The ringmasters of Obama’s economic policy must go. Obama is becoming another Hoover, incapable of turning from the advice of the money masters, writes David Hirst.
The AP has obtained seven months of US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's appointment records, finding he spends more time chatting with executives from Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and Citigroup than the President himself. Is he getting too close to Wall St?
While America's public finances are troubling, Beijing and the rest of the world should examine the future for economies, including China's, that have become overwhelmingly dependent on exports.
While the politicians quibble over bailout packages, the real heroes of the GFC could be those dour dudes at the Fed. Here's a pie chart that puts into perspective the size their involvement.
Why would Obama go to such lengths to protect Timothy Geithner after revelations he avoided $35,000 in tax? Perhaps it was precisely for this ability to manoeuvre around the rules, suggests Timothy Carney.
Obama's first 100 days has been marred by the disastrous appointment of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, says Ben Rosen.
He stuffed-up the release of the first outline of his bank help plans in February and it's only got worse from there.
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's audacity in sidling up to the investment bankers responsible for the financial crisis is galling.