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  • Obama picks Geithner for Treasury

     
    New York Federal Reserve President Tim Geithner gestures as he makes a point to Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke on Oct. 15, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) by Frank James The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President-elect Barack Obama...
  • Obama presser: The econ team

     
    Obama just announced, as expected, NY Fed official Tim Geithner (left) as Treasury Secretary and Larry Summers (right), former Treasury secretary and Harvard president, as the chief White House economic advisor. Their relative status? He described...

    Obama's long arm into Bush team

     
    by Frank James Here's one way for a president-elect to get around some of the limits placed on him by the Constitution which makes a president-in-waiting wait until late January to officially take office: choose as your Treasury secretary a...

    Federal Reserve goes deep

     
    by Frank James Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and the rest of the central bank policymakers decided to throw the long ball down the field to the end zone when everybody thought they were just going to try and pick...

    Consumer prices see record drop in Nov.

     
    by Frank James More concerns today about the dreaded economic possibility of deflation, the phenomenon where prices fall throughout the economy, reducing the power of companies and workers to charge what they need to in order to make ends meet....