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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

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...

Krugman On Geithner's Resignation: 'I Find This Reassuring'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.04.2013 | Business

Soon enough, Paul Krugman will bid adieu to one of his favorite punching bags. Not that he's all that upset. In fact, after reports emerged yester...

Matt Taibbi: JPMorgan CEO As Treasury Secretary Would Be 'Revolution-Provoking Decision'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

Four words that would make Matt Taibbi throw up just a little? Treasury Secretary Jamie Dimon. That's right, appointing the JPMorgan Chase CEO as T...

Senators To Tim Geithner: You've Done Nothing To 'Diminish' Libor Rigging

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

By Douwe Miedema LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Two Republican senators said on Wednesday they would block the confirmation of the head of...

Tim Geithner Knows Libor Is Useless, Fine With That

Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

It's a good thing we have all decided not to care about the Libor scandal, or Tim Geithner might be looking kind of silly right now.

Banker: I Warned Of Libor Fraud In 1996

Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

We just keep learning new ways that everybody on earth, aside from Tim Geithner, knew of the risk of Libor manipulation years and years ago.

10 Cities With Cursing Problems

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

Where a worker lives may determine how much they swear at work, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.com (h/t NBC News). Those who work...

Libor Fraud Happening In 1991: Trader

Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Tim Geithner claims he learned of Libor manipulation when the rest of us commoners did, in 2008. New evidence keeps coming out suggesting he should have known much, much earlier.

Tim Geithner Admits Banks Bailed Out With Rigged Libor, Costing Taxpayers Huge Amount

Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

The government knowingly used an artificially low interest rate when setting bailout terms for big banks and insurance giant AIG, costing taxpayers millions, maybe billions.

N.Y. Fed Silent On Barclays’ Admission Of Rigging Libor

Reuters | Sakthi Prasad | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who was then head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, did not communicate in key meetings with top regulator...

Mark Gongloff

Treasury Ignored Mortgage Fraud Warnings: Book

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.20.2012 | Business

If the Obama administration's mortgage-relief program has been a bit of a flop, it didn't have to be so. In a new book, TARP's former inspector gen...

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...

Why Speculation Is Growing That Geithner Will Head To Goldman

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

Is Geithner next? Andrew Williams, a former spokesman for Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, is headed to Goldman Sachs at the end of July, the ...

Geithner: JPMorgan Loss 'Helps Make Case' For Regulation

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said Tuesday that the recent $2 billion trading loss by JPMorgan "helps make the case" for tougher rules...

Geithner: 'You Can't Legislate Away Stupidity And Risk-Taking And Greed'

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 25 (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner sought on Wednesday to reassure Americans that the Obama administration w...

Why Despite A Chorus Of Critics, Fannie, Freddie Aren't Being Shutdown

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

* Democrats and Republicans want to replace mortgage giants * No quick action from Congress expected in election year By...

White House Cuts Nearly All Presidential Dollar Coin Production

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The presidential dollar coin has fallen victim to Washington's cost cutting efforts. The White House said Tuesday it is stopping nearly...

Tim Geithner Praises Italy's New Austerity Measures

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER and PAN PYLAS | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

MILAN — The austerity plan devised by Italy's new government won wide-ranging support Thursday, with both U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithn...

Geithner: China 'Very, Very Aggressive' In Stealing U.S. Technology

Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Thursday that China is holding to its decades-old strategy to steal American intellectual property, in...

Tim Geithner: Euro Zone Can`Hold This Thing Together'

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday urged European leaders to act more forcefully to solve Europe's escalating debt crisis and said t...

Federal Reserve Looks To Support Economy With Less Drastic Measures

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

(Mark Felsenthal) - The Federal Reserve, facing rising global financial strains and recession fears, is poised to increase downward pressure on lo...

Obama Jobs Plan Could Add Well Over One Million Jobs: Analysis

Posted 11.09.2011 | Business

(Stella Dawson) - President Barack Obama's jobs package could lift economic growth by one to three percentage points in 2012, add well over one mi...

Tim Geithner: Tough Financial Regulation Benefits Well-Managed Firms

Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is urging top bankers to accept tough new financial regulations passed in response to the 2008...

Wall Street Executive To Geithner: Raise Debt Limit Or Risk Crisis

AP | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 06.26.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A Wall Street executive is urging Congress to raise the government's borrowing limit in the coming weeks, saying failure to do so could ...

More Nightmares Lurk on Street of Dreams

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Taking a longer term outlook, Leibovit thinks "we're in for five or six years of hell," with the Dow tumbling to about 2,000. So where should investors put their money? Consider cash and gold.