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Bailout : an inside account of how Washington abandoned Main Street while rescuing Wall Street / Neil Barofsky.

Barofsky, Neil M. (Author).

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

As the special inspector general in charge of overseeing the distribution of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bailout money, Neil Barofsky found that the officials at the Treasury Department were in thrall to the interests of big banks. In vivid detail he reveals how they failed to hold the banks accountable even as they disregarded major job losses and refused to help struggling homeowners.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 338.973 BAR 2012 (Text) 33892100033381 Adult Fiction Book None 10/03/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1451684932 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781451684933
  • Physical Description: xvi, 270 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Free Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Fraud 101 -- Hank wants to make it work -- The lapdog, the watchdog, and the junkyard dog -- I won't lie for you -- Drinking the Wall Street Kool-aid -- The worst thing that happens, we go back home -- By Wall Street for Wall Street -- Foaming the runway -- The audacity of math -- The essential $7,700 kitchen assistant -- Treasury's backseat driver -- Happy endings.
Summary, etc.:
As the special inspector general in charge of overseeing the distribution of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bailout money, Neil Barofsky found that the officials at the Treasury Department were in thrall to the interests of big banks. In vivid detail he reveals how they failed to hold the banks accountable even as they disregarded major job losses and refused to help struggling homeowners.
Subject: Troubled Asset Relief Program (U.S.)
Finance > Subsidies > United States.
Banks and banking > Subsidies > United States.
Corporate debt > United States.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
Rich people > United States

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