Content about Bailout

March 20, 2012

By late 2008, Mike Petro had seen enough. It was, for many, the height of the financial mess in this country, marked by bank failures, mortgage crisis, and bailouts; in his view, the financial structure of the United States was teetering on the brink.

“Middle-class workers were taking out home equity loans to pay bills because they were maxed out on their credit cards; their 401(k) plans were shrinking,” Petro said.

April 21, 2011

While analyzing the March numbers for existing-home sales, Lawrence Yun of the National Association of Realtors made a case for low down payments

October 5, 2008

“Secretary Paulson’s proposal for a $700 billion grant of power with no legislative oversight and...

October 5, 2008

The unprecedented shake-up on Wall Street has put an even brighter spotlight on the housing...

October 1, 2008

As the U.S. Senate finished their deliberations on the bailout bill, Newt Gingrich shared his...

August 10, 2008

Will Rogers had a great line about Congress. They’re very good at two things:...