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Gov't sets rules to leave bailout program

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posted on May, 6 2009 @ 10:51 PM
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Gov't sets rules to leave bailout program


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The nation's largest banks that want to exit the financial rescue program will have to demonstrate to the government that they can survive without its support.

In a joint statement, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and other government banking officials said Wednesday that the 19 largest banks seeking to withdraw from the $700 billion rescue program will have to prove that they can borrow money without the support of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
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posted on May, 6 2009 @ 10:51 PM
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All they are doing is giving people the illusion that this is an optional program. The government does not want banks to opt out of the bailout agreements because then there will be nothing to hold over them. The required "proof" that the banks will be able to stand on their own two feet will be so difficult to provide that none of them will be allowed to leave the bailout program.

Unless they have buddies in Washington, that is...


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[edit on 6-5-2009 by TheAssociate]



posted on May, 6 2009 @ 11:12 PM
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well lets thank god they all have friends in washington then.
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