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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.
A look back at Tim Geithner's policies during his years at the helm of the Treasury Department, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Fed will send the Treasury a record $88.5 billion. And, it's official! President Obama will nominate Jack Lew to succeed Tim Geithner as Treasury Secretary, but Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), explains why he is opposing Lew's nomination.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what incoming Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will be left with once Timothy Geithner leaves. Also, Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, weighs in on the financial skills Lew brings to the cabinet position.
President Obama is expected to nominate White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to be the next Treasury Secretary after Timothy Geithner leaves. CNBC Contributor Howard Dean and Steve Forbes, author of "Freedom Manifesto," discuss. Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host, weigh in.
President Barack Obama will nominate Jack Lew as Treasury secretary as early as Thursday, a source familiar with the process told CNBC.
Jack Lew is a close advisor to the President but does he have the financial experience for the job or his selection more about his ability to navigate the politics? CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman debate.
The run of Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is nearing the end, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood reports according to a source, President Obama will name Jack Lew as the new Treasury Secretary, replacing Tim Geithner as early as tomorrow. Also, reaction to the new appointment from Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair.
After the "fiscal cliff" the big buzz word is "debt ceiling" and new research shows the US could hit that ceiling in just over a month.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner gets the U.S. Mint to make a platinum coin. How does this work? Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider, offers insight.
Rumor has it White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew is a potential nominee for Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's seat, and discussing whether 2013 is the year Samsung smartphones will surpass Apple, with CNBC's Robert Frank and Kayla Tausche.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to leave near the end of January put the White House in a tricky spot, depriving the Obama administration of its longest-serving economic adviser for its next fiscal showdown with Congress.
Breaking news from the White House on President Obama's starting position at today's "fiscal cliff" talks with Congressional leaders. (3:10)
President Obama will meet with congressional leaders on Friday in a last-ditch effort to avert a fiscal crisis. The NYT reports.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York was warned as early as mid-2008 that banks may have been misreporting their Libor borrowing rate to aid their own trading positions, much earlier than previously known.