Tim Geithner

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    New CNBC Broadcast Book Guideline: When Showing Tim, Show Industrials

    Once they find a correlation, they are about as likely to let go as a pitbull clamping down on a small child.

    / Feb 10, 2009 at 3:03 PM
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    The Safecracker: New Trailer!

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (Reuters) – The following are excerpts from a speech U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will deliver on financial stability at 11 a.m. (1600 GMT). “As President Obama said in his inaugural address, our economic strength is derived from ‘the doers, the makers of things.’ “The innovators who create and expand enterprises. “The […]

    / Feb 10, 2009 at 10:44 AM
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    Program Note: A New Episode Of “The Safecracker” (11ET/10CT)

    Tim “The Safecracker” Geithner is going to be demonstrating his deft touch for opening vaults this morning and we will take you there via liveblog. As being well-prepared will help attenuate the degree to which you are blinded and blind-sided by bullshit rhetoric, you might be interested in reviewing this viewing guide from Baseline Scenario […]

    / Feb 10, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    Strict New Rules Will Be Put In Place (For Everyone Else)

    Remember all that noise, delivered with practiced and indignant huff, about lobby rules? About the hiring of former lobbyists, and how that was a bad thing(tm) and would in no way be permitted in the new administration. Yeah, well, not so much. It seems the boyish charm Banker in our big Monopoly game, Tim Geithner, […]

    / Jan 29, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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    Live: The Mistakes I Made In Preparing My Tax Returns

    10:48 am: Tim Geithner is that boring English literature substitute teacher who reads in a staccato, not quite monotone, like its the first time he’s read out loud in public and he’s really distracted by the blond in the front row who sprouted about three years early. (Be that Dave or Dana, we don’t yet […]

    / Jan 21, 2009 at 10:44 AM
  • politics

    Cox to Bernanke and Paulson: “How Come You Guys Don’t Call Anymore?”

    SEC chair Christopher Cox missed the 5am conference call when Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson decided that the Fed would lend funds to rescue Bear Stearns from bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reports on today’s front page. The call’s time changed and no one bothered to tell Cox, who didn’t know until he came into […]

    / Jun 23, 2008 at 1:21 PM

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