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Michael McAuliff

Elizabeth Warren's New Book Skewers The White House Boys Club | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren's new book skewers the boys club who basically ran the nation's fiscal policy in the early days of the Obama admin...

Stressed: What Are They Trying To Tell Us?

Danny Schechter | Posted 03.31.2014 | Money
Danny Schechter

New York, New York: Ok, I have to admit it, I feel as my faith in economic justice is being tested with these stress tests. Truth is, I am becoming m...

Shahien Nasiripour

Federal Reserve Transcripts Show Fretting About Inflation As Economy Collapsed | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Top Federal Reserve officials were haunted by an imaginary inflation epidemic during eight months preceding the cataclysmic 2008 Lehman Brothers bankr...

Sheila Bair Zings Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner

The Huffington Post | Adriana Usero | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair on Wednesday defended ex-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's move to the private equity firm Warburg Pin...

Geithner To Join Private Equity Firm

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 01.16.2014 | Business

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who played a central role in the government's response to the financial crisis of 2008-2009, is joini...

Geithner Still Not Interested In Being Fed Chair

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is still not interested in being the next head the Federal Reserve, ...

Mark Gongloff

Oh, No... | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business

So, this happened: Geithner said to advise President Obama on choice for next Fed Chairman— Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) August 2, 2013 B...

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 ...

Tim Geithner Gets A Book Deal

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has a book deal. Geithner has an agreement with Crown Publishers, an imprint of Random Ho...

Senate Panel To Vote On Obama Pick

AP | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee says the committee will vote on Tuesday on the nomination of former White House chief ...

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 r...

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...