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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...

Geithner to Wall Street

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.18.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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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...

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: 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 ...

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...

Cabinet Shuffle Puts Obama In Tough Spot

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

By Rachelle Younglai WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to leave near the end of January p...

Tim Geithner's Secret Weapon

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

Tim Geithner has a secret weapon, one that could help the country avoid a recession caused by the fiscal cliff. The Treasury Secretary could freeze...

Tim Geithner Defends His Role In The Libor Scandal

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

Timothy Geithner defended his role in the growing Libor scandal on Wednesday, telling CNBC that he acted "early" and forcefully" after learning that b...

Elise Foley

Timothy Geithner Calls Mitt Romney Claims 'Misleading,' 'Ridiculous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner threw water on one of GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's claims about the economy and women, say...

Amanda Terkel

Treasury Tries To Bail Out Public Image Of Bailout

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Treasury Department is worried that the high political cost of some of its key economic intervention programs -- most notably, the b...

Geithner: 'We Can't Cut Our Way To Growth'

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

* U.S. faces choice in how to keep expansion going * Oil prices a worry, need to keep eye on Iran * Europe's actions hav...

Tim Geithner: 'No Credible Evidence' Dodd-Frank Act Hurting Economy

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.03.2012 | Business

In many ways, it's too early to pass many judgments on Dodd-Frank. U.S. financial regulators said in a report released on Thursday that it is still...

Such Pessimism Is Unwarranted -- Who Should Rescue Housing?

Harlan Green | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

Business and Wall Street economists in particular are predicting just 2 percent GDP growth for all of 2012. Why such pessimism?

Geithner: Debt Crisis Needs Faster, Bolder Action

AP | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 11.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner wants faster and bolder action to deal with the European debt crisis, and he's calling that crisis t...

Michael McAuliff

U.S. Debt Default Means 'Lights Out' And A New Depression, Geithner Warns

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Congress fails to hike the nation's borrowing limit by Aug. 2, it will be "lights out" on the government and the economy, Treasury Se...

REPORT: Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Considered For Treasury Secretary

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology

Timothy Geithner was recently reportedly considering leaving his position as Treasury Secretary after the budget deal is accomplished. Although he has...

Amanda Terkel

Geithner: Not Raising Debt Ceiling Would Be 'Catastrophic'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Sunday he's certain congressional lawmakers will come together to raise the nation's debt limit...

Libya Protests: Tripoli In Open Revolt, Pro-Gaddafi Gangs Terrorize Capital

AP/The Huffington Post | MAGGIE MICHAEL and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya - Moammar Gadhafi's regime passed out guns to civilian supporters, set up checkpoints and sent armed patrols roving the terrorized capi...

U.S. Freezes Gaddafi's Assets

AP/The Huffington Post | By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration froze assets of the Libyan government, leader Muammar Gaddafi and four of his children Friday, just hours ...

Tim Geithner's Gamble

Project Syndicate | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- In a recent interview, United States Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner laid out his view of the nature of world economic growth and the r...

Why the Financial Crisis Could Not Have Been Prevented

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank, did not believe in reining in the animal spirits on Wall Street. He chose to ignore pleading from wise titans to turn off the spigot of easy money.

Geithner Backs Foreclosure Aid With Clock Running Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. Treasury Department has spent months blocking legal aid funding for borrowers fighting foreclosure, but is giving a late push to legislation ...

Hard Times Are Getting Harder, Left Is Silent

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

Aren't job losses and foreclosures as important as a "Ground Zero Mosque" that isn't a mosque, hasn't been built, and isn't even at Ground Zero?