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AIG Has Everyone Wondering if Government Bailouts Are Actually Effective, Barclays Works on 'Projects'

Receiving Wide Coverage ... Wait a Minute … Do Bailouts Work?: That seems to be the question following the Treasury Department's now official sale of a massive chunk of AIG stock it purchased at the height of the financial crisis. According to the Journal, the Treasury sold shares to the public at $32.50 apiece, netting $18 billion, and bringing the federal government's return on its original $182.3 billion investment in the insurance firm to a combined…

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