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Citi: #1 on TARP list, whilst Commerzbank is nationalised

Of the 287 institutions receiving funds from America's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), Citigroup heads the list at #1 with $45 billlion, ahead of AIG and General Motors (General Motors?), according to ProPublica:

1) Citigroup – $45 billion
2) AIG – $40 billion
3) JPMorgan Chase – $25 billion
4) Bank of America (incl. Merrill Lynch) – $25 billion
5) Wells Fargo – $25 billion
6) General Motors – $14.4 billion
7) Goldman Sachs – $10 billion
8) Morgan Stanley – $10 billion
9) PNC Financial Services – $7.6 billion
10) U.S. Bancorp – $6.6 billion
11) GMAC – $5 billion
12) SunTrust- $4.9 billion
13) Chrysler – $4 billion
14) Capital One Financial Corp. – $3.6 billion
15) Regions Financial Corp. – $3.5 billion

Meanwhile, Germany has followed the "Brown Bailout Plan", as some call it, by buying 25% of Commerzbank.

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