Henry Paulson


  • Jamie Dimon—the most influential on Wall Street? Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Are big bank leaders like Jamie Dimon the most influential on Wall Street—or activist investors like Carl Icahn?

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Feb 14 Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    MONDAY, FEB 3 WASHINGTON- Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaks at a documentary screening- 2230 GMT. TUESDAY, FEB 4 WINCHESTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, February 2014" economy before Shenandoah University students, faculty and staff and community leaders- 1330 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic events to Feb 13 Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    FRIDAY, JAN 31 VIRGINIA, United States- U.S Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet the CCAM's business and university partners. FORTH WORTH, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on "Federal Reserve Operations and Economic Update" at a community forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in Fort Worth, Texas- 1815 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke departs the U.S. central bank on Friday after eight largely turbulent years in which he guided the economy through the most virulent financial crisis and recession since the Great Depression. Oct. 24, 2005- President George W. Bush nominates Bernanke to be Fed chairman.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Feb 12 Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    THURSDAY, JAN 30 BERN- Bank of Italy's former Deputy Governor, Fabrizio Saccomanni, visits Switzerland. He will open the second forum for dialogue between Switzerland and Italy in the company of the Swiss President Didier Burkhalter.

  • Paulson on JPM: I shouldn't say, but I will ... Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 1:21 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon presents driver's license to Justice Department security officer as he arrives at the Justice Department in Washington, Sept. 26, 2013.

    Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson told CNBC he'd comment on JPMorgan's legal troubles, even though he shouldn't. Warren Buffett also weighed in.

  • Hank Paulson on JPMorgan's legal troubles     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson told CNBC that he won't comment on JPMorgan settlement talks with the government, but admitted it's hard for him to be objective.

  • Paulson: Regaining trust in Congress     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    It's going to take really strong leadership, says former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, discussing how both parties can come together and reach a compromise on the budget. At the end of the day, the debt ceiling has got to be increased, Paulson added.

  • Political crisis is 'self-inflicted: Paulson     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    Sometimes it takes a crisis to get something very unpopular done, says former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, discussing how "one element" of the Republican Party has "hijacked" the debate on significant economic problems. Also, Paulson weighs in on the job Jack Lew is doing and explains why there has to be "structural changes" in the way people get their information.

  • 'The cavalry has arrived'     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    Former Rep. Paul Kanjorski, (D-PA), discusses how lawmakers responded to the nation's financial crisis five-years ago and the unfinished business of the Dodd-Frank Act.

  • Tarp: America's most hated success?     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:29 PM ET

    Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson praised the Tarp program earlier today on CNBC. David Malpass, Encima Global; Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president; and John Tamny, Forbes opinions editor, discuss if Fed chair Ben Bernanke and the Tarp program saved the U.S economy.

  • Richard Kovacevich, former Chairman & CEO of Wells Fargo, provides his thoughts on how the government handled the financial crisis five years ago, and why he thinks the TARP program actually made the crisis worse.

  • Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, shares his recollections on what went on behind the scenes when the "massive credit bubble" burst five years ago.

  • Lehman Brothers 5 years on: Was it a mistake? Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    Five years ago, the government abandoned Lehman Brothers to its fate. Was that a mistake, or did it help bring the financial crisis under control?

  • Paulson: Why Is the Fed the Only Game in Town? Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:45 PM ET
    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviews Hank Paulson Jr. at the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.

    Former US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson argues the Federal Reserve can't be the only driver of both the markets and economy.

  • Tough Times for Paulson     Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that Henry Paulson's umbrella funds are down significantly through December.

  • China leader's persona forged by harsh early life Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 11:12 AM ET

    LIANGJIAHE, China-- The next leader of China spent much of his youth living in a dug-out cave. Xi Jingping's seven years in this remote northern community meant toiling alongside rural villagers by day and sleeping on bricks by night, in stark contrast to his pampered early years in Beijing.

  • Next Steps for Europe     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 10:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with two former Treasury Secretaries, Robert Rubin and Henry Paulson, about the economic problems in Europe.

  • Dueling Treasury Secretaries Delivering Alpha     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on a discussion between two former U.S. Treasury Secretaries, discussing the current fiscal issues facing the nation.

  • The Lost Bank by Kirsten Grind

    During the frenzied days of September 2008, as the U.S. financial system teetered on the brink of collapse, the government chose winners and losers. Washington Mutual, the country’s largest savings and loan bank, fell into the latter camp.  The author of "The Lost Bank" has the story of the biggest bank failure in American history.