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Geithner revisits US financial crisis in new book

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:38

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.

'Angry Geithner once warned S&P about US downgrade'

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 09:58

Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner angrily warned the chairman of Standard & Poor`s parent that the rating agency would be held accountable for its 2011 decision to strip the United States of its coveted "triple-A" rating, a new court filing shows.

Geithner still not interested in being Fed chair: Source

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 09:25

Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is still not interested in being the next head the Federal Reserve, a source familiar with his thinking said on Sunday, after front-runner Lawrence Summers withdrew his name from consideration.

US treasury secretary Jacob Lew to visit China

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 12:27

During the visit, Lew will meet Chinese leaders and hold talks with senior government officials, reported Xinhua.

Jack Lew confirmed as new US Treasury Secretary

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 09:53

Lew, 57, who also held the position of Director of the Office of Management and Budget, replaces Timothy Geithner as the Treasury Secretary.

Geithner joining Council on Foreign Relations

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 21:52

Timothy Geithner is joining the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, his first public move since stepping down as US Treasury Secretary last month.

'US could default by Feb if borrowing authority not extended'

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 11:26

Warning US lawmakers that time is fast running out on the debt ceiling issue, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has told the Congressional leadership that America could default by mid-February.

Obama to nominate Jack Lew as new US Treasury Secretary

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 19:08

President Barack Obama, in an effort to rejuvenate the battered US economy, will nominate his Chief-of-Staff and budget specialist Jack Lew as the next Treasury Secretary.

US has reached borrowing limit of $16.4 trillion: Geithner

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 01, 2013, 11:06

The US has reached its borrowing limit of USD 16.4 trillion forcing the government to employ "extraordinary measures" to avoid default, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner informed the Congress on Monday.

US to reach $16.4 trillion debt ceiling Dec 31

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 14:01

The US federal government will reach its debt limit of USD 16.4 trillion Dec 31, which is the amount the US federal government is allowed to borrow, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday.

US could fall off ‘fiscal cliff’, warns Timothy Geithner

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 13:13

The Obama administration has warned that there is no guarantee America would not go over the ‘fiscal cliff’.

Timothy Geithner warns US could fall off ‘fiscal cliff’

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 13:02

“That’s a decision that lies in the hands of the Republicans that are now opposing increases in tax rates,” he said.