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Geithner takes job with private equity firm

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, who stepped down in January, has taken a job with the private equity firm Warburg Pincus.
Warren Buffett sees light at end of the debt ceiling battle

Warren Buffett sees light at end of the debt ceiling battle

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett predicts Congress won't resort to "extreme idiocy" and will vote to extend the federal debt ceiling.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
By United Press International
Obama touts economy, slams Republicans

Obama touts economy, slams Republicans

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- President Obama Monday cited the economic comeback since the start of the Great Recession in 2008, but said some Republicans were threatening to derail it.
S&P calls $5B lawsuit 'retaliation' for U.S. downgrade

S&P calls $5B lawsuit 'retaliation' for U.S. downgrade

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Standard & Poor's alleged the Justice Department filed its $5 billion lawsuit against the credit rating agency in "retaliation" for its downgrade of U.S. debt.

Lew's banking background is managerial -- dull, but confirmable

A nomination hearing for Jack Lew, a former Citigroup manager, to serve as U.S. treasury secretary would seem to offer a unique perspective on bank bailouts.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International
AIG's dilemma

AIG's dilemma

This only makes sense if you think like a lawyer: Insurance giant American International Group may sue the government for the bailout that saved the company.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
By United Press International
The fuel economy

The fuel economy

Without much else to brag about, the Obama administration can point to tougher fuel efficiency standards as one of its crowning economic achievements.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, July 20, 2012.
By United Press International
Stigma works

Stigma works

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rebuffed three of her peers over the weekend and a friend, Christine Lagarde, director of the International Monetary Fund.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International
Xi in D.C., meets former U.S. officials

Xi in D.C., meets former U.S. officials

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Vice President Xi Jinping, tipped to become China's next leader, began his U.S. visit meeting with former top U.S. officials.
Thank you, Mr. Geithner

Thank you, Mr. Geithner

When U.S Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner returns from Asia, it would be nice if someone took him out to dinner.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
By United Press International
Paulson to join U of Chicago

Paulson to join U of Chicago

CHICAGO, June 27 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has accepted an appointment at the University of Chicago and will head up a new institute, the school said Monday.
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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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