Bill would direct feds to buy Lehman bonds Other Topics, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Jan 18, 2009 at 12:18 pm
Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, introduced legislation in Congress Friday that would direct the secretary of the treasury to purchase Lehman Brothers bonds held by state and local governments and that are now deemed nearly worthless.
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Posted by Majorian, a resident of another community, on Jan 18, 2009 at 12:18 pm
How do you choose certain bondholders over others. What about individuals who purchased these bonds for their retirement accounts? what about schoold districts in Norway who purchased these bonds? Who bails them out. There was no priority in these bonds and all investors should be treated the same