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  1. aggravating insurance giants
    Hank Greenberg to Be Reunited With Beloved RugAfter years of disputes, the former AIG CEO gets his rug back.
  2. aggravating insurance giants
    Hurting AIG Is the Same As Hurting OurselvesIt would be like cutting, but instead we’d bleed money.
  3. bankers
    The Dancing Baby BankerWatch an animation based on this week’s cover story about the fight over AIG bonuses.
  4. the geithnerator
    Geithner Paid AIG Counterparties in Full Because He ‘Lacked Leverage’ With BanksTo which TARP inspector general Neil Barofsky says: “Hello, you’re their regulator. THAT’S your leverage.”
  5. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG CEO Throws Temper Tantrum, Threatens to QuitThree months into the job, Robert Benmosche realizes he’s signed on to do the impossible.
  6. bad business deals
    As NY Fed President, Tim Geithner Charged $13 Billion of Crappy CDOs to Taxpayer TabAwkward.
  7. aggravating insurance giants
    Former AIG Head Starts New Company Just Like AIGHank Greenberg loves insurance.
  8. what other people think
    Pay Czar’s Plan Getting Low MarksIs Ken Feinberg’s plan to cut Wall Street’s pay an effective smackdown, or a case of too little, too late?
  9. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    Robert Benmosche Promises Employees That Mean Man Won’t Take Their MoneyThe special master will not try to claw back any compensation from employees, the AIG CEO says in a memo.
  10. aggravating insurance giants
    Live at AIG HeadquartersPart of 70 Pine Street, the old AIG headquarters in the financial district, will be converted into residential condominiums.
  11. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Goes to Great Lengths to Retain Its Kitchen TalentThe insurer awarded a $7,700 bonus to a kitchen assistant.
  12. wall street
    Pay Czar Tells AIG to Start SlashingFeinberg demands AIG reduce $198 million in bonuses.
  13. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    Pay Czar Decides AIG CEO Is Worth Our MoneyThe special master for compensation is expected to approve a $10.5 million pay package for Robert Benmosche.
  14. aggravating insurance giants
    Notorious AIG Executive’s Home Is Disappointingly ModestJoe Cassano’s house “only has two bedrooms,” according to a spy. And his ride is uncool, too.
  15. maybe snoopy tolerated that mouth but not uncle sam
    Economic Adviser Scolds AIG CEO for His ‘Cheekiness’CEO Robert Benmosche had better watch his mouth around the people who pay his salary.
  16. scenes from a meltdown
    Who Came Off Best in The New Yorker’s Epic Crisis Story?We pick a winner, because the world needs more heroes.
  17. aggravating insurance giants
    Feds May Finally Be Ready to Put the Screws to Joe CassanoThe AIG Financial Products head widely accused of burning down the place might face criminal charges. Maybe.
  18. the cuddle muddle
    David Paterson Hoping to Win Points by Defending Wall Street Bonuses?Another winning strategy.
  19. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    Bob Benmosche Had a Long Talk With Bob Benmosche About His MouthThe board doesn’t have to tell the AIG CEO to tone it down, he says. “I’ve already told it to myself.”
  20. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    Bob Benmosche Understands That Bob Benmosche Screwed Up“If there is anybody critical of Bob, it is Bob,” said the AIG CEO.
  21. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    AIG CEO ‘Regrets’ Threatening to Purple-Nurple Andrew CuomoAIG CEO Robert Benmosche reportedly “regrets his comments regarding Mr. Cuomo and the tone of those comments.”
  22. aggravating insurance giants
    Robert Benmosche Promises Andrew Cuomo the Worst Day of His Life“The worst thing that will ever happen to him is when he and I meet in the room and I close the door,” the new AIG CEO warns.
  23. conspiracies
    Goldman Sachs Had Another Reason to Want AIG Bailed OutThey need them to pay their rent.
