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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew provides perspective on a CBO study which looked at the economic benefits of immigration reform.
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.
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.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew explains why he thinks it's important for the Highway Bill to pass Congress.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew shares his thoughts on how Europe can assist its economic recovery. Investing in infrastructure stimulates demand, says Lew.
In a wide-ranging interview, CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about how the U.S. is sparking economic growth.
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Jack Lew says the Treasury will extend into "extraordinary measures" to enable the government to continue paying bills.
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.
U.S. bonds were largely flat as traders sifted a batch of key corporate earnings and data to determine whether optimism was justified.
Treasury Secretary Lew calls bitcoin a "phenomenon," but says the government needs to make sure it doesn't become a funding haven for criminals.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has renewed calls for Europe to pursue growth-boosting policies rather than austerity in a conference in Paris.