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Next Fed Chair?

Bloomberg View | Albert R. Hunt | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business

BLOOMBERG VIEW As the Janet Yellen-Larry Summers competition to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve intensifies, President Barack Obama has...

Tim Geithner Makes $400,000 For Just 3 Speeches

Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

It seems Tim Geithner doesn't have to be employed by Wall Street to make a Wall Street salary. The Financial Times reports that since leaving his j...

Paul Blumenthal

What IRS White House Visitor Logs Really Show | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman is coming under further scrutiny over the number of times he visited the Wh...

Geithner, Bernanke Hit By Bloomberg Spying Scandal

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

The Bloomberg terminal spying scandal has reached new heights, CNBC reports. A former Bloomberg employee told CNBC that he accessed information on ...

Wall Street's Bamboo Lounge Bust-Out

Joel Sucher | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Joel Sucher

Anyway, I never gave much thought to Goodfellas being a cinematic template for the kinds of schemes, scams and financial shenanigans pulled off by the Wall Street mob until recently.

Obama and the Middle Class: Two Big Blindspots

Mike Lux | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

I am thankful each and every day that Barack Obama won the 2012 election, and that he is our president instead of Mitt Romney. The current version of ...

Geithner: I Probably Won't Get A Wall Street Job

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Departing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says it is "extremely unlikely" that he'll get a job on Wall Street once he leaves government. You could...

Tim Geithner's Biggest Problem

The New Republic | NOAM SCHEIBER | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

What are we to make of Tim Geithner on his last day as Treasury Secretary? For my money, the story that best gets at his essential Geithner-ness took ...

Timothy Geithner Told Advisers 'F**k The Banks': Report

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

Some have criticized outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for not being tough enough on the banks during and after the financial crisis. A...

Geithner: 'Not A Chance' He'll Be Next Fed Chief

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Timothy Geithner, who steps down as U.S. Treasury secretary on Friday, has ruled himself out of the running as a futu...

Tim Geithner On 'Justice': 'I Never Felt That Was My Thing'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

Now that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is close to leaving his post, he's opening up more about his role during the financial crisis. The cri...

Damning Allegations Against Geithner Renewed

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

* Richmond Fed's Lacker resurrects 2007 allegation * Geithner said in 2007 that claim was not accurate * U.S. Treasury d...

Geithner: Solving Housing Crisis 'Just Was Not Possible'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

His critics say that departing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's legacy will be forever tainted by a failure to help stem the housing crisis. But ...

Jason Linkins

Debt Ceiling Crisis 2013: Democratic Legislators Will Attempt To End Dangerous Ritual, Save The Global Economy | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has warned that the time is nigh for raising the debt ceiling, and so now it's time to worry about how this i...

Luke Johnson

Geithner Makes New Debt Ceiling Prediction | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Monday that the United States will exhaust its statutory borrowing authority between mid-Februa...

Sam Stein

White House Ratchets Up Pressure On GOP After Dismissing Platinum Coin Idea | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of news that both the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve rejected the minting of a trillion dollar coin as a soluti...

Zach Carter

Administration To Reject Magic Coin Trick To Avert Debt Ceiling | Zach Carter | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury Department will not mint a high-value platinum coin to avert the debt ceiling, according to an official statement from...

Banks Are Holding Us Hostage

Karen Hinton | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business
Karen Hinton

If we can't trust banks to run a foreclosure review process with some amount of precision, how in the heck do we expect them to run the world's financial systems and not take us for a deep dive again?

Alexis Kleinman

WATCH: Tim Geithner Tells People They're Wrong With His Face, Laughs | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business

For years, Tim Geithner has been there for us. Whenever Congress needed to let off steam, Tim was there. Whenever a lawmaker needed to be told they di...

Wall Street Keeps Winning: Can It Change?

Mike Lux | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

If people steal money and commit fraud and never have to go to jail or pay any real penalty, they generally keep doing it. It is equally true of street criminals and Wall Street bankers.

Obama Nominates Jack Lew For Treasury Secretary

Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama has nominated White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary. Lew, a leading federal budget expert, will replace...

After Rollercoaster Ride At Treasury, Geithner's Career Approaches Close

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Timothy Geithner, who played a lead role combating the global financial crisis as U.S. Treasury secretary, will step down from hi...

Obama Close To Selecting Lew For Treasury: Report

Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

President Obama is close to nominating White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary, Bloomberg reported Monday. According to Bloomberg...

Taibbi: Bailout Helped Turn Financial System Into 'Ponzi-Like Scam'

Rolling Stone | Posted 01.05.2013 | Business

It has been four long winters since the federal government, in the hulking, shaven-skulled, Alien Nation-esque form of then-Treasury Secretary Hank Pa...

Don't Play Politics With the Debt Ceiling

Paul N. Van de Water | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
Paul N. Van de Water

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to risk a default on the national debt unless President Obama agrees to large spending cuts. But playing politics with the debt ceiling is a dangerous and inappropriate game.