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Analysis: U.S. banks prepare for deflation risk

Analysis: U.S. banks prepare for deflation risk

October 12, 2010

By Elinor Comlay and Joe Rauch for Reuters

U.S. banks are bracing for possible deflation and, if it comes, it will not be pretty for lenders, analysts said.

Atlanta-based SunTrust (STI.N) has set up a special committee to assess its exposure to deflation, said Nancy Bush, an NAB Research analyst briefed on the matter by the company.

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Politifact: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett says he voted against the bank bailout

Politifact: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett says he voted against the bank bailout

October 8, 2010

Published by Austin American Statesman on Politifact.com

In a TV ad that started airing Oct. 4, small-business owners applaud U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, who boasts about his vote against the bank bailout package that has haunted some incumbents seeking re-election. When the U.S. House passed the legislation Oct. 3, 2008, most Democrats voted for it while a majority of Republicans said no.

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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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