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Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2011
... until they had firmer evidence of Athens's willingness to cut its deficit. In another sign of friction, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who was also attending the meeting, disagreed with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble over Europe's ...

Asian counterweight

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 SEP 2011
... Orderly or disorderly - Greece will have to default. And this is giving everyone the jitters. Not least is US Treasury Secretary Timmy Geithner who preached to the Europeans to act more forcefully to solve their crisis. Yeah, he can talk. "Why do you ...

They will deal

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2011
... all the profits in the world wouldn't matter if Uncle Sam is unable to service its debt. In a letter to US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Matthew E. Zames -- JPMorgan Chase managing director and chairman of the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee ...

Time to call it quits - again

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 JUN 2011
... and the Eurozone got here. Now it's time for a real solution. I thought of suggesting doing what former US Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady did to solve the Latin American crisis back in the late 1980s. It succeeded! Turns out I wasn't the only one ...

Seeing evil, hearing evil

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2011
... the biggest owner of US Treasuries, would suffer a substantial loss. And that's another bad, bad thing. US Treasury Secretary Timmy Geithner warned that if Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling by 2 August, it would have a "catastrophic economic impact." ...

Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2011
... on lending finance in March. In equities news, Qantas holds a media briefing on its frequent flyer program, Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson makes a post-budget address in Sydney, and the Australian Banking & Finance (AB+F) Retail Financial Services ...

Experts bullish on US despite debt gloom

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 15 APR 2011
... American country, which must seek approval from congress to increase the $14.29 trillion debt ceiling by May. US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has warned that failure to raise the statutory borrowing limit would ultimately lead to a default on ...

Of Jobs, Hu and Obama

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JAN 2011
... admonishing China about its undervalued currency that gives Chinese exports an unfair advantage. Just last week, US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told the press for the nth time that Beijing needs to let the yuan appreciate "more rapidly." Chinese ...

G-20 gabfest at Gyeongju

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2010
... guidelines that would enforce concrete actions to prevent unilateral policies from the other mammoths. Too hard. US Treasury Secretary Timmy Geithner tried... and failed. He suggested limiting current account imbalances to four per cent of GDP. This ...

Fed bearing gift of QE2

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2010
... that Chinese exports rose to US$145 billion in September - the second highest on record. Did I just hear US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner cursed the undervalued yuan? There goes another... this time from Japanese Prime Minister Naota Kan. But underneath ...