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Henry Paulson, a Republican who was U.S. Treasury secretary during the 2008 financial meltdown, on Friday called a Donald Trump presidency “unthinkable” and said he will vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Paulson joins a growing list of establishment Republicans who say they will not...
Former Bush Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson writing in the Washington Post: Simply put, a Trump presidency is unthinkable. As a Republican looking ahead to November, there are many strong conservative leaders in statehouses across the United States and in Congress, [...]
The United States believes that UK and EU authorities have the required means to ensure financial stability following Thursday’s Brexit referendum, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said in a statement on Friday.
Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Alicia Munnell, a Harvard-trained economist who studies retirement policy, worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and served on the president’s Council of … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Wall Street Journal editorial, Treasury's Inversion Scythe (online title: The Obama-Lew Business Tax Raid: Treasury’s New Rules Give More Power to the IRS): Is Treasury Secretary Jack Lew trying to impose a new tax burden on all businesses in the United States? Or is he merely unable to shoot at...
In his award-winning musical “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda makes the case that if Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton had taken a break from work during one particularly high-pressured summer, he could have gone onto become one of America’s greatest presidents. Show More Summary
In 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr killed former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel. They were bitter enemies, but that's not an issue for their descendants, Alexandra Hamilton Woods and Antonio Burr. Woods is the great great great great great ganddaughter of Hamilton. Show More Summary
``A growing number of economists seem convinced that the U.S., European Union and China are all headed for a prolonged period of sluggish growth -- secular stagnation, in the words of former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. A close parallel would seem to be 1990s Japan. Show More Summary
Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop biography about America’s founding Secretary of the Treasury, swept up 11 wins at the 70th annual Tony Awards. This year, Broadway’s biggest night was dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ community following the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, which left 50 dead and dozens injured at [...]
The Broadway smash Hamilton—to the surprise of no one—has won the Tony Award for best new musical. Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S. treasury secretary... To view the full story, click the title li...
Last night Broadway toasted the unlikely musical blockbuster about the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, awarding Hamilton with 11 Tonys from its record-breaking 16 nominations, including Best Score, Best Book, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Actor, Best Direction and Best Musical. Show More Summary
“Hamilton,” an improbable hip-hop musical about America’s first treasury secretary, picked up Broadway’s highest honor: the Tony Award for best new musical.
The Broadway smash “Hamilton” wins the Tony Award for best new musical. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S. treasury secretary was considered a virtual lock for the award, having earned a record-breaking 16 nominations going into the evening. The musical’s 11 awards fell one short of the record set by “ The Producers.” […]
It's been 212 years since he was killed in a duel with Vice President Aaron Burr, and people are waiting for months to see the play about the life of the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says China has agreed to try to slash excess output of steel and to avoid competitive devaluations of its currency in high-level talks in Beijing. Lew said Tuesday that China had agreed to try to wind down unprofitable “zombie enterprises” and to push ahead with reforms to […]
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Tuesday concerns about China's business climate have grown due to a more complex regulatory environment and the Chinese government should open the door wider to foreign investments. Show More Summary
A former Treasury Secretary says electing Donald Trump poses an even greater threat to the economy
“Excess capacity is not just a domestic issue,” Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said ahead of the two nations’ Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew joins the chorus of criticism that blames China’s excess steel production for industry-wide woes. ||| Washington - Excess Chinese steel production is “damaging and distorting” global markets, US Treasury...Show More Summary