Talks to sell Citigroup's high-risk-borrower lender, OneMain, have been put on hold given the depressed macroeconomic environment, according to several media reports.  

The Wall Street Journal reported that negotiations with private-equity firms Centerbridge Capital Partners and Leucadia National as well as Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway collapsed because of concerns that the economic uncertainy and the volatile credit markets can make it hard to fund the lending business.

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