Tuesday May 14
New credibility for old conservative gripes
These are good times for conservatives who have shouted in the woods for decades about mistreatment from government and the mainstream national press.
Sun May 12, 2013
Feds Investigating Bloomberg Terminal Snooping Scandal
Federal officials at the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve are investigating allegations that Bloomberg News journalists may have used Bloomberg terminals to gain access to former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's usage information.
Wall Street Journal
Most Economists Back Yellen's Inflation-Fighting Credentials
Janet Yellen is by far the most likely successor to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke , according to economists in the latest Wall Street Journal forecasting survey, and most agree that she is sufficiently resistant to inflation to be a successful leader of the central bank.
Sat May 11, 2013
Bloomberg bars reporters from client activity
Financial data and news company Bloomberg LP says it has corrected a "mistake" in its newsgathering policies and cut off its journalists' special access to client log-in activity on the company's ubiquitous trading information terminals after Goldman Sachs complained about the matter last month.
Tue May 07, 2013
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew tells the City Club of Cleveland sequestration is harming economy
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew visits teacher Daniel Bowena s eight grade science class at I CAN University of Cleveland Preparatory School, a public charter school, where he discussed with students the importance of STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, education.A Automatic spending cuts by Congress are jeopardizing ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Sneak Peek at Jacob Lew's New Signature?
"Jack assures me that he is going to work to make at least one letter legible in order not to debase our currency should he be confirmed as Secretary of the Treasury," the president joked when he nominated Mr.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Meet the new Treasury chief of staff - Fiscal confidence remains low...
MEET THE NEW TREASURY CHIEF OF STAFF Treasury Secretary Jack Lew picked Chris Weideman to succeed Mark Patterson as his chief of staff.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Treasury Department Reiterates Support for Financial Reform
Last week, Mother Jones reported that some financial reform advocates were worrying that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was not taking a sufficiently fierce stance against a group of House bills that would weaken Wall Street reform.
The Daily Caller
Study: Obama spends more time on vacation than in economic meetings
President Barack Obama has spent more time hitting the links and vacationing than attending meetings about the economy, according to a study released by a conservative government-watchdog group.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
International Business Times
Obama Administration Changes: Who Left, Where Did They Go And What's Next For Them?
In the months since President Obama's second inauguration ceremony on the steps of Capitol Hill, Americans have seen plenty of new faces in the administration.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal
Matthew Yglesias Watches Keith Hennessy Give a Non-Denial Denial of...
Keith Hennessy on Bush and the financial crisis : How Involved Was George W. Bush in the Fall of 2008?: As most of us recall, George W. Bush was president of the United States during the crucial year of 2008 when the economy slid into recession and a series of panics and runs gripped the shadow banking system.