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About Timothy Geithner

Timothy Franz Geithner is an American economist and central banker. He is the 75th and current United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving under President Barack Obama. He was previously the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Professional Biography

Geithner took charge as the ninth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on November 17, 2003.

On June 1, 2009, he assured Chinese Government that its huge holdings of dollar assets are safe.

On 2 December 2012, Geithner called the White House plan on averting the fiscal cliff as balanced and detailed and challenged the House Republicans to improve on his offer.

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Milken Institute Global Conference -- the Place Where the World Connects -- Will Livestream Additional Panels
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - April 28, 2015) - The Milken Institute Global Conference will share panel sessions via livestream today and tomorrow at Here are the panels that will streamed and the approximate start times:

Global Insurance Symposium to Feature Powerhouse Industry Leaders
DES MOINES, IA--(Marketwired - May 06, 2014) - The inaugural Global Insurance Symposium, being held in Des Moines on May 20-22, 2014, will feature global insurance leader keynoters addressing trends impacting the industry globally, including changing regulations in the international insurance marketplace that are impacting U.S. companies. 

Judicial Watch Sues Obama Treasury Department for Records Related to Approval of Chinese Government-Company Acquisition of Canadian Energy Company
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on February, 14, 2013, against the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Judicial Watch v. United States Department of the Treasury (No. 1-13-cv-00199)) to obtain records relating to the Obama administration's approval of the acquisition of the Canadian energy company Nexen Inc

Judicial Watch Sues Federal Reserve Board of Governors for Records Detailing Justification for AIG Bailout
Judicial Watch announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (No. 1:12-cv-01175)) against the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) seeking records related to the government bailout of American International Group, Inc. (AIG)

Spain to seek Eurozone aid for ailing banking system
Spain will ask for European financial aid for its ailing banking system, the country's finance minister has confirmed.

Mukherjee embarks on US visit to take part in IMF, World Bank meet
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a four-day official visit to the USA on Wednesday to attend the spring meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Funds (IMF).

Chinese premier meets Clinton, Geithner
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Friday.

No one should expect Chinese people to leave their own path: State Councilor Bingguo
Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo said Thursday that no one should expect the Chinese people to leave their own path.

Analysts predict exile for Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after daring escape
Analysts and Internet users have said that Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's chances of staying back in his country have reduced after his daring escape from house arrest.

Chinese police crack down on blind dissident Chen Guangcheng's family
The Chinese police have cracked down on the family of escaped blind dissident Chen Guangcheng.

'Blind Chinese activist who fled house arrest now in protection of US Embassy in Beijing'
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng who evaded about 100 guards to escape from a six-year detention is now safe at the US embassy in Beijing, his friend and fellow activist Hu Jia has confirmed.

Economic Advisor rubbishes Romney's claim of women facing brunt of weak economy under Obama
President Obama's top economic advisors Timothy Geithner has rubbished claims by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that American women accounted for 92 percent of jobs loss under Obama's leadership.

Dissident Chinese author granted permission to go on self-imposed exile to US
A Chinese dissident author, who wrote a controversial book on Premier Wen Jiabao, has gone on a self-imposed exile to the United States, after being granted permission by the authorities.

Obama's advisers clashed over Afghanistan war, reveals book
A new book on President Barack Obama and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama reveals that his advisers clashed over the war in Afghanistan.

Obama reads riot act to European leaders over resolution of debt crisis
US President Barack Obama has read the riot act to the leaders of several European countries and stressed the need of taking more concrete action to resolve the debt crisis.

Timothy Geithner to stay on as US Treasury Secretary
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has planned to stay at his post through the fall and President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, the Treasury Department has announced.

Major blow for Obama looms if top advisor decides to quit
US President Barack Obama is likely to lose one of his most trusted advisers as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has reportedly planned to quit.

U.S., China reach agreement on economic and military issues
The United States and China have pledged to overlook prevailing differences and deepen their cooperation on economic and military matters.

China, US share interests more than differences: Vice-Premier Wang
China and the United States have far more shared interests than differences and nothing can hold back the momentum of cooperation, said China's Vice-Premier Wang Qishan.

Hu faces 'more assertive' America on his visit over trade-currency-HR violation concerns
Chinese President Hu Jintao might have arrived Washington with a view to improve bilateral ties between the two nations ahead of his retirement in 2012, but is likely to face a 'more assertive' America in the wake of serious concerns relating to currency, the trade imbalance, human rights and China's military stance, political analysts say.

Pranab Mukherjee to leave on three-day visit to US on Monday
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will be leaving on a three-day visit to the United States on Monday.

US Treasury Under Secretary highlights growing US-India economic partnership
U.S. Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs Lael Brainard on Friday delivered a keynote address here at the Institute of International Finance's (IIF) spring membership meeting, highlighting the United States-India Economic and Financial Partnership, near-term challenges facing the global economy and priority areas for policy coordination.

United States Senator Bob Casey Addresses Life Insurance Settlement Association at 17th Annual Spring Conference
The Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) recently completed its 17th Annual Spring Conference, held in Washington, DC and was pleased to host United States Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (Pennsylvania) as a keynote speaker. LISA was host to more than 225 attendees, which included LISA members, investors in the secondary market and many other interested parties

Realogy Calls for Extension of Comment Period Regarding Risk Retention and Qualified Residential Mortgage Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act
Realogy Corporation today announced that it is calling on federal regulators for an extension of the comment period for the Risk Retention and Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank)

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