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By Simone Pathe
Timothy Geithner, key architect of the government’s response the financial crisis, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss his new book, "Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises." As the former treasury secretary, Geithner offers perspective on the government’s response to the crisis,…
By PBS NewsHour
Federal Reserve Board transcripts from 2008 released on Friday give a behind-the-scenes look at how the nation’s central bankers reacted to the global financial meltdown. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with the Wall Street Journal’s Jon Hilsenrath about what new insight these…
In other news Friday, President Obama selected his foreign policy advisor Denis McDonough to replace Jack Lew as White House chief of staff. Meanwhile the Defense Department began eliminating 46,000 Pentagon jobs held by temporary civilian workers, in response to…
In other news Wednesday, President Obama is ready to nominate Jack Lew as his new Treasury secretary. Lew currently serves as White House chief of staff and played a critical role in recent budget deal negotiations. If confirmed by the…
Lawmakers Meet With President in Last-Ditch Effort to Avert the 'Fiscal Cliff'…
By News Desk
U.S. Treasury Secretary speaks with the PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown Thursday at Marlin Steel Wire Products, a factory in Baltimore Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told the PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown during a factory tour Thursday that he couldn't understand why…
The United States government hit the legal limit for the amount of money it can borrow Monday, but Treasury officials say they can take other measures to pay the bills. Ray Suarez discusses questions about how the debt ceiling works…
Judy Woodruff looks at how banks and regulators are grappling over how to enact the new financial reform law. Deborah Solomon of The Wall Street Journal has more details on how the new regulations are taking shape.
Concerns about the economic recovery lingered on Wall Street as the service industry grew at a slower rate than expected last month. Jim Lehrer talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the state of the U.S. economy, a tough housing…
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