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  • WASHINGTON, May 23- A best-selling book by a French economist on rising wealth inequality has come under fire after the Financial Times newspaper said on Friday that an investigation it carried out found a series of errors that skewed the author's findings.

  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in a private letter sent last month to Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, urged Washington to get tough with Beijing on its use of anti-competition rules, noting that "concerns among U.S. companies are intensifying."

  • US rattles saber at Russia; G7 members get gun-shy Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Jacob Lew

    Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher sanctions over Ukraine, but other powers are reluctant to go along.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew provides perspective on a CBO study which looked at the economic benefits of immigration reform.

  • Sec. Lew: China needs to be more transparent     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman recaps his interview with Jack Lew where the Treasury Secretary had a strong economic message for the rest of the world, particularly China.

  • Jack Lew: 'Main Street' hasn't been made whole yet Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 9:52 AM ET
    Jack Lew, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC that the U.S. is leading the global economic recovery, despite still having "a lot of work to do."

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says immigration reform is "the right thing to do," in discussing the benefits of immigration reform on the U.S. economy.

  • China needs to demonstrate that they are on the path of a market-determined exchange rate, says Treasury Secretary Jack Lew weighing in on what China needs to do to take its place on the world's economic stage.

  • Infrastructure keeps US competitive: Lew     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew explains why he thinks it's important for the Highway Bill to pass Congress.

  • Lew: Europe needs to boost demand     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew shares his thoughts on how Europe can assist its economic recovery. Investing in infrastructure stimulates demand, says Lew.

  • Lew: US leading global economic recovery     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    In a wide-ranging interview, CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about how the U.S. is sparking economic growth.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to April 22 Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks before the "Enhancing Prudential Standards in Financial Regulations" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia- 1845 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to March 30 Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray and Bank of Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens. *BRUSSELS- ECB Supervisory Board Chair Daniele Nouy to appear before European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels- 1000 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 28 Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will meet Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega and Brazilian Central Bank Governor Alexandre Tombini. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability John Cunliffe will take part in a conference at Chatham House titled "New Rules on Market Structure, Trading and Funding"- 0930 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 24 Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and Executive Director for Markets Paul Fisher will speak on the Inflation Report at Treasury Select Committee- 0930 GMT. Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark Mazur will deliver remarks at the 2014 National Congress of American Indians Executive Council Winter Session.

  • Treasury's Lew addresses G20 meeting     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Oriel Morrison provides a preview of the G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors where global economic stability is on the agenda.

  • Treasury to take 'extraordinary measures'     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Jack Lew says the Treasury will extend into "extraordinary measures" to enable the government to continue paying bills.

  • Defusing the debt ceiling bomb     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Could the U.S. Treasury Department withhold tax refunds if a government default was near? Mark Patterson, Center for American Progress senior fellow, weighs in on the debt ceiling mess on Capitol Hill.

  • US bond prices rally on weak stocks, Chinese data Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    U.S. bonds were largely flat as traders sifted a batch of key corporate earnings and data to determine whether optimism was justified.

  • Lew: Dimon and I share ‘incredulity' on bitcoin Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Jack Lew at 2014 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Treasury Secretary Lew calls bitcoin a "phenomenon," but says the government needs to make sure it doesn't become a funding haven for criminals.