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Geither becoming CFR fellow

By Muckety   |   February 6, 2013 at 8:57am   |   0 Comments

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is rejoining the Council on Foreign Relations as a fellow.

Lew will continue tie between Treasury and Council on Foreign Relations

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 10, 2013 at 1:42pm   |   0 Comments

The connections between the business community, the Council on Foreign Relations and the federal government couldn’t get much closer.

Geithner to testify about AIG secrecy

By Ric Bohy   |   January 12, 2010 at 9:34am   |   1 Comments

Timothy Geithner has been called to testify before Congress about reports that the New York Federal Reserve Bank allegedly pressured insurance AIG to keep secret the terms of generous payments it made to partner banks.

Jake Siewert joins his friend Tim Geithner at Treasury

By A. James Memmott   |   May 8, 2009 at 10:18am   |   0 Comments

Richard L. “Jake” Siewert Jr., a veteran of the Clinton White House, is joining the Obama administration as a counselor to his friend, Treasury secretary Timothy F. Geithner.

Fannie Mae chief Herb Allison in line to oversee TARP

By Carol Eisenberg   |   April 14, 2009 at 2:29pm   |   0 Comments

Word is that Herb Allison, a longtime Wall Street executive with ties to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, will be tapped to head the government’s $700-billion financial rescue program.

Citigroup’s Pandit plays game of musical chairs with feds

By Carol Eisenberg   |   February 25, 2009 at 1:46pm   |   1 Comments

Vikram Pandit is still working out a rescue plan that would turn over as much as 40% of his bank to the U.S. government. The question is whether he will manage to hold onto his job.

Robert Rubin’s disciples dominate Obama economic team

By Carol Eisenberg   |   November 24, 2008 at 2:58pm   |   0 Comments

No team of rivals, this. Top members of the president-elect’s economic team - Timothy Geithner, Lawrence Summers and Peter Orszag - are all proteges of former Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin, one of the Democratic architects of the financial deregulation undertaken in the Clinton years.

Obama to pick Timothy Geithner as Treasury secretary

By Carol Eisenberg   |   November 21, 2008 at 4:29pm   |   3 Comments

Timothy Geithner, the president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, is expected to be tapped by President-elect Barack Obama to be the next secretary of the U.S. Treasury, reports NBC News.

Obama convenes economic advisers, calls for swift action on economy

By Carol Eisenberg   |   November 7, 2008 at 4:37pm   |   0 Comments

In his first news conference as president-elect Barack Obama laid out the top priority of his first 100 days: A package of spending that he hopes will stimulate economic growth and aid a struggling middle class.

Geithner, the Fed’s point man in NYC

By Muckety   |   August 29, 2007 at 3:54pm   |   0 Comments

The Washington Post had a good profile yesterday of Timothy Geithner, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, who is “facing his first big test as point man between the powerful global firms in the world’s financial capital and the policymakers who oversee them from Washington.”

The Post says Geithner is a strong crisis manager. During the turmoil in the debt markets, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. have been in touch with Geithner regularly.


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