Apr 27, 2012 In excerpts from Kai Ryssdal's interview with Timothy Geithner, the Treasury Secretary says the U.S. will withstand pressures from Europe's financial crisis, and that our economic relationship with China is "getting better."
May 2, 2012 Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Group, was in Washington yesterday for a forum hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how businesses can help solve the world's problems. But why has he been able to succeed on a platform of "screw business and usual." Samsung reported record quarterly profits today, driven in big part by sales of is smartphones. So should global smartphone leader Apple be worried? And later today, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal sits down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to talk recession and recovery.
Apr 26, 2012 The Federal Reserve won't be taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time, and the reason is that the Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Apr 26, 2012 The Federal Reserve has upgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy in 2012 but also downgraded its outlooks for 2013 and 2014. There are worries the U.S. could fall back into recession just like the U.K. did.
Apr 26, 2012 The Fed has ended its two-day meeting and the conclusion is the economy isn't bad enough to take new action now.
Apr 26, 2012 Learn more about the 75th Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury.
Apr 27, 2012 As Marketplace interviews Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, what are the questions you would ask?
Apr 17, 2012 Lenny Gilleo, that's who. He owns a barber shop in the Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.
Apr 4, 2012 India is a U.S. ally but also one of the top importers of Iranian oil. It could face U.S. sanctions unless it curbs these oil purchases.
Apr 4, 2012 At the Federal Reserve's latest meeting, only two of 10 voting committee members support additional stimulus. The Fed inspector general, meanwhile, released a report that Fed money didn't contribute to the Watergate burglary, or to Saddam Hussein and Iraq getting weapons in the 1980s.