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Government bailout

The government stepping in to rescue a business or investment from financial difficulties

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A Quick Tip by einhverfr

  • Dec 14, 2010
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If it's that necessary, we better look at decentralizing the critical industries so we don't have to do it again. Let the businesses fail, and let the government's only role be to agree to guarantee insurance claims that have to be liquidated as part of the end of insurance companies like AIG.
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