Timothy Geithner http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24787/all en Obama to nominate Lew as Treasury secretary Thursday -source http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/obama-nominate-lew-treasury-secretary-thursday-source <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate White House chief of staff Jack Lew as his next Treasury secretary on Thursday, replacing Timothy Geithner, according to a source familiar with the matter.</p> <p>Lew had been widely expected to be tapped for the role. He has served as budget director for Obama and for former President Bill Clinton.</p> Business Council on Foreign Relations Entertainment Environment Group of Thirty Health Politics Timothy Geithner Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732199 at http://www.globalpost.com Former US Treasury Sec. Geithner to join Council on Foreign Relations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/former-us-treasury-sec-geithner-join-council-foreign-relations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is set to join the Council on Foreign Relations as a distinguished fellow, the New York-based policy think tank said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Geithner stepped down as President Barack Obama's treasury secretary on Jan. 25, handing the reins temporarily to his deputy, Neal Wolin. Obama's pick to succeed Geithner, former White House chief of staff Jack Lew, is awaiting congressional confirmation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/former-us-treasury-sec-geithner-join-council-foreign-relations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Council on Foreign Relations Entertainment Environment Group of Thirty Health Politics Technology Timothy Geithner Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:00:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747795 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Geithner plans book on battling financial crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-geithner-plans-book-battling-financial-crisis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Timothy Geithner, who played a lead role battling the global financial crisis both at the U.S. Treasury and New York Federal Reserve, is planning to write a book on the U.S. response, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Geithner, who was the longest-serving member of President Barack Obama's economic team when he stepped down as secretary of the Treasury last month, is credited with helping to calm the financial storm that swept through Wall Street in 2007-2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-geithner-plans-book-battling-financial-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Council on Foreign Relations Entertainment Environment Group of Thirty Health Politics Technology Timothy Geithner Timothy Geithner Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 21:45:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748167 at http://www.globalpost.com Sharp cuts could derail recovery: US Treasury nominee http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/sharp-cuts-could-derail-recovery-us-treasury-nominee <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Steep automatic spending cuts slated for March 1 could stall the US economic recovery, Jack Lew, the nominee for US Treasury secretary, told Congress Wednesday.</p> <p>Lew, who faced a grilling in the Senate Finance Committee in confirmation hearings, warned that the $85 billion sequester, programmed cuts to begin at the end of the month if Congress cannot find a more moderate compromise, would hit economic growth.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/sharp-cuts-could-derail-recovery-us-treasury-nominee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Politics Timothy Geithner AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:15:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754794 at http://www.globalpost.com Senate panel to vote on U.S. Treasury nominee this week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/senate-panel-vote-us-treasury-nominee-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - A Senate panel will vote this week on the nomination of Jack Lew to be U.S. treasury secretary, the committee said on Sunday.</p> <p>The Senate Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday to vote on Lew, President Barack Obama's pick to replace Timothy Geithner at Treasury, said the panel's chairman, Max Baucus.</p> <p>At a hearing earlier this month Lew defused heated questions from lawmakers about his work at Citigroup, paving the way for his expected confirmation by the full Senate.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/senate-panel-vote-us-treasury-nominee-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Max Baucus Timothy Geithner Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 17:30:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765139 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Senate committee approves Lew for US Treasury post http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/urgent-senate-committee-approves-lew-us-treasury-post <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved President Barack Obama's nominee Jack Lew to be the new Treasury secretary, replacing Timothy Geithner who stepped down last month.</p> <p>Senators voted 19-5 in favor of Lew, with several Republicans joining with the majority Democrats. The committee approval paves the way for a full Senate vote as early as Wednesday.</p> <p>ico-mlm/jm</p> Timothy Geithner AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:16:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5767364 at http://www.globalpost.com US deputy Treasury secretary to step down http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130723/us-deputy-treasury-secretary-step-down <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin, who helped steer the US economy through the Great Recession and financial reforms, will step down next month, the Treasury Department on Tuesday.</p> <p>Wolin, 51, has served more than four years in the administration of President Barack Obama.</p> <p>He will step down at the end of August, the Treasury said in a statement.</p> <p>The Treasury had previously announced Wolin would stay through a period of transition after Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew took office in late February.