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Treasury Skips "Cramdown" Hearing

The Washington Independent | Mike Lillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hoping to bring "cramdown" legislation back onto Congress' radar, a House Judiciary subpanel met this afternoon to re-examine whether bankruptcy judge...

Pelosi Tells Geithner: Pecora Commission Planned For Next Week

The Page | Mark Halperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Page has some details on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plans to form an investigative panel on the financial crisis in the style of the Pecora Commission...

Behind The Scenes With Obama's Cabinet (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cabinet members: they're more than just bureaucratic figureheads. They will also paint your house, fertilize your lawn and serve you lunch, as reveale...

Confronting the Greedy

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Lux

I want Obama to succeed, but it's not going to happen unless he (a) wrenches the control of the economy away from the greedy, and (b) confronts the greedy directly.

Geithner Grows Up: WATCH The Treasury Sec's Evolution (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Witness the new and improved Timothy Geithner! As DealBreaker put it earlier today, the Treasury Secretary has arrived. He's been everywhere lately, i...

Mission Shrink: We've Gone From Saving Wall Street in Order to Save Main Street to Just Saving Wall Street

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

The problem continues to be the administration's habit of conflating the health of the Wall Street economy with the health of the real economy -- when, in fact, the two economies have become decoupled.

Arthur Delaney

Geithner: "I'm Not Chairman -- Yet" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told the Senate on Thursday that he isn't "Mr. Chairman -- yet." Geither was testifying before the Senate Banking...

The Babble Over Regulatory Reform, Cont'd

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Nobody just announces anything anymore. Before anyone in Washington can get lunch, it has to be leaked, briefed, previewed in speeches, summarized in ...

Geithner Says Recovery Could Be Slow

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner spoke to CNNMoney earlier this week, and he didn't mince words about some of the root causes of the financial crisis, ...

Durbin Sold Stocks Just As Market Plunged

bloomberg.com | James Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 13 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Dick Durbin, sold more than $115,000 worth of stocks and mutual-fund shares as U.S. stock markets ...

Geithner: Too Soon To Halt Global Stimulus

Wall Street Journal | TOM BARKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner warned Saturday that it's too early to pull back on global efforts to boost growth, but that governments shou...

Wall Street Reform: Regulators and Lawmakers Prepare for Turf War

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

Rather than work together to improve the system, regulatory reform could become a classic political turf war. The problem is that once someone has the ball, he's reluctant to give it up.

Paying The Price Of Fragmented Regulation

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

In the run-up to testimony by Bank of America chief Ken Lewis on the Merrill Lynch & Co. affair, e-mails are suddenly leaking from the Beltway colander, though their ultimate source, strangely enough, is that opaque wonderland, the Federal Reserve.

Julie Satow

The FDIC To Start Dumping Toxic Assets, Banks Could Feel The Pain

HuffingtonPost.com | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Contrary to popular belief, the Public-Private Investment Program, a centerpiece of the government's strategy to rescue the nation's banks, is not dea...

Executive Pay: Treasury to Set Top Compensation At 7 Companies

nytimes.com | STEPHEN LABATON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's sweeping new proposal to restrict executive pay is likely to be a humbling exercise for seven of the nation's...

Geithner Talks Compensation Rules (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke to reporters today about the much-rumored restrictions on Wall Street compensation. Geithner said: "We'd lik...

Citigroup Bonuses: Bank Paying Millions To Attract Talent

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is set to unveil his much-anticipated guidelines on investment banking pay this week. But he may be too ...

Wall Street Pay Caps Are a Terrible Idea

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

The government is edging closer to capping Wall Street pay -- and not just at firms that were bailed out with taxpayer money.

Pictures Of Geithner's Home In Larchmont, New York

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Earlier this week, it was reported that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's is selling his home in Larchmont, New York. The real estate website...

Geithner Talks China, Recession, Federal Deficit (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner appeared on CNBC this morning and discussed the GM bankruptcy, economic relations with China, and the ballooning F...

Zombie Banks Still Walk Among Us: CNN

CNN | David Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Small banks facing severe loan losses and in need of capital continue to operate, indicating a reluctance on behalf of regulators to shut them down....

Geithner Adopts Part Of Wall Street Plan For Regulation Of Derivatives

Bloomberg | Matthew Leising | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. Treasury's plan to regulate the over-the-counter derivatives market outlined by Secretary Timothy Geithner on May 13 contains recommendations...

Geithner On GOP Socialism Charge: 'Ridiculous'

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner admits private investors are worried about investing in new government-backed commercial mortgage securities and d...

Summer Economic Forecast: Sunny, with a Chance of Inflation

Carlos Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Carlos Watson

There's good news and bad news: your chances of being employed just went up, but the paycheck you'll start earning could be worth less.

Arthur Delaney

Geithner's "Incredible" New Justification For Recycling Bailout Money (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Thursday that he has "no plans to request additional funding" for the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief P...