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bail out

A popular term borrowed from aviation (e.g., a crew parachuting out of a striken aircraft) referring to any situation in which an operator or interventionist drops out or quits unexpectedly.
 
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Scathing, but fair, Bailout Nation is a voice of reason in these uncertain economic times.
But it seems the majority of the Greek people do not want the bailout funds, which is why on Sunday they rejected the two mainstream parties, austerity and the bailout.
In the morning, the stock market rallied when various publications claimed that ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet cut short his trip to Australia in order to attend Thursday's European Union Economic Summit and discuss bailout options.
Headquartered in Austin, TX, Bank of Obama provides customized bailout checks to send to friends and family.
It took a lot of courage to vote against the bailout today, and stand against a legislative stampede.
com event, held earlier this month in New York's Times Square, drew record crowds as thousands waited on line for their chance to tell Bailout Bill why they needed a bailout.
In addition, the IMF has an emergency borrowing pool for expedited bailouts known aptly as NABs (New Arrangements to Borrow).
Turkey is the latest victim of the IMF's dedication to currency pegs, high taxation, and bailouts that reward imprudent financial policies; other casualties of this faulty approach include Mexico (1995), Asia (1997-98), Russia (1998), and Brazil (1999).
376 Billion in Chinese Agency Bond Holdings Subject to Taxpayer Bailout Proposals According to FreedomWorks Analysts
CarGurus survey reveals 52% of respondents disapprove of a government bailout for GM and Ford
As for the IMF, O'Neill came into office offering a full-scale attack on the Clinton administration's IMF-funded bailouts for the developing world.