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130723/us-deputy-treasury-secretary-step-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Council on Foreign Relations Environment Group of Thirty Health Politics Technology Timothy Geithner AFP Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:05:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5891556 at http://www.globalpost.com Veteran of global affairs to retire in 2014 from New York Fed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131023/veteran-global-affairs-retire-2014-new-york-fed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Terrence Checki, a top U.S. central bank official with some 46 years of experience at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, is set to retire early next year as head of a group that promoted global financial stability and coordination.</p> <p>Checki, executive vice president of the New York Fed's Emerging Markets and International Affairs Group, on Wednesday said he intends to retire in the first quarter of 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131023/veteran-global-affairs-retire-2014-new-york-fed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Council on Foreign Relations Group of Thirty Timothy Geithner Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:47:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5968763 at http://www.globalpost.com Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner to join private equity firm http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131116/former-us-treasury-secretary-geithner-join-private-equity-firm- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who played a major role in combating the global financial crisis, is joining private-equity firm Warburg Pincus as president and managing director, the firm said on Saturday.</p> <p>Geithner, who stepped down as U.S. Treasury secretary in January, will join the New York-based firm in March.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131116/former-us-treasury-secretary-geithner-join-private-equity-firm-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Council on Foreign Relations Group of Thirty Timothy Geithner Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:39:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5990903 at http://www.globalpost.com Yale University announces partnership with former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140507/yale-university-announces-partnership-former-us-treasury-sec <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will deliver a series of lectures at Yale University in the fall on the global financial crisis, the Ivy League school announced Wednesday.</p> <p>Geithner will discuss lessons from the 2007-2009 crisis as part of a new course that Geithner will co-teach, the Yale School of Management said.</p> <p>Geithner also will convene a multi-day seminar on financial crisis management at Yale during the 2014-2015 academic year for officials from finance ministries and central banks around the world.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140507/yale-university-announces-partnership-former-us-treasury-sec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Council on Foreign Relations Group of Thirty Timothy Geithner The Canadian Press Wed, 07 May 2014 18:53:02 +0000 The Canadian Press 6141085 at http://www.globalpost.com Geithner memoir: He considered resigning in 2010 and suggested Clinton as possible successor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140509/geithner-memoir-he-considered-resigning-2010-and-suggested-c <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON - Timothy Geithner says in a new memoir that he considered stepping down as Treasury secretary in 2010 after the financial crisis and suggested Hillary Rodham Clinton as a possible successor.</p> <p>President Barack Obama rebuffed Geithner's suggestion, and he remained at Treasury until 2013.</p> <p>Geithner's memoir will be published next week. On Thursday, The Associated Press bought an early copy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140509/geithner-memoir-he-considered-resigning-2010-and-suggested-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Council on Foreign Relations Disaster Environment Group of Thirty Health Politics Timothy Geithner Timothy Geithner The Canadian Press Fri, 09 May 2014 05:48:57 +0000 The Canadian Press 6142459 at http://www.globalpost.com Geithner revisits US financial crisis in new book http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140509/geithner-revisits-us-financial-crisis-new-book <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says he regrets not pushing for stronger financial safeguards ahead of the devastating 2008 crisis, according to reported excerpts of his new book.</p> <p>"Before the crisis, I didn't push for the Fed in Washington to strengthen the safeguards for banks, nor did I push for legislation in Congress to extend the safeguards to nonbanks," he writes in "Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140509/geithner-revisits-us-financial-crisis-new-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Council on Foreign Relations Group of Thirty Politics Timothy Geithner Timothy Geithner War AFP Fri, 09 May 2014 22:32:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6143149 at http://www.globalpost.com S&P wins right to Geithner documents in $5 billion U.S. fraud lawsuit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140925/sp-wins-right-geithner-documents-5-billion-us-fraud-lawsuit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jonathan Stempel</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge said former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner must give Standard &amp; Poor's documents he used when writing his best-selling memoir, a ruling that could help S&amp;P defend against the government's $5 billion fraud lawsuit over its credit ratings.</p> <p>In a ruling made public on Thursday, U.S. District Judge David Carter in Santa Ana, California said the McGraw Hill Financial Inc &lt;MHFI.N&gt; unit may force Geithner to turn over unedited versions of the documents.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140925/sp-wins-right-geithner-documents-5-billion-us-fraud-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Council on Foreign Relations Environment Group of Thirty Health Politics Timothy Geithner Thomson Reuters Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:16:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6269217 at http://www.globalpost.com