Ben Bernanke earned more in 40 minutes on Tuesday than he made all of last year as head of the U.S. Federal Reserve.» Read More
President Obama is in the process of interviewing three candidates for the position at the helm of the central bank: Larry Summers, Janet Yellen, and a dark horse, Donald Kohn.
President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Arthur Cashin, UBS, shares his thoughts on the Fed chairman's likely successor. There's no doubt Summers is brilliant, he says, but he's no "consensus builder."
The Treasury secretary has managed to stay mostly in the background during his first few months in office. That may be about to change as a new debt ceiling battle heats up.
Stephanie Mehta, Fortune Magazine, and Ben White, POLITICO, discusses which companies made Fortune's "Global 500" list of the world's largest companies, as China continues adding to the list.
Tim Geithner, the former US Treasury secretary, has been elevated to the highest rank of public speakers after receiving about $400,000 for three speaking engagements.
The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.
JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon is seeking advice from Lloyd Blankfein as he wrestles with the fallout from a big trading loss. Not long ago, he was the one offering guidance.
As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.
Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.
After Portugal's rejection of the cost-cutting measures on which its bailout package depends, Invesco Perpetual's chief economist has added his voice to the anti-austerity camp, warning it could lead to "almost endless depression".
If Fed Chairman Bernanke is not nominated again, who might likely take over? Neil Irwin, The Washington Post; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Ben White, Politico; and Josh Boak, The Fiscal times, share their opinions.
The top Republican lawmaker vetting Jack Lew to serve as Treasury secretary zeroed on his work at Citigroup as a possible conflict of interest.
Bridge disputes in Congress on taxes and spending. Shrink budget deficits. Manage tense economic ties with China. Press Europe to reduce debts while fighting a recession. Defend the U.S. financial overhaul law. Prevent a global currency war. And those are just the obvious challenges.
Phil Orlando, Federated Investors chief equity strategist, shares his views on the outlook on the economy and market. And, Ben White, POLITICO, weighs in on former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's new book.
Rumors are swirling that Hewlett-Packard's board is debating to break up the company, and Timothy Geithner has announced he is writing a book, with CNBC's Jane Wells and Brian Shactman.
CNBC's John Harwood looks back on Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's legacy and provides a preview of what he could be up to next. And Kayla Tausche takes a look at whether to see a resurgence of bailouts.
Secretary Geithner's last day in office is today. It would be hard to find a public servant more misunderstood, writes this former Treasury official.
To many, Geithner deserves credit for helping steady the banking system and helping restore investor confidence. Yet his toughest critics say his policies consistently favored big banks over struggling Americans.
CNBC provides a look back at some of the highlights from Timothy Geithner's career as U.S. Treasury Secretary.