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
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.
Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business economics professor; and Richard Bernstein, Bernstein Advisors CEO, discuss the departure of Tim Geithner today as U.S. Treasury Secretary, and the challenges facing his replacement, Jack Lew.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has sent a letter to Rep. Boehner regarding the debt limit, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has written a letter to Congress on the debt ceiling.
Timothy Geithner reportedly has no interest in a Fed job, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.