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  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 11 Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.

  • 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.

  • Bitcoin phenomenon needs more study: Lew     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew comments on the "phenomenon" of bitcoin. "We have to make sure it doesn't become an avenue to funding illegal activities," Lew says.

  • Congress should act as soon as possible and make sure there are no more self-inflicted wounds, says U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, discussing why lawmakers need to act in a timely manner to increase the nation's debt limit so the government can pay its bills.

  • Lew letter urges raising debt limit     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has sent another letter to Congress to urge them to act quickly on raising the debt limit before the February 7th deadline.

  • Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics president, discusses the challenges for the European Central Bank and growth prospects for the euro zone.

  • Lew flies in to Germany export storm Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    Cranes and containers in the port of Hamburg, Germany

    Germany's reliance on export-driven growth was a hot topic when U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew arrived in Berlin on Wednesday.

  • U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Tuesday, with investors awaiting the publication of trade data.

  • US’s Lew calls for European ‘growth agenda’ Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 6:18 AM ET
    Jack Lew

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has renewed calls for Europe to pursue growth-boosting policies rather than austerity in a conference in Paris.

  • What to expect from Lew's tour of Europe     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 1:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Tom Mackenzie looks at what to expect from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's tour of Europe.

  • Debt ceiling could be hit in February: Lew Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 9:15 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    The Obama administration says the government may not be able to pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not raise the federal debt ceiling.

  • WeedMaps: Meet the Yelp of the marijuana business Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    Pot-related businesses keep springing up, and one of them is WeedMaps.com, which could be called the Yelp of the medical marijuana business.

  • Govt sells last of GM stake, takes $10 billion loss Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    The US government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.

  • Lew: Pieces in place to end too big to fail     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's address later today on financial reforms.

  • More measures needed to secure banks: Treasury's Lew Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 6:20 AM ET
    Jack Lew

    In a speech Thursday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will make it clear that more measures may be needed to strengthen the global financial system.

  • Former Treasury Sec. Geithner joins Warburg Pincus Saturday, 16 Nov 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has taken a job as president of the private equity firm Warburg Pincus.