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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.

US calls for ambitious G20 growth push

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 09:05

The United States called Tuesday on colleagues in the Group of 20 leading powers to boost growth to fight off short term economic risks, boost demand and generate jobs.

WEF 2014: Job creation our top priority, says US

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:53

Terming creation of jobs as one of the top priorities for the US, its Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Thursday said the government would not be satisfied until it provides jobs for everyone who is seeking employment.

Congress need to raise debt limit by late February: Lew

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 16:00

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has warned that the US could be on path of default if the Congress did not increase the nation's borrowing limit by late February.

'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.

US treasury secretary to visit Europe next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 05:32

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is scheduled to travel to Europe next week for economic talks with top European officials, the Treasury Department announced Monday.

Prioritizing which US bills to pay would be 'chaos': Lew

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 23:12

The Obama administration said on Thursday that a looming US default would hit everyone from Social Security pensioners to bondholders and urged Congress to raise a cap on government borrowing to avoid a crisis.

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 meets FM; encourages India's reforms

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 09:39

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday met US Treasury Secretary Jackob J Lew and discussed a hot of bilateral and global issues.

Immigration bill will pass: US treasury secy

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 16:28

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said that he was confident that immigration reform would be adopted, despite strong opposition from some Republicans.

Immigration reform bill will pass: US treasury secretary

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 14:51

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said that he was confident that immigration reform would be adopted, despite strong opposition from some Republicans.

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.