Tag Archives: taxpayer money

Obama Tackles Economy, Lending in Speech to Congress

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Obama used his time in front of Congress last night to present a “blueprint for our future,” with a specialized focus on health care, education and energy.  But there was plenty of time for talk on […]

Obama’s Treasury to Restrict Dividends, Executive Pay

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Financial institutions that have received generous assistance from Congress may be forced to restrict executive compensation and their dividends, if Barack Obama and his new Treasury have their way. “Those receiving exceptional assistance will be subject […]

Diversity failed? there’s always stock risk

Tacoma News Tribune – It was a year of disillusionment, betrayal and excruciating pain for investors. Wall Street got investing so wrong that the financial system needed an emergency $700 billion transfusion of taxpayer money to avoid collapse, and investors […]