Tag Archives: Tim Geithner

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Does Obama Have Any Answer for Unemployment?

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the latest unemployment numbers, the call for a millionaire's tax, and Christina Romer's goodbye remarks.

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Kenny Marchant on Fannie and Freddie

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the latest GDP numbers, Fannie and Freddie, and the challenges facing small businesses with Congressman Kenny Marchant of Texas.

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GM, Entitlements, and Geithner's Folly

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about GM's purchase of Americredit, changes in FHA policy, deflation, Ben Bernanke, Tim Geithner, and more. We're brought to you as always by Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com and LibertyPundits.com.

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Finreg, China, Stagnation and Pwnage

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about Capitol Hill's new financial regulations, the China revaluation that wasn't, the spectre of deflation, and the poor gamesmanship of the Business Roundtable. We're brought to you as always by Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com and LibertyPundits.com.

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Bargain Hunting and Our New Economic Reality

So, how was Black Friday for you? For retailers, it was a time to go looking for small reasons for optimism, but the comparison to 2008 is essentially flat. How will the markets react, and what's the deal with Dubai? We'll discuss it all on the latest edition of Coffee and Markets.

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Negative Interest Rates, Fed Audits, and Geithner in the Dock

Negative interest rates finally materialize, Tim Geithner falls on his face at Congress, and the House moves forward with their policy of gutting the Federal Reserve. That's three big stories to talk about on today's Coffee and Markets.

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Is the Recession Over? And AIG's 100 Cent Payoff

Today's Coffee and Markets podcast focuses on the latest Bloomberg report on the AIG backstory and Tim Geithner's role in determining the size of the taxpayer bailout while President of the New York Fed, and a discussion on the latest GDP numbers -- what they mean and what they don't.

The End of Inflation and the Federal Reserve

Today's podcast focuses on what the Federal Reserve's meeting in the next week will bring in terms of ramifications for the stock market and the global economy.

Paul Volcker on Risk and Commercial Banks

Today's Coffee and Markets podcast focuses on comments this week from Paul Volcker about taxpayer money, commercial banks, risk, and the road back from the crisis.

The Gods of the Marketplace and the Independent Fed

Today's podcast focuses on an interesting piece about the Federal Reserve's independence in the Financial Times, and on what the bankers of the world will be discussing as they gather in Jackson Hole.

Geithner, Bernanke, and How Wall Street Plans to Make Money Again

Today, eager listener, you get a double portion of Francis, with a longer than usual conversation on Tim Geithner's latest WSJ interview and Ben Bernanke's intentions on the Federal Reserve's bolstering of the capital markets.

As the Economy Turns, Who Should Get the Credit? Who Will?

Today's Coffee and Markets podcast primarily focuses on a David Leonhardt piece in the New York Times on who gets the credit for the apparent financial turnaround -- or at least keeping things from getting worse.