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House Dems Take On Geithner Over Bailout Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Congress is getting tired of asking nicely. Twenty House and Senate Democrats sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in May asking if he...

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...

$328B Still Left In Bank Bailout Fund

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The government has tens of billions of dollars left in the eye-popping $700 billion bank bailout fund created last fall, prompting ...

Treasury Announces List Of PPIP Fund Managers

AP | Martin Crutsinger and Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department on Wednesday selected nine large investment managers to operate funds for a long-awaited program to buy tox...

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...

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...

Geithner Congressional Testimony: Overhaul 'Essential' (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Thursday defended the US administration's vast regulatory overhaul plan as "essential" in averting or containin...

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.

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 And Summers Make Case For Regulatory Reform In Op-Ed

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Aiming for greater limits and more clarity in the nation's financial system, the Obama administration on Monday proposed adding mus...

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 ...

Obama To Roll Out Vast Overhaul Of System That Governs Wall Street, Banks

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is ready to roll out an overhaul of the intricate rules and systems that govern America's troubled financial...

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...