The Treasury Fiasco – 3 Video Blogs

Here are three new video blogs.

1) Bank CEOs Testify before Congress

Eight bank CEOs appeared before Congress on February 11, 2009 to explain how their institutions used the TARP funds they received in 2008. I comment on their testimony and the American taxpayer’s role as primary stakeholder of many of these firms.

Watch on YouTube

Watch on YouTube

Watch streaming video from Duke University.

2) The Positive Aspects of the Treasury’s New Plan

On February 10, 2009, Treasury Secretary Geithner delivered a speech and released a 7-page fact sheet describing the government’s new moves to address the financial crisis. I detail what I believe are the strengths of the plan.

Watch on YouTube

Watch on YouTube

Watch streaming video from Duke University.

3) The Negative Aspects of the Treasury’s New Plan

Unfortunately, the new plan has many flaws. I outline a few of the many problems.

Watch on YouTube

Watch on YouTube

Watch streaming video from Duke University.

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