Posts Tagged ‘Timothy Geithner’

  • The US is again hitting its debt ceiling.

    Debt Ceiling: The Trillion Dollar Coin Solution

    Jan 4, 13 • 213 Views • No Comments

    Through a hypothetical Oval Office meeting, a Yale law professor describes a platinum solution to the debt ceiling problem. The basic idea is that if Treasury can get the money to cover government spending without borrowing then it does not need to exceed...  [read more]

  • The US is again hitting its debt ceiling.

    Debt Ceiling: A Treasury Note

    Dec 28, 12 • 299 Views • No Comments

    Secretary of the Treasury Geithner just sent Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a letter. Noting that in 5 days the US will again have hit the debt ceiling, Secretary Geithner explains that actually, we might have an extra 2 months. In an appendix to his...  [read more]

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    Economic Humor

    Sep 7, 11 • 985 Views • 1 Comment

    For laughter and economic insight, the following are wonderful. A Cartoon: From gocomics.com, a very hypothetical illustration of “The First Economist.” A Daily Show Excerpt: Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s problems with selling his house....  [read more]