Group of Thirty

The World

US hints at frustration with Chinese monetary policy

New York Times reporter Louise Story breaks down Timothy Geithner’s speech on monetary policy at the Brookings Institution and explains a new House bill that could allow trade sanctions on China based on the artificially low value of the Chinese RMB.

Summers Withdraws from Race to Lead Federal Reserve

The Geithner Legacy

Diplomatic Dialogue In the Wake of Chen Guangcheng’s Release

The High Cost of American Privilege

Top of the Hour: Obama Unveils Tax Cut Plan, Morning Headlines

The White House is rolling out an ambitious plan to overhaul the corporate tax code. President Obama wants to cut the corporate tax rate down to 28 percent from 35 percent. However, the new rule would close loopholes and popular eliminate subsidies currently enjoyed by American corporations. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will unveil the plan […]

Why the US is Trying to Help Fix the Euro

Global Politics

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was in Europe Friday urging Europeans to fix their broken currency, and rescue bankrupt Greece.

The World

US accuses China of currency manipulation

Conflict & Justice

The United States claims that China is deliberately keeping its currency between 25 and 40 percent undervalue, giving its manufactures an unfair advantage against imports and making Chinese exports even cheaper. We talk to the BBC’s Mark Gregory.

The World

This week’s agenda: arms treaty, Geithner in India, Tiger Woods returns

Global Politics

This week, the U.S. and Russia sign a new arms treaty, Treasury Secretary Geithner visits India, and a date will be selected for elections in the United Kingdom. Plus, Tiger Woods returns to the green.

The World

Regulatory reform heads to committee

Global Politics

This morning the finance committee of the U.S. House of Representatives kicks off a series of hearings on regulatory reform. New York Times finance reporter Louise Story joins us with a look at the latest.