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Fed to give AIG $85 billion loan and take 80% stake

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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 08:31 PM
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Fed to give AIG $85 billion loan and take 80% stake


www.iht.com

In an extraordinary turn, the Federal Reserve agreed Tuesday night to take a nearly 80 percent stake in the troubled giant insurance company, the American International Group, in exchange for an $85 billion loan.

The Federal Reserve and Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase had been trying to arrange a $75 billion loan for the company to stave off the financial crisis caused by complex debt securities and credit default swaps. The Federal Reserve stepped in after it became clear Tuesday afternoon that the banking consortium would not be able to complete the deal.
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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 08:31 PM
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Well here it is folks. Tomorrow should be a little rosier. Instead of all out collapse triggering the circuit breakers and halting trading, we may see a semi normal day at Wall st.

However the problems are not solved, and what are going to be the long term consequences of this kind of activity?

www.iht.com
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posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 08:44 PM
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Chalk up another bailout. Disgusting. People need to wake up. Im seriously going to plan a protest of some sort. This is getting ridiculous.

Star for you.



posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 08:50 PM
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