TARP Profits to the U.S. Treasury

In a post last month, I discussed about the success of the Troubled Asset Recovery Program (TARP) to the U.S. By July of this year, the US government had received $22.7 billion in interest, dividends, sale of warrants, stocks and other income.

The graphic below shows that the TARP has been profitable to the U.S. Treasury and the top 1o firms that have paid the most money:

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Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Bank of America(BAC), Wells Fargo(WFC), JPMorgan Chase(JPM), Goldman Sachs(GS), Morgan Stanley(MS), Hartford Financial(HIG), PNC Financial Services(PNC) have all fully repaid their TARP loans.

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