Sheila Bair, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., describes what it was like in the room with former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke when the global economy was on the verge of falling into the abyss in this week’s “Masters in Business” podcast. Listen to the...Read More
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson recently compared the climate crisis to the 2008 financial crisis. He said: We’ve seen and felt the costs of underestimating the financial bubble. Let’s not ignore the climate bubble. Case in point: Florida. read more
The Treasury Department put out the word that Secretary Jack Lew is considering regulatory curbs on corporate tax inversions, a step that may be intended to increase pressure on Congress to act once it returns from its summer recess in September. The matter of how much authority Treasury has to limit inversions has generated its own [...]
The Treasury Department put out the word that Secretary Jack Lew is considering regulatory curbs on corporate tax inversions, a step that may be intended to increase pressure on Congress to act once it returns from its summer recess in September. Show More Summary
At 44, Sheryl Sandberg is at home in the heights of American power: She has her Harvard MBA, she was chief of staff for the secretary of treasury, she was a VP at Google, and she's been the chief operating officer at Facebook since 2008. Show More Summary
Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob Lew, weighed in on the foreclosure crisis at a conference in late June celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Making Homes Affordable Program (HAMP) and waxed poetic about the program's alleged success. Show More Summary
In June, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said that, according to Treasury analysis, more than three million British jobs would be at risk if Britain left the European Union. This is what he said:“Indeed, the latest Treasury analysis shows that 3.3 million British jobs are connected to Britain’s place in Europe. Show More Summary
The Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Andrea Leadsom, today encouraged employers and voluntary sector organisations to engage with credit unions to help them provide affordable credit and responsible financial services in their communities. Show More Summary
``The United States may introduce new sanctions against Russian companies due to the recently signed oil deal between Moscow and Tehran, the US Treasury's Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen said Thursday, as reported by Reuters.''
Earlier we revealed that one of the key topics of discussion during yesterday's quarterly meeting of the TBAC committee with government workers (including Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Mary Miller, Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets Matthew S. Show More Summary
Leading Tories are happy to sacrifice British jobs and growth to boost their own anti-Europe credentials, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has said. His remarks come after Mayor of London Boris Johnson claimed leaving the EU could be an “attractive” option for the UK. But Danny called for Britain to “stay in […]
In July, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew asked Congress to stop the current wave of corporate expatriations. The legislation is going nowhere, and Treasury and the IRS are unwilling to act on their own, though some legal experts believe they already have the authority to curb the transactions. Show More Summary
In a Washington Post Innovations blog op-ed published July 21, Vivek Wadhwa wrote:In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers revived a debate I’d had with futurist Ray Kurzweil in 2012 about the jobless future. Show More Summary
On Monday, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urged Congress to provide more resources for the exploding number of people on permanent disability. It’s part of the Obama administration’s “give away the store” mentality, encouraging the masses...Show More Summary
Last fall, California's governor and treasury secretary came up with a plan to solve a longstanding conflict with federal housing authorities over residential property-assessed clean energy (PACE) programs. The plan didn't work. But does it even matter? read more
How do you catch a tax and pin it down?” Can governments make corporations “stay and listen to all they say?” Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in his Washington Post op-ed called on Congress to immediately stop corporations from lowering taxes by incorporating overseas. Show More Summary
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday Congress should reallocate payroll tax revenue to divert more money to support the Social Security Disability Insurance fund. Here's what was behind Mr. Lew's statement.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has written an op-ed page of the Washington Post to plead with Congress to enact legislation addressing tax inversions, which he says have been increasing at "breakneck speed." As we've been discussing all this month, the number of U.S. Show More Summary
by Joel Schlossberg http://c4ss.org/content/29571 “Economic Patriotism”: The Last Refuge of a Tax Scoundrel In mid-July, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew proposed that Congress prohibit US-based companies from moving offshore in search of more favorable tax climates, citing an ostensible need … Continue reading ?