Topic: Timothy Geithner
As China and the US emerge from a year of diplomatic spats, Beijing appears more optimistic than Washington on what can come out of President Hu Jintao's visit to the White House this week.
01/18/2011 07:31 am
Hillary Clinton spoke Friday about US-China relations ahead of a visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao to Washington next week.
01/14/2011 02:36 pm
Tax incentives, lower corporate taxes, and tax simplification will be subjects that Treasury Secretary Geithner and corporate executives talk about Friday.
01/12/2011 03:41 pm
Obama brings aboard William Daley, a moderate Democrat and fellow Chicagoan, as his new chief of staff. Daley, seen as a tough but fair manager, could help White House ties to the business community.
01/06/2011 04:44 pm
Robert Gibbs will leave the post of White House press secretary in February. But he will remain an adviser to President Obama, in addition to joining the speaking circuit.
01/05/2011 12:48 pm
History, it seems, will remember 2010 in the United States as the year of health-care reform, the Gulf oil spill, and the tea party movement. But the most widely covered stories are clearly not the only events that could shape the future of the nation. Here we note five overlooked stories of 2010 – developments that might have received some press coverage but perhaps not as much as they should have, given the impact they could have on various aspects of American life in the years ahead.
12/24/2010 01:25 pm
TARP final cost to US taxpayers is expected to be lower than earlier projections, according to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Bailed-out companies, such as AIG and GM, have already begun to pay back TARP funds.
12/17/2010 09:12 am
Following Senate votes Saturday, party leaders say a compromise is likely involving an extension of Bush-era tax breaks for all income levels, plus an extension of unemployment benefits.
12/05/2010 04:38 pm
After two Saturday votes, Obama and Democrats in Congress are forced to negotiate over Bush-era tax cuts, now more likely to be extended for all Americans – including the wealthy.
12/04/2010 06:01 pm
Senate Democrats are planning for two votes on the Bush tax cuts Saturday. But neither would extend all the Bush tax cuts, and Republicans have vowed to defeat any such proposals.
12/03/2010 06:16 pm