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Definition of

TARP

Finance abbr

federal government support for lenders Troubled Asset Relief Program: in the United States, a federal government program established in response to the credit crunch of 2007–2008 by which the Treasury was authorized to buy mortgage-backed securities from financial institutions in an attempt to provide them with funds that would enable them to return to lending

Definitions of ’TARP’ and meaning of ’TARP’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’TARP’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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