Matt Apuzzo at the Associated Press tries to find out how the banks are spending their bailout money. Our bailout money. Try these answers at the bank the next time you need to borrow some money:
“We’re choosing not to disclose that,” said Kevin Heine, spokesman for Bank of New York Mellon, which received about $3 billion.
“We’re declining to [disclose that information]” (Thomas Kelly, speaking for JPMorgan Chase, which received $25 billion)
“I just would prefer if you wouldn’t say that we’re not going to discuss those details.” (A spokesman for New York Mellon Corp.)
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