Monday Jul 28
Another example of a president invoking 'economic patriotism'from 1951
Recently, President Obama and Secretary of the Treasury Lew have been pushing back against and seeking legislation to prevent corporations from merging with companies overseas to shield themselves from U.S. tax rates , or leave America altogether, calling for a new sense of "economic patriotism" from business.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Bernie Sanders has yet to speak publicly against Export-Import Bank in 2014
Despite authoring a 2002 article denouncing the Export-Import Bank, Senator Sanders has yet to speak publicly about it in 2014 As one of the most progressive members of Congress, you have continually served as an inspiration to progressive-minded people by standing up to anti-progressive forces regardless of whether they come from the Republicans ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Geithner defends US stimulus exit
Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended the Federal Reserve's withdrawal of its unprecedented stimulus programme in an Australian newspaper interview Thursday, saying what was good for the American economy would also support other countries.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Hillary Clinton's Lessons in Executive Diplomacy
A host of memoirs by former Obama administration Cabinet chiefs have been arriving in bookstores, offering valuable management lessons for political appointees and career civil servants.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
ABA Banking Journal
Geithner's long take on financial crisis
Stress Test not only graces the cover of this book about an unparalleled time in modern American economic history-as seen through the eyes of one of the major participants-but sums up the national experience, too.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Former Treasury general counsel George Madison joins Sidley Austin
George Madison, who served as general counsel of the U.S. Department of the Treasury from September 2009 to June 2012, has joined Sidley Austin LLP as a partner in the firm's global banking and financial services practice.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Social Security: How much of your benefits are being taxed?
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, center, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, left, listen as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks at a news conference on the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports, April 23, 2012.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
House Republicans Ignore Unemployment to Keep Inflation Low
Remember when Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, and Timothy Geithner, then President of the N.Y. Fed were running around yelling that the world was about to end? Yeah, that was back in the fall of 2008 when Lehman went under and this trio demanded that Congress immediately cough up $700 billion to bail out the banks or the ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Book Review: Stress Test By Timothy Geithner
Geithner was in the center of the 2008-09 Panic and this book provides a useful perspective from an excellent vantage point.