U.S. Treasury Just About As Flush As Google


Amidst the debt ceiling crisis, Zero Hedge publishes numbers showing that 29 public companies - including Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan Stanley - have more cash than the U.S. Treasury Department, which thanks to Geithner ties with Google at just $39 billion. So much for GOP claims that government has plenty of money and what they need are bigger tax breaks.

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