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  • Lower oil prices like tax cut: Sec. Lew   Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:44 AM ET
    Lower oil prices like tax cut: Sec. Lew

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin sits down with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to discuss how the drop in oil prices is impacting the economy. When you look at the oil sector you need to look at it in two parts - shale and traditional drilling. Also Lew shares his thoughts on President Obama's clean energy initiatives.

  • In a move that sets up another round of debate over the extenders in 2015, senior Republicans said a short-term extension would be approved for the package, with the House of Representatives acting as soon as this week. The Obama administration weighed in, with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew meeting with congressional Democrats and saying in a statement that...

  • The Obama administration also weighed in, with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew meeting with congressional Democrats and saying in a statement that the White House was "open to supporting shorter-term alternatives" on the extenders. At a cost of tens of billions of dollars to taxpayers, the 55- item extenders package also includes some very narrow measures, such...

  • Abe's 3 ways to fix Japan's economy Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    With its economy contracting, Japan's much-heralded, three-pronged Abenomics revival is beginning to look like a two-legged stool.

  • CAIRO, Oct 27- From mega-projects to tax reforms, Egyptian ministers presented detailed initiatives last week to revive an economy battered by three years of upheaval and decades of neglect. Quizzed about Egypt's political challenges, however, they had less to say. Marking themselves out from predecessors, the ministers spoke with candour about the enormity...

  • Lew: Recent euro moves linked more to fundamentals Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 3:11 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    Lew said recent movements of the euro versus the dollar seem linked more to differences in growth than policies aimed at depreciating the Euro.

  • Federal deficit falls to $483 billion: Treasury   Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:01 AM ET
    Federal deficit falls to $483 billion: Treasury

    The Treasury Department says the fiscal 2014 federal budget deficit fell to $483 billion, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Lew: Global economy continues to underperform   Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 3:30 PM ET
    Lew: Global economy continues to underperform

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the Euro area recovery lags other advanced economies, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Debate: Inversion policy & tax reform   Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:12 PM ET
    Debate: Inversion policy & tax reform

    Debating the plan to prevent tax inversions, Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, says the Treasurys plan is worse than doing nothing. Christian Weller, Center for American Progress, explains why he favors inversion regulation.

  • Treasury inversion rules   Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Treasury inversion rules

    CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses the Treasury Department's new rules to discourage companies from moving their headquarters overseas to avoid taxes.

  • Tax inversion crackdown   Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    Tax inversion crackdown

    Jared Bernstein, Budget & Policy Priorities, shares his thoughts on the Obama administrations efforts to implement new regulations that would diminish the ability for companies to escape U.S. taxes.

  • Lew tackles tax inversions   Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    Lew tackles tax inversions

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Treasury Department is trying to make tax inversions less economically appealing to corporations but they will not be able to eliminate them all.

  • Treasury moves to combat tax inversions   Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:08 AM ET
    Treasury moves to combat tax inversions

    The Treasury Department is seeking to reduce the benefits of companies buying foreign firms to switch tax domicile to a country with lower rates, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Lew: More to say later Monday about tax inversions Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:18 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    The issue of so-called tax inversions has been a major policy point for President Barack Obama over the past few months.

  • Congress must tackle inversions: Rep. Van Hollen Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:15 PM ET
    House Budget Committee ranking member Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.

    The White House can help stem inversions, but issue must be addressed by Congress, says Rep. Van Hollen.

  • Jack Lew: Imperative Congress act on inversions   Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 3:34 PM ET
    Jack Lew: Imperative Congress act on inversions

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Congress to pass anti-tax inversion legislation, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Faber Report: Jack Lew speaks out   Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:42 AM ET
    Faber Report: Jack Lew speaks out

    CNBC's David Faber reports on comments by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew regarding tax inversions.

  • Questioning Lew's tax logic   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    Questioning Lew's tax logic

    Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution research fellow, discuss corporate tax reform and what it means for companies to show "economic patriotism."

  • Lew presses for anti-inversion legislation   Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:27 PM ET
    Lew presses for anti-inversion legislation

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is making the argument against tax inversions. Insight, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Rep. Messer: Eliminate tax loopholes   Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    Rep. Messer: Eliminate tax loopholes

    Rep. Luke Messer, (R-Ind.), weighs in on America's corporate tax loopholes and tax inversions. Messer says lets allow the repatriation of dollars earned overseas to be invested in America without a tax penalty.