  24. If It’s Not One Thing, It’s AnotherThe hazing of AIG’s new CEO continues.
  25. New AIG CEO Taking a Much-Needed VacationPoor Robert Benmosche. He just started yesterday, and already he needs a breather.
  26. Four Ways the WSJ Calls New AIG CEO FatRobert Benmosche is already getting abused.
  27. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Reports ProfitsUm, yay?
  28. today in swiftly settled lawsuits
    Former AIG Head Hank Greenberg Accused of Fraud, Swiftly SettlesBut not because he’s guilty! Because he is innocent.
  29. AIG’s New CEO Fired SnoopyYES. THIS is the kind of guy we need running that taco stand.
  30. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Has Created a Fantasy World Where Everything Is FineAIG appears to be writing insurance policies with fantasy money.
  31. aggravating insurance giants
    My Government Gave A.I.G. $180 Billion and All I Got Was This Stupid T-shirtThe ironic A.I.G. T-shirt makes it into “Thursday Styles.”
  32. aggravating insurance giants
    Jury Sides With ‘Lying’ Hank Greenberg in AIG CaseA jury has rejected AIG’s claim that its former chief executive improperly seized control of millions of shares of the insurer’s stock.
  33. white men with money
    Hank Greenberg Thought He Could ‘Walk Through Raindrops,’ Says LawyerHank Greenberg is a big fat liar, lawyers representing AIG in a suit against the company’s former chairman said in the last day of court.
  34. AIG’s Gerry Pasciucco Had Us Until ‘Porsche Cayenne’Bloomberg magazine spent over 5,000 words getting us to like AIG’s financial-products guy, then ruined it.
  35. old men with money
    Hank Greenberg Was ‘Exaggerating’ About Keeping AIG Employees’ Retirement Funds in TrustIt was just a little white lie! To make them feel better.
  36. the miracle on the hudson becomes a nightmare
    AIG Now Supposedly Ruining Lives of Innocent Women and ChildrenSome of the passengers from flight 1549 are upset with the insurer.
  37. aig
    AIG to Sell House Full of Bad MemoriesThe insurer hands over the keys to its New York properties.
  38. heinous optics
    AIG Now Taking Money From Charities to Pay BonusesSoon they’ll be robbing blind people on the subway.
  39. aig
    Departing CEO Edward Liddy Recommends AIG Hire Someone Who’s Going to Stick AroundSomeone who cares.
  40. aig
    Edward Liddy To Step Down at AIGAnd we think we know why.
  41. aig
    Congress, Liddy Spar Over Details of AIG Restructuring PlanCongress, for the good of the American public, wants details — but AIG, for the good of the American public, doesn’t want to give them.
  42. the greatest depression
    Tomorrow, AIG Plans to Bring ItEdward Liddy and three of AIG’s trustees are due in front of Congress tomorrow, and they are pumped.
  43. the greatest depression
    Edward Liddy Presents ‘Project Destiny’Edward Liddy’s new restructuring plan will melt Barney Frank’s face off.
  44. aig
    Oh, Did AIG Say They Paid $120 Million in Bonuses? They Actually Meant $454 MillionTheir bad!
  45. the greatest depression
    Let’s Give It Up for AIG!The insurer DOES NOT need any more bailout money. Hooray!
  46. those were the 100 days
    Bailouts, Bankers, Brackets, and Bo: Obama’s First 100 DaysLet’s relive all of the memorable moments we’ve already forgotten.
  47. white men with money
    Unmasking Portfolio’s Anonymous TARP WifeWe used the process of elimination, but actually, it was super-obvious.
  48. it’s official we have the brain of a fourth grader
    ‘Hi, AIG. Not All of USA Hates You.’Kids empathize with harassed-feeling AIG executives.
  49. awkward
    AIG Executive Who Penned Dramatic Exit Letter Still Working ThereThat’s awkward.
  50. aggravated internet geeks
    AIG Exec Responds to Critics: ‘About My Balls…’The husband of last week’s raging AIG wife fights back.
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