Timothy Geithner

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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

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng leaves U.S. Embassy after negotiations

American privilege comes with a cost — but is it too high?

Ron Suskind defends book about Obama administration

Arts, Culture & Media

US frustrated with Eurozone’s handling of Greek debt crisis

Germany and France have said they’ll help Greece, as the United States urges Europe to figure it out.

How to get your cut of the 300 billion in tax credits

Working families can take advantage of nearly 300 billion dollars in tax credits and deductions for the 2009 tax year.

The Geithner Legacy

President Obama has nominated John O. Brennan to lead the CIA, Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State, and Senator Chuck Hagel for the Department of Defense position, but the Secretary of the Treasury position is still open. Current Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will leave a distinctive legacy as he steps down from his post, […]

Advice for Obama as He Transitions to His Second Term

President Obama won reelection on Tuesday night, granting him another four years in the White House. As he transitions from his first term to his second, the president will likely make some personnel changes. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said, repeatedly, that she will retire from her post at the end of 2012, and […]

Madeleine Albright Explores the American Relationship with China

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright faced a number of complex challenges throughout her State Department career. Secretary Albright took office in 1997, and devoted much of her tenure to fallout from the Cold War – particularly the wars in the Balkans – but she also managed the United States’ relationship with a rapidly-changing China […]