GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION


Bailout(s) & Intervention


Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (EESA)


Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)


Term Auction Facility


Term Asset-backed Loan Facility (TALF)


Other Lending Facilities

    Fed Extends Three Emergency Loan Programs to April
    By Scott Lanman — Extensions of Primary Dealer Credit Facility, Term Securities Lending Facility, and Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility
    Dec 02 2008, NEW YORK, USA (BLOOMBERG)


Plunge Protection Team (PPT)

    White House takes aim at derivative market
    By Greg Robb — PPT says near-term top priority is to oversee successful implementation of central counterparty services for credit default swaps
    Nov 14 2008, WASHINGTON, D.C., USA (MARKET WATCH/WSJ)

    Justice League Or Plunge Protection Team?
    By Bob O'Brien — Fact or fiction: market moves and the PPT, no longer just a conspiracy theory
    Nov 28 2008, NEW YORK, USA (BARRON'S)

    President’s Group Outlines OTC Changes
    By Edward Hayes — PPT endorses idea of a central counterparty to stabilize the credit-default swap market
    Nov 25 2008, NEW YORK, USA (CCH WALLSTREET.COM)

    Saved by the Cabal!
    By Simon Dumenco — Paging the President’s shadowy Plunge Protection Team
    Jan 27 2008, NEW YORK, WASHINGTON, D.C., USA (BLOOMBERG)


Private Profits, Socialized Risk


Congressional Oversight


SEC Oversight


U.S. Treasury Oversight


Fiscal Policy

    Can the US economy afford a Keynesian stimulus?
    By Willem Buiter — The Keynesian fallacy compounds three errors
    Jan 05 2008, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FINANCIAL TIMES)

    How fiscal, monetary policies worsened the meltdown
    By Robert Genetski — Understanding the role of monetary and fiscal policy in the current crisis is particularly important for containing the damage from this point forward
    Nov 13 2008, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA (HEARTLAND INSTITUTE)

    More Panic
    By John H. Makin — The appropriate roles for monetary and fiscal policy after a financial collapse
    Oct 31 2008, WASHINGTON, D.C., USA (AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE)

    The Global Effects of U.S. Fiscal Policy
    By Kimberly Flood — Global macroeconomic implications of the expiration of major tax cuts in the U.S. and expected increases in entitlement program expenditures (PDF)
    May 2008, OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA (BANK OF CANADA)

    Monetary and Fiscal Policy
    By Christopher Conte for U.S. Department of State — An Outline of the U.S. Economy
    Feb 2001, WASHINGTON, D.C., USA (.GOV)

    Montetary Policy and Fiscal Policy Links
    By News Staff — A collection of links to many good information websites
    2008, NEW YORK, WASHINGTON, D.C., USA (ROGERS ECONOMIC.COM)


Fanny & Freddie


Auto Industry


Other Industries & Sectors

    Olmsted Falls school district wants a bailout, too
    By Joe Milicia — Financially ailing Ohio school district has joined the ranks of banks and automakers clamoring for a portion of the $700 billion economic bailout package.
    Dec 03 2008, CLEVELAND, OHIO, USA (OHIO.COM)


International Montary Fund & World Bank


Bretton Woods


The G-20


Moral Hazard






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