SIGTARP: Taxpayers still exposed as AIG shrinks CDS portfolio

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In calculating the ultimate costs to taxpayers of bailing out the banks, SIGTARP argued that the bailout of AIG should be included. Bank of America was one of banks that got paid with government bailout funds for its deals with AIG. Newsweek reported in January 2010:

 · The AIG Bailout: Why Was the Onus Placed on Taxpayers?. To juice returns on the investment portfolio, AIG lent out securities to financial institutions in exchange for cash which it then.

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AIG’s CDS & CDO & Credit Rating Downgrade Caused Crisis Downgrades And Downfall By Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Brady Dennis Washington Post Staff Writers Wednesday, December 31, 2008; Page A01 How could a single unit of AIG cause the giant company’s near-ruin and become a fulcrum of the global financial crisis? By straying from its.

Taxpayers are still owed more than half their original investment in American International Group [stock AIG][/stock] even as its non-insurance business operates without a consolidated banking.

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As explained in the report by the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or SIGTARP, entitled "Factors Affecting Efforts to Limit Payments to AIG Counterparties" (SIGTARP-10-003), the Federal Reserve considered a number of options in an effort to address the liquidity drain created by AIG’s CDS.