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February 16, 2012
   The US government "bailed out" General Motors with loans and equity investments.  GM was also given future tax write-offs not normally allowed in bankruptcy totaling $49.5B. 

As of today, CNBC reported the US Treasury has to sell GM for about $53 per share to "break-even" on its bailout.

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If the government sold their shares in GM today and were able to get the going price of $26.75 per share then they would lose $14B.  Of course, selling that many shares would push the price much lower.

So far, the government has recovered about half the $49.5B it invested in GM through selling stock and loan repayments by GM.   The rough answer is fifty billion dollars.

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