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NY Fed Pres Tim Geithner To Suceed Paulson As Treasury Secretary

Timothy Geithner, current president of the New York Fed and voting member of the Ben Bernanke’s FOMC which sets interest rates, will replace Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson in Barack Obama’s new administration. Former Treasury Secretary from 1999-2001 Larry Summers will also have a key economic and regulatory advisory role. Geithner (pronounced GYTE-ner) has played a

Financial Regulation From Clinton to Bush to Obama

In the midst of a crisis, there’s rarely time to question what caused the crisis. But it’s useful to know who helped get markets to where they are so we can avoid mistakes as we get through the triage and begin formulating policy solutions. Below are two stories that discuss a key player in the

McCain: I Have An Economic Plan, It’s Good (part 5)

Since Barack Obama’s tax plan was released last week, feedback is naturally mixed according to political bias, but it’s telling when prominent republicans or conservative media supports the plan. The link above is a story outlining how the notoriously conservative WSJ op-ed page supported the plan. Not necessarily because it was Obama’s but because it