Timothy Geithner

 
US Treasury: World economy needs action from China and EU
US Treasury: World economy needs action from China and EU
Geithner, in Tokyo for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, said China needed to persuade its people to buy...
The economic week ahead: Signs of progress or peril?
The economic week ahead: Signs of progress or peril?
Speaking in New York this past Thursday, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said that the recent actions of European policymakers had "substantially calmed the really acute financial tensions of the past 18 months". But risks, particularly those posed by high and rising oil prices,...
Eurozone needs 'mother of firewalls' to halt crisis
Eurozone needs 'mother of firewalls' to halt crisis
The debt-wracked eurozone needs to build "the mother of all firewalls" to prevent the crisis spreading throughout the bloc, the head of the...
G20 demands eurozone debt solution within weeks
G20 demands eurozone debt solution within weeks
The world's leading economies pressed Europe on Saturday to act boldly within eight days to resolve the eurozone's sovereign debt crisis which is...
Demonstrations amid ongoing euro zone debt fears
Demonstrations amid ongoing euro zone debt fears
A mass anti-austerity protest, called by unions, took to the streets on Saturday, as European Union (EU) ministers cut short talks on the euro zone...
Geithner tells EU to speak as one on eurozone crisis
Geithner tells EU to speak as one on eurozone crisis
United States treasury secretary Timothy Geithner told European Union (EU) finance ministers on Friday they should end loose talk about a eurozone...
China signals shift on currency
China signals shift on currency
Timothy Geithner, the United States treasury secretary, said he believed China was now committed to allowing its currency to rise in value, when he...
Geithner: Global recession losing force
Geithner: Global recession losing force
United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Monday that the global recession seemed to be losing force, but that it will be critical...
US to woo investors with toxic asset plan
US to woo investors with toxic asset plan
The United States on Monday offered generous financing for private investors to help cleanse banks of up to $1-trillion in toxic assets that are...
AIG chief takes heat on retention bonuses
AIG chief takes heat on retention bonuses
Edward M Liddy, chairperson and chief executive of American International Group (AIG) since last autumn, has become the reluctant defender of...
Obama team too busy at home to spur G7?
Obama team too busy at home to spur G7?
Rocked by the biggest financial crisis in decades, the world is desperately awaiting strong economic leadership -- but the new United States...
Obama sets executive pay limits
Obama sets executive pay limits
The Obama administration plans to limit pay to $500 000 a year for executives of government-assisted financial institutions in a new get-tough...

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