Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, right, followed by Budget ...
Jun 21st, 2011
(AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, right, followed by Budget Director Jacob Lew, arrives at the Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. for negotiations between Republicans and Democrats in Congress on how to solve America’s debt crisis and budget problems. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) -
(Reuters) - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is joining private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. Geithner, who played a major role in combating the global financial crisis during the four years he served as Treasury secretary, will join the New York-based firm in March as president and managin... [Full Article]
Israel's chief peace negotiator on Thursday accused a key coalition partner of deliberately seeking to sabotage talks with the Palestinians by ramping up settlement construction. Speaking just hours before the arrival of US Secretary of State John Kerry on his second visit within a week, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni accused the far-right natio... [Full Article]
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks slid on Wednesday after legislators in Washington reached a provisional budget deal, which increased investor expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve may wind down its stimulus in the coming months. The bipartisan agreement, reached late Tuesday, would end three years of impasse and fiscal in... [Full Article]