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This article, How Boeing was rescued by the Fed without a bailout, provides a different story where Treasury only had to bailout the broad economy and Fed only had to offer to buy corporate bonds which then made it possible for Boeing to refinance its balance sheet in private markets: https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-coronavirus-boeing-fed-...


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The reason for the ECB to limit dividend payments is to preserve bank capital, to ensure safety and soundness of the banking system at a time of stress. Remember that when banks pay dividends , the capital base is reduced. If that happens at the same time that banks have to make provisions against bad loans , taxpayers could be at risk from bank bailouts.


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