U.S. Treasury Cuts Stake In AIG With $18 Billion Sale
By: John Ydstie
September 11, 2012
The Treasury Dept has reduced its stake in AIG by selling $18 billion worth of company stock. In doing so, the U.S. government moved from being AIG's majority shareholder to simply having a stake in the company. The sale guarantees that taxpayers will come out ahead on the bailout of the insurer.
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