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Sheila Bair

Citigroup grabs Wachovia on the cheap

Wachovia Corporation has agreed to be bought out by Citigroup in a deal supported by the U.S. government. Exact terms of the deal are still forthcoming, but this could be seen as a best case scenario for a bank which was increasingly under…

Does the FDIC have enough money?

Given the fact that the FDIC lost a massive $10.7 billion on the IndyMac transaction, I am re-posting this blurb from July. I said then, I still believe, the FDIC needs a lot more money or it will be bust. Sheila Bair has already requested…

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