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Paulson: Government is too deep in housing

Paulson: Government is too deep in housing

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. said with the financial crisis abating, the government was too deeply invested in the housing market.
Paulson says bank pay is 'out of whack'

Paulson says bank pay is 'out of whack'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. said he thought bankers were overpaid even before the financial crisis gave the issue prominence.
Paulson chastised over Merrill Lynch deal

Paulson chastised over Merrill Lynch deal

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Congressional leaders chastised former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. for his role in pressuring Bank of America to purchase Merrill Lynch.
Paulson defends pressuring bank

Paulson defends pressuring bank

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Ex-U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson plans to defend allegedly threatening Bank of America to keep its acquisition of Merrill Lynch on track, ABC News says.

Disagreement over root of credit crisis

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The global credit crisis did not originate with China's build up of savings, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace said.

Bush has not made decision on TARP funds

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush has not decided whether to ask Congress to release the second half of the financial industry bailout, the White House said.

Paulson: Treasury needs the other $350B

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The remaining $350 billion in bailout funds is needed to ensure the stability of financial markets, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Friday.
Paulson praises SED

Paulson praises SED

BEIJING, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr., speaking in Beijing Thursday praised the accomplishments of the U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue.

'Predatory' credit card lending targeted

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Curbs on predatory credit card lending could be part of the deal for banks accepting low-rate U.S. Treasury loans to prop up their portfolios, analysts say.

Student advocates unhappy with bailout

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Student advocacy groups warned U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. that a new program to support private student loans could hurt borrowers.
Paulson: No timetable on TARP funds

Paulson: No timetable on TARP funds

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said there's no timetable for asking Congress for access to the rest of the $700 billion emergency bailout package.
Paulson: No magic bullet for the economy

Paulson: No magic bullet for the economy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said there's no magic bullet to fix the economy and it is naive to assume one piece of legislation could do so.

Bush hails Citigroup bailout

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Monday hailed the decision to shore up Citigroup as a "first step toward economic recovery."
Paulson cool to auto company help

Paulson cool to auto company help

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson urged Congress to modify already-passed legislation to help the auto companies rather than expect him to buy stock.
Paulson accused of 'bait-and-switch'

Paulson accused of 'bait-and-switch'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman, D-N.Y., accused Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson of a "bait-and-switch scheme" by changing plans for stabilizing the economy.
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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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