Ms. Bair Stays in Washington

October 2009
National Review;10/19/2009, Vol. 61 Issue 19, p20
In this article the author presents his views on the competence of Sheila Bair, chairman of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The author questions Bair's management because, according to the Associated Press, the FDIC insurance fund is at its lowest point since 1992 and may require a bailout from the U.S. Treasury Department.


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