Government's Bank Bailout Program Turns A Profit The government's decision to bail out banks during the financial crisis turns out to have been a good one. Officials said banks have been paying back the loans and the government is now $6 billion in the black. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said taxpayers could eventually net more than $20 billion.
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Government's Bank Bailout Program Turns A Profit

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Government's Bank Bailout Program Turns A Profit

Government's Bank Bailout Program Turns A Profit

Government's Bank Bailout Program Turns A Profit

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The government's decision to bail out banks during the financial crisis turns out to have been a good one. Officials said banks have been paying back the loans and the government is now $6 billion in the black. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said taxpayers could eventually net more than $20 billion.

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