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Ben Walsh

Tim Geithner: The 3 Words That Saved The Euro Were Ad-Libbed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

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Ben Walsh

Turns Out Everybody Fouled Up The Wall Street Crash Except Tim Geithner

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner lashes out at just about everybody in Washington in notes he intended to keep private that were uncovered b...

What Tim Geithner Really Thought Of Obama Administration

ProPublica | Jeff Gerth | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business

Pop quiz: Which high-profile official faulted the Obama administration for the following botched responses to the financial crisis?1) Policing bad ban...

Goldman Sachs Three on a Match: Lehman, AIG and Carmen Segarra?

Jim Treacy | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Jim Treacy

Lehman down, AIG up, Carmen Segarra out and a seemingly well-connected, three-peat winner, Goldman Sachs, motors on...

Zach Carter

Larry Summers Just Contradicted Tim Geithner On Obama's Foreclosure Mess

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Larry Summers and Timothy Geithner are clearly not on the same page about that foreclosure crisis they inherited in 2009. The two former Obama admi...

Underwater America: Will President Obama, Mel Watt and Wall Street Finally Do the Right Thing for Troubled Homeowners?

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The Obama administration did too little, too late, to help troubled homeowners, who faced plummeting home prices and the risk of foreclosure. The most important thing they can do is get Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to adopt principal reduction.

Tim Geithner: Give Presidents The Power To Act Unilaterally During Financial Crises

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner wants to expand executive authority so that presidents can act as swiftly in times of financial crisis as t...

Tim Geithner and the Wall Street Bailout Redux

Robert Reich | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Robert Reich

Timothy Geithner's new book about the financial crisis, Stress Test, is basically an argument that the Wall Street bailout succeeded. That's hardly surprising, given that Geithner was in charge of the bailout when Treasury Secretary, and so has an inherit interest in telling the public it succeeded.

Sam Stein

Larry Summers Thought Buffett Rule Was 'Gimmicky,' Says Geithner

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It is unfair, in many respects, to expect a uniformity of viewpoints on economic policy from any White House. Officials are bound to hav...

Tim Geithner Criticizes Elizabeth Warren In New Book

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Timothy Geithner had some critical words for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in a new memoir reflecting upon his time as treasury secretary before and...

Mark Gongloff

Geithner Accused Of Lying In New Tell-All Book

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

Tim Geithner did not exactly become America's Sweetheart during his tenure as our financial-crisis Treasury secretary. And his new memoir isn't winnin...

Romney Aide: Geithner 'Lying' About Mitt's Tax Pledge

Newsmax | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Mitt Romney's top economic adviser said Sunday that former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is mistaken or just plain lying about a conversation th...

Geithner Suggested Hillary Clinton As Possible Successor

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Timothy Geithner says in a new memoir that he considered stepping down as Treasury secretary in 2010 after the financial crisis an...

Timothy Geithner Tried To Quit Three Months Into Treasury Secretary Stint

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business

Timothy Geithner says he offered to resign three months into his stint as Treasury secretary, and supposedly it was only the first of multiple times h...

COMING UP: Elizabeth Warren Speaks Out On HuffPost Live

Posted 05.05.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

She's the high-profile senator from Massachusetts and author of "A Fighting Chance." HuffPost's Zach Carter sits down with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to di...

Michael McAuliff

Elizabeth Warren's New Book Skewers The White House Boys Club

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 05.31.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...