Tag Archives: Timothy Geithner

If AIG’s People Are “The Best And The Brightest” We’re In Real Trouble

AIG’s people ran a huge, global company into the ground.  HUGE.  GLOBAL.  They are the best and the brightest??? AIG wants to (or already has?) shell out millions in bonuses and retention pay because they are afraid they are going … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Mr. Obama is assembling a formidable economic team.”

Nov 22nd 2008 | WASHINGTON, DC      From Economist.com STOCKMARKETS soared on Friday November 21st when investors learned that Barack Obama would nominate Timothy Geithner as his Treasury Secretary. That might seem odd. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York president … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Geithner? Because he has foresight.

Back in 2006, while most of the financial establishment was pooh-poohing the possibility that the global economy was at any risk from a systemic shock, Geithner was actively warning that unregulated derivatives posed a threat to financial market stability. … … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment