GM is NOT too big to fail?

Reading Time: < 1 minute (update) CNNMoney appears to agree with me. When did I sound like MSM (main stream media)? Obviously, that’s how the US goverment thinks. When bailing out the AIG, they were saying AIG is a systematic important institution, and they just could not let it fail. And here is the bailout (handout details).

Should we bailout the big 3 car makers?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Obviously the big 3 auto makers came back to news with the Congressional hearing today. This big 3 Washington show started before the Thanksgiving with the “corporate jet gate”, in which the reporters and some congressmen questioned the 3 CEOs taking corporate jets to ask for money: it like one begs for money while wearing… Continue reading Should we bailout the big 3 car makers?

Saving Citi Bank

Reading Time: < 1 minute CNBC Maria Bartiromo interviewing Saudi prince Awaleed, the largest shareholder of Citi Group (NYSE: C), after the US gov (aka we the tax payers) bailed out the Citi and the prince. Here are the terms (PDF). Maybe president Bush gave him assurance that his holding won’t get much diluted before the rescue? The video lasts… Continue reading Saving Citi Bank