From Institutional Investor:
June 22, 2009 – Ben Bernanke has announced green shoots, and Tim Geithner has completed the bank stress tests. Unfortunately, all this good news amounts to little more than a public relations stunt pulled by the government, and it remains to be seen how long they can continue to fool the public. If one simply looks at the monthly call reports published by the government reporting the financial health of our nation’s banks, one will see a vastly different picture.
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