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TARP overseer says bank bailout program has mixed results [MarketWatch]

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 6:58 AM
From MarketWatch
The government's $700 billion bank bailout bill has met its goal of helping bring the financial markets back from the brink, but has so far failed to increase lending from the banks who received the taxpayer assistance, a key government overseer reported Sunday in a generally critical review of the program.
Article mentioned this warning from the report:
even if TARP saved our financial system from driving off a cliff back in 2008, absent meaningful reform, we are still driving on the same winding mountain road, but this time in a faster car
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