1. SALE!

    Treasury Sells AIG Shares

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    AIG, the insurer that nearly went belly up in 2008 and required a massive bailout, has recovered nicely. Sunday, the Treasury Department, which has whittled its ownership stake down to 53 percent, announced it would sell a massive slug of AIG stock: $18 billion. AIG is buying back $5 billion in shares, and the rest will be sold back to the public. The move will cut taxpayers’ stake in AIG to less than 20 percent.

    Read it at Associated Press