Bailout Banks Grows to 26
ProPublica is keeping a running list of banks that are getting money from the Treasury Department bailout:
- Bailout Banks Grows to 26, by Paul Kiel, ProPublica - October 27, 2008
Which banks are getting the Treasury Department’s billions? As we noted earlier today, a slew of regional banks have signed up for the government’s capital injection program, but the government is not saying which banks are getting taxpayer money.
Based on news reports and press releases, we’ve cobbled together a partial list, totaling 26 banks at an overall investment of approximately $160 billion.