Bailout

A bailout is a colloquial pejorative term for giving a loan to a company or country which faces serious financial difficulty or bankruptcy. It may also be used to allow a failing entity to fail gracefully without spreading contagion. The term is maritime in origin being the act of removing water from a sinking vessel using a smaller bucket

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Bailout - Themes
... From the many bailouts over the course of the 20th century, certain principles and lessons have emerged that are consistent Central banks provide loans to help the system cope with ...
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... Foley supported an MTA bailout that included a controversial payroll tax on employers ... Foley eventually agreed to support the MTA bailout ...