The government has approved 10 banks to repay TARP bailout funds, which would total about $68 billion. While the Treasury Department has not indicated which banks are included, the NY Times reports they are American Express, Bank of New York Mellon, the BB&T Corporation, Capital One Financial, JPMorgan Chase, the State Street Corporation, US Bancorp, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, and Goldman Sachs. Many of the banks passed the stress test (Northern Trust is a holding company and did not have to undergo the stress test. Bloomberg News notes this will "reduc[e]officials’ authority to intervene in everything from lending and hiring strategies to compensation policies." Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said, "These repayments are an encouraging sign of financial repair, but we still have work to do."