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Timothy Geithner

  1. liborgate
    Barclays Just Wanted to Be Like Everyone Else That’s one employee’s explanation for posting inaccurate Libor rates. 
  2. liborgate
    With Release of 2008 Memo, Focus Shifts to Geithner in Libor ScandalHis recommendations were only a few years too late.
  3. white men with money oversight
    The Fed Really Couldn’t Comprehend Economics in 2006Recently released transcripts from 2006 are “embarrassing,” to say the least.
  4. confidence men
    White House Seeks to Undermine Suskind’s ‘Ineffectual Obama’ Book’Confidence Men,’ out Tuesday, reveals serious infighting in the White House.
  5. early and often
    Obama’s Economic Quagmire: Frank Rich and Adam Moss Talk About What’s Really in Ron Suskind’s Revealing New Book About the White House’Confidence Men’ details how Tim Geithner, Larry Summers, and Rahm Emanuel burned the president in the first two years of his term.
  6. economy
    White House to Tim Geithner: You’re Not Going AnywhereThe Treasury Secretary’s thoughts of leaving are not being entertained by Obama.
  7. debt ceiling showdown
    Boehner: Oops, I May Have Spoken Too SoonSays there may have to be a short-term deal to give Congress more time.
  8. important ceilings
    It Looks Like We Can’t Just Ignore the Debt CeilingGeithner and Pelosi are not onboard.
  9. debt ceiling
    Tim Geithner to Pay Lip Service to GOP House Freshmen TodayBecause feelings matter.
  10. the greatest recession
    Wall Street Rashomon: The Times vs. Matt TaibbiHow some of the worst villains of the financial crisis came out more or less unscathed.
  11. ink-stained wretches
    David Geithner Moves Up at Time Inc.Hottie alert.
  12. davos
    The Embarrassing Chairs of DavosIf the furniture is any indication, the WEF is hell-bent on taking their powerful guests down a peg.
  13. the greatest recession
    Turns Out, the Financial Crisis Was Totally Avoidable“The greatest tragedy would be to accept the refrain that no one could have seen this coming.”
  14. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Announces Final Plan to Pay Back GovernmentIs there really a way out of this?
  15. flattering casting
    Billy Crudup Will Play Tim Geithner in HBO’s Too Big to FailSo he told Fox Business just now.
  16. g20
    At G20, Obama’s Economic Ambitions Don’t Go Over Too Well With Debt-Laden LeadersBut they’ve all agreed to cut their deficits.
  17. band of brothers
    White House Economic Team Hugs It OutAfter an awkward week, the healing begins.
  18. early and awesome
    The Obama Administration Is Just Full of ‘Sons of Bitches’What? That’s how they talk.
  19. finance fiction
    The British Are Making a Movie About Lehman BrothersThe new BBC reenactment of the events of last September sounds a little too British.
  20. real estate
    Tim Geithner Still Can’t Sell His Own HouseThe ‘Daily Show’ takes a moment to poke fun at the Treasury secretary’s personal real-estate troubles.
  21. secretary of awesome
    Hillary Clinton Has Her Own Species of TulipWho knew?!
  22. the greatest depression
    Toxic-Asset Plan Gets Somewhat Toxic ReactionBut others are more optimistic about the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the banking system.
  23. risky business
    Barack Obama Dabbles in Risky Neckwear, Tim Geithner Goes All OutBarack wore a silver tie yesterday and Tim wore a bright-orange tie this morning.
  24. the greatest depression
    Geithner, Where’s the Beef?The markets and analysts would have preferred some more specifics this morning.
  25. early and often
    The Tax-Mess Fallout: Where Obama Stands NowHas Obama been tainted by Daschle, Killefer, and Geithner?
  26. early and often
    Senate Panel Recommends Confirmation for GeithnerHe was approved by an 18–5 vote.
  27. early and often
    If Timothy F. Geithner Can Fix Our Economy, Does It Matter Whether He Paid His Taxes?Or, um, employed a housekeeper illegally?
  28. early and often
    Obama Sticks by His Money ManTim Geithner, the president-elect’s Treasury nominee, just made an honest personal-finance mistake.
  29. the greatest depression
    Tim Geithner Has It in for Sheila BairHe doesn’t think the FDIC chairman is a ‘team player,’ according to reports.
  30. early and often
    The Economic Team That Will Save America!We hope.
  31. obama administration
    Obama Introduces Cabinet, Discusses Focus on ‘Strong Main Street’A thriving middle class, the president-elect said, will be key to his economic recovery plan.
  32. election hair of the dog
    Obama to Roll Out Economic Team and Plans TodayHe may keep the Bush tax cuts until 2010, he’ll probably expand his recovery plan, and he wants it all on day one.
  33. early and often
    Larry Summers’s Baggage Weighed Against His ExpertiseShould past controversies matter in picking a Treasury Secretary?