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Was TARP a success?

Was TARP a success?

October 5, 2010

by Dan Collins for The Futures Magazine editorial blog

The Financial Times published a commentary on Monday talking about the success of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). The basic premise of the story seemed to be that for a piece of legislation that has been roundly criticized — demonized even — TARP has actually been successful in doing what it was supposed to do. In a sense TARP is the Rodney Dangerfield of legislative programs.

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Former FDIC Chairman William Isaac (Part 2 of 2)

Former FDIC Chairman William Isaac (Part 2 of 2)

September 22, 2010

By Nathan Stovall for SNL Financial

William Isaac served as the chairman of the FDIC from 1978 to 1985, overseeing the resolution of numerous failed banks, including the winding down of large institutions such as Continental Illinois, the nation’s seventh-largest bank prior to its failure in 1984. Isaac is now the chairman of LECG Global Financial Services and Fifth Third Bancorp.

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