Banks have repaid about 75% of TARP funds, Geithner says

06/23/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told the Congressional Oversight Panel that financial institutions have repaid about three-quarters of the money they received through the Troubled Asset Relief Program. TARP "has helped restore financial stability at a much lower cost than anticipated," Geithner said. However, he acknowledged that the rescue of American International Group likely will be a loss.

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