MIDDAY UPDATE: G-20 and AIG

Oct 22, 2010
Today we heard a lot from Asia. The G-20 financial ministers and central bank governors gathered in Seoul, South Korea. Headlining their agenda is...

BP goes in for the kill ...

Aug 2, 2010
"Static kill," that is -- pumping in mud & cement. Meanwhile, Congress looks into BP's use of chemical dispersants. And BP is said to be...

Geithner delays exchange rate report

Apr 5, 2010
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced he would be delaying his report on exchange rate policies due April 15. The biannual report, first...

Geithner on Marketplace

Mar 23, 2009
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal just taped an interview with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. The interview airs this evening, but I sat in on the...

AIG has to pay it back

Mar 17, 2009
Tonight, the Treasury said it will make AIG repay the government the $165 million in bonuses handed out last week. In a letter to Congressional...

At the corner of uncertainty and anger

Mar 16, 2009
It feels like we've reached an important crossroads in the economic recovery. Many people are fed up with the bailouts of companies like AIG. The...

Looting the taxpayer

Mar 11, 2009
In the latest iteration of the government's plan to save the financial system, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says the government will give money...

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I can't see the transparency

Mar 6, 2009
A few weeks ago, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner unveiled the Financial Stability plan, the next phase of government intervention into the...

Wow, somebody doesn't like Geithner

Mar 4, 2009
Yesterday, I mentioned a book coming out next week called "House of Cards." It's about the collapse of Bear Stearns. Another excerpt was...