Uncle Sam Rescues Money Men

February 2009
American History;Feb2009, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p15
The article discusses the times in which the U.S. federal government has intervened in high finance, presenting a list of five such occasions between 1914-1989 including the 1989 bailout of U.S. savings and loans institutions. Opponents of the government's September 2008 bailout of financial institutions have indicated that such a move is bad for capitalism.


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