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  • The Bernanke legacy [Editorial]

    The Bernanke legacy  [Editorial]
    Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
  • Neel Kashkari's stint running TARP inspired admiration, criticism

    Neel Kashkari's stint running TARP inspired admiration, criticism
    In 2008, when Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson needed someone to run the controversial bailout of the nation's banks, he turned to a trusted and unflappable aide who had followed him from Goldman Sachs to Washington — Neel Kashkari. "We had...
  • China's leaders rethink growth model as economy runs out of steam

    BEIJING — The Chinese leadership is hyping a Communist Party meeting that began Saturday as the greatest financial rethink since leader Deng Xiaoping launched China's economic revolution in the late 1970s. In keeping with past patterns, the...
  • Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner joins private equity firm

    WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner is becoming a financial industry executive, taking a high-level job with the private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, the firm announced Saturday. Geithner, who was a major player in the...
  • PASSINGS: Herbert Allison Jr.

    Herbert Allison Jr. Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
  • 'Too Big to Fail' offers balanced look at 2008 economic crisis

    If the economy hadn't hung in the balance, the economic meltdown of 2008 would make for a great tragic play. Still, the epic story of hubris and greed makes for a gripping, if overly taut HBO film, "Too Big to Fail," airing Monday, May 23. Based on...
  • Analysis: 'Too Big to Fail' captures the frustration of government officials and the arrogance of Wall Street leaders

    Analysis: 'Too Big to Fail' captures the frustration of government officials and the arrogance of Wall Street leaders
    Midway through the HBO docudrama "Too Big to Fail," the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York despairs that ordinary Americans "have no idea the whole thing is about to fall down." He's referring not to the stock market, which already was plunging...
  • Television Review: 'Too Big to Fail'

    Television Review: 'Too Big to Fail'
    "Too Big to Fail," which premieres Monday on HBO, is the latest of that network's high-toned original films ("Recount," "The Late Shift," "From the Earth to the Moon," the upcoming "Game Change") in which a large cast of medium-big-to-big-named actors...
  • Keeping Congress clean

    Keeping Congress clean
    In September 2008, the U.S. financial system was teetering on collapse and the stock market was shaky. But Alabama Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus saw opportunity in the crisis. According to an investigation by the CBS news program "60 Minutes," Mr. Bachus...
  • Ex-Merrill CEO John Thain regrets not demanding a U.S. bailout of Lehman Bros.

     
    The trillion-dollar question comes around yet again: Would a government bailout of Lehman Bros. in September 2008 have avoided the global financial crisis and the market crash that followed it? Former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain thinks so, according to.....
  • Geithner and top Fed officials discuss debt-ceiling options

     
    Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner met Friday with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben. S. Bernanke and New York Fed President William C. Dudley to discuss what would happen if Congress does not raise the nation's debt ceiling by an Aug. 2 deadline....