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Paulson sworn in as Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- Henry Paulson was sworn in Monday as the 74th secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Senate confirms Paulson for Treasury post

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate has confirmed former Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Henry Paulson as the 74th U.S. secretary of the treasury.

Zoellick resigns State Department post

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- Robert Zoellick said he was resigning Monday from his position as U.S. deputy secretary of State to join the investment firm of Goldman Sachs. Zoellick, 52, who previously was U.S. trade representative, joined the staff of U.S. Secretary of State Condolee

Goldman Sachs gaining strength

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- The nomination of Goldman Sachs chairman Henry Paulson Jr. as U.S. treasury secretary shows the company's growing global influence, it was reported.

Snow resigns as U.S. Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow sent a letter of resignation to U.S. President George Bush on Tuesday, saying he was "anxious" to return to private life. Bush quickly nominated Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Henry Paulson to take over the positio

Paulson to take over as Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Henry Paulson has been selected by President George Bush to become the secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Wall Street boom may be around the corner

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- Only a few years ago, there was little for Wall Street to be cheerful about.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

NYSE compensation spat gets uglier

WASHINGTON, May 25 (UPI) -- After much speculation that he would, New York's ambitious Attorney General Eliot Spitzer finally filed a lawsuit Monday against Richard Grasso the former head
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Report: Grasso trial expected next week

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- Lawsuits against former New York Stock Exchange head Richard Grasso are expected to start next week, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

Stewart target of criminal investigation

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- Shares of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. shares plunged 15 percent Tuesday as investors reacted to news the U.S. attorney's office plans to seek a criminal indictment against Martha Stewart.
FRANK SCHNAUE, UPI Business Writer

RNA therapy against three brain diseases

IOWA CITY, Iowa, May 26 (UPI) -- A new but still experimental therapy has neutralized Lou Gehrig's disease and two other brain-scrambling disorders in lab-grown human cells, two teams of scientists have discovered.

Words Matter: In the Bubble

DALLAS, May 13 (UPI) -- In the bubble: That's how American Airlines former CEO Don Carty and Morgan Stanley CEO Philip Purcell are alike. They think they exist in a protected environme
MERRIE SPAETH

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- The United Press International think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Leading investment bank earnings drop

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Top investment banking firms Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers all reported sharp drops for their fourth quarter profits, citing both the ongoing general economic slowdown and the big economic hit of the Sept 11 terror attacks. Each firm's p
T. K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor
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Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson gives an update on the markets and the economy at a press conference at the K & L Gates in Washington on June 19, 2008. Paulson spoke on the success of the economic stimulus packages, the rising fuel cost and the current economic downturn. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson, Jr. (born March 28, 1946) is an American banker who served as the 74th United States Secretary of the Treasury. He previously served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs.

Paulson was born in Palm Beach, Florida, to Marianna (née Gallauer) and Henry Merritt Paulson, a wholesale jeweler. He was raised in Barrington Hills, Illinois, as a Christian Scientist. Paulson attained the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

A star athlete at Barrington High School, Paulson was a champion wrestler and stand-out football player, graduating in 1964. Paulson received his A.B. in English from Dartmouth College in 1968; at Dartmouth he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Alpha Epsilon and he was an All-Ivy, All-East, and honorable mention All American as an offensive lineman.

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