions as well as mine. Her answers will be posted here on the Business Desk in a special…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The Obama administration's much-anticipated "stress-test" results found that 10 of the nation's 19 biggest banks need a total of about $75 billion in new capital to withstand losses if the recession worsens.
To prevent 1.5 million U.S. homes from facing foreclosure, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. made a proposal Friday for lenders, backed by the government, to modify struggling borrowers' loans. A New York Times reporter discusses the agency's plan plus resistance…
About 1.5 million American households could stave off foreclosures under a revised loan-guarantee program unveiled Friday, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said.
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