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Nationalized Banks: Why They Might Work (Barfer - Pravda MSM Media at it Again!)
Yahoo! News ^ | 03-09-09 | Stephen Gandel

Posted on 03/07/2009 12:51:50 AM PST by wac3rd

IndyMac will soon earn the first half of its name back. The government, which seized the failed bank last summer, is expected to close a deal in the next week that would return the California mortgage lender to private ownership. For IndyMac, the deal means independence in less than eight months. For the government, the IndyMac sale provides a shining example that takeovers can work at a time when the Obama administration may soon begin pushing for more nationalizations. (See 25 people to blame for the financial crisis.)

"The fact that the government ownership of IndyMac is coming to an end in just eight months is successful," says Kevin Stein, a former associate director of resolutions at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and an investment banker at FBR Capital Markets. "Nationalization is a tool that has been used in the past and can be effective in the future in certain situations."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: 111th; banking; banks; bho44; mediabias; nationalization; schumer
How much more drivel can these people put out? The CAUSE of IndyMac's demise was a memo from Chuck Schumer that put a run on deposits...IndyMac did a lot of Alt-A loans, but the nail was Federal interference...
1 posted on 03/07/2009 12:51:51 AM PST by wac3rd
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To: wac3rd

From what I’ve read, the TALF (not TARP), money that was put into motion this week is set aside for ‘subprime’ borrowers at %1 over Libor. Bank rates for people who can’t, and haven’t, payed. This is going to get a whole hell of a lot worse IMO.


2 posted on 03/07/2009 1:15:53 AM PST by allmost
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To: wac3rd
Why They Might Work

Who are they kidding lying to?

There is always a might, an if, or a maybe connected to a liberals ideas.

3 posted on 03/07/2009 3:55:04 AM PST by chainsaw (If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free! -- P.J..)
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