Treasury Secretary Jack Lew called out China, saying it must "abide by certain standards of behavior within cyberspace."» Read More
Greece could leave the euro. For Greece, the short-term pain and turmoil could be extreme whereas the currency union would likely survive the initial shock. Ironically, a few experts think one of the most devastating outcomes for the euro would be if Greece leaves and, against all expectation, thrives.
FRANKFURT, Germany— Greece has entered the twilight zone. Between now and then Greece remains suspended between collapse and an uncertain rescue, between membership in the 19- member euro club and the possibility of a humiliating exit. If Greece doesn't pay, it will take a while for the IMF to actually declare Greece in default.
WASHINGTON— The United States claimed progress Wednesday with China on currency issues and toward negotiating a code of conduct for cyberspace after two days of high-level talks that underscored sharp differences but paved the way for a visit by China's leader in the fall. President Barack Obama rounded out the annual U.S.-China Security and Economic...
PARIS— France's economy minister is heading to the U.S. on Wednesday to urge more American companies to invest in the country, as he tries to reform the rules and image of a nation with a reputation for strikes and high labor costs. The government launched this year "French tech visas" to attract young entrepreneurs from abroad willing to create start-ups in France.
WASHINGTON— The United States voiced deep concern Tuesday over state-sponsored cybertheft and tension in the disputed seas of East Asia but did not let the sharp disagreements with China on pressing security issues cloud the outlook for cooperation between the world powers. At high-level talks in Washington, China was intent on setting a positive tone...
The U.S. Treasury revealed that it will select a woman for the next $10 bill, and it's soliciting the public's opinion.
Greece and its creditors need to quickly agree on a deal to address the crisis and then work out the details, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said.
U.S. Treasury Secretary fears a Greek "accident" and warned that the country and its creditors needed to "double down" their efforts.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said conversations between central bankers in the U.S. have shown they understand the need to clearly communicate.
Exchange-traded funds and fixed income mutual funds could potentially pose risks to the marketplace during times of stress, according to a report.
May 11- The U.S. government on Monday said MetLife Inc's lawsuit fighting its designation as being systemically important to the economy, often referred to as "too big to fail," should be dismissed. MetLife had in January became the first nonbank to challenge a decision by the Financial Stability Oversight Council, a panel led by Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, that...
WASHINGTON- U.S. Treasury Department will host its annual State Small Business Credit Initiative conference. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the New York Association for Business Economics- 1645 GMT. WASHINGTON- Former Federal Reserve chair Alan Greenspan speaks before the 17th...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also touched on a sluggish first quarter and bond market uncertainty in a CNBC interview.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talks to CNBC's Sara Eisen about the US economy and how there can be stronger growth around the world. The US is doing better than most other countries around the world, he says.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talks to CNBC's Sara Eisen about the US economy and the fact that lower gas prices have given consumers more cash in their pockets.
CNBC's Sara Eisen sits down with United States Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew, to discuss the impact from cheaper oil.
The U.S. Treasury has stopped issuing state and local government bonds ahead of the looming breach of the debt limit.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has issued a new letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner on the U.S. debt limit.
Unless Congress takes action, the U.S. will hit its debt limit on Mar. 16, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wrote in a Friday letter.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the Treasury will need to take extraordinary measures to finance the government on a temporary basis, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.