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Obama Picks Geithner, an Insider, for Treasury

If there were any left-wing rebels or right-wing reactionaries who still thought President-elect Barack Obama planned a revolution, today they got their answer...

Timothy Geithner's Transformation

The transformation of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will be remembered for its speed and unexpectedness. Just four weeks ago, on the heels of a failed...

Geithner Makes His Pitch for More Regulation

Since the first, dramatic interventions into the financial system by the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve during the collapse of Bear Stearns a year...

Why Geithner's Rescue Plan Spooked the Markets

Timothy Geithner to America: We're going big, aggressive and expensive. On Tuesday, the Treasury Secretary laid out general plans to fix the nation's ailing...

Will Smaller Banks Get Government Help Too?

The day after Timothy Geithner was appointed Secretary of the Treasury, about a month ago, Camden Fine got a call requesting his presence. The head of the...

Treasury Learned of AIG Bonuses Earlier Than Claimed

Although Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told congressional leaders on Tuesday that he learned of AIG's impending $160 million bonus payments to members of...

Geithner Gets a Bad Rap in the AIG Scandal

If you're the kind of person who would be outraged if a paramedic smudged your lipstick while giving you mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, you should definitely be...

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