Review Comments | 08.21.09

geithner-tim-4.jpgGeithner: U.S. Dealings With Goldman Were Appropriate – “We have been forced to do just extraordinary things and, frankly, offensive things to help save the economy,” Mr. Geithner said. “I am completely confident that none of those decisions…had anything to do with the specific interest of any individual firm, much less Goldman Sachs.” We’re done here. [WSJ]
Informant in UBS Case Gets 40 Months in Prison – That was worth it. [DealBook]
Humble pie for bust billionaire – He called Russians not in the bil-club ‘losers’. Classy. [BBC]
Meredith Whitney Predicts More Than 300 Bank Failures – Meh. [Bloomberg]

geithner-tim-4.jpgGeithner: U.S. Dealings With Goldman Were Appropriate – “We have been forced to do just extraordinary things and, frankly, offensive things to help save the economy,” Mr. Geithner said. “I am completely confident that none of those decisions…had anything to do with the specific interest of any individual firm, much less Goldman Sachs.” We’re done here. [WSJ]
Informant in UBS Case Gets 40 Months in Prison – That was worth it. [DealBook]
Humble pie for bust billionaire – He called Russians not in the bil-club ‘losers’. Classy. [BBC]
Meredith Whitney Predicts More Than 300 Bank Failures – Meh. [Bloomberg]

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Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for cadbury_egg.jpgCadbury and Kraft turn sweet on deal – Kraft finally put up a number that wasn’t an insult. [FT]
Senator Wants Explanation on AIG Severance Deal – Chuck Grassley would like Ken Feinberg to explain why the AIG general counsel got a severance package. Yes, he’s up for re-election. [WSJ]
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