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Outside editorial: The union's slow recovery

...George W. Bush and for which the Federal Reserve also deserves credit - has worked is the announcement the American International Group had repaid its obligations to the Fed. This company, which was at the center of the mortgage meltdown, received...
BP-Apache talks on Prudhoe Bay stake said to stall

...third consecutive weekly gain. Prudhoe Bay wouldn't be the first big deal to collapse in recent months. American International Group Inc.'s sale of its Asian unit to Prudential Plc for $35.5 billion fell through in June when the two sides...
Outside editorial: How much bite for new watchdog?

...called forth federal deposit insurance, the burning issue today is what to do about institutions - such as American International Group, Bear Stearns or Lehman Brothers - that are not banks but are so large and so intertwined with other institutions...
Reckless bankers undercut reform

...derivatives - in this case credit-default swaps that were insurance on bonds - didn't cause the collapse of American International Group Inc. and the massive government bailout of that insurance company. Giant banks resist derivatives reform...
Outside editorial: TARP winners

...industry and have recouped just $5 billion. -Insurance - The government spent $182 billion to stabilize American International Group and the money remains at risk. (Some came from TARP, some from other stabilization funds.) Taxpayers still...
My turn: State?s ?secret deal? a disservice to Alaskans

...Perhaps the secrecy in part was to hide the fact that this insurance is underwritten by a subsidiary of the American International Group (AIG), which was bailed out during the Bush administration in 2008, when it had a liquidity crisis. Unlike...
Outside editorial: Searching for an end to crisis

...Merrill Lynch & Co., announced it had sold itself at fire-sale prices to Bank of America. Meanwhile, American International Group, the giant insurance company, cut a last-second deal with the state of New York that enabled it to avoid...
Outside editorial: Bailout falls short on oversight, results protect CEOs' compensation. The Treasury Department has acknowledged that about $100 billion went to American International Group and Citigroup to help keep them in business. The rest, in theory, went to bolster various U.S. banks...
Outside editorial: AIG's ace

Here's a riddle for you: How did a flailing American International Group persuade the Federal Reserve to throw it a lifeline two days after the feds snubbed a sinking Lehman Bros.? Answer: by failing...
Permanent Fund takes hit as market falls

...Merrill Lynch & Co. agreed to be taken over by Bank of America Corp. and the world's largest insurance firm, American International Group, teetered on the brink. Investments in all three companies may wind up costing the Alaska Permanent Fund...


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