Secretary Geithner will address the condition of the U.S. economy of 2012 as he argues that we have made significant progress toward economic recovery over the last three years, despite a series of external shocks to the economy. Secretary Geithner will also address the state of the global economy ahead of the Obama Administration's 2012 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). "
Timothy Franz Geithner is the 75th and current United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving under President Barack Obama. He was previously the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Adam Lashinsky is a business journalist and commentator with special expertise in finance and technology. An insider to Silicon Valley, he has written in-depth articles on Apple, Google, eBay, Hewlett-Packard and Intel. He has covered hedge funds, venture capital, private equity and the post-Katrina economic recovery of New Orleans.
Lashinsky is editor-at-large for Fortune magazine and has extremely broad experience in both broadcast and print media. He is a weekly panelist on the Fox News Channel's program "Cavuto on Business" and appears frequently throughout the week on other Fox News and Fox Business Network programs: "Bulls and Bears," "Cashin' In," and "Your World with Neil Cavuto."
Before joining Fortune, Lashinsky was the Silicon Valley columnist for TheStreet.com and was the first high-tech stocks columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. He has been a reporter and assistant managing editor for Crain's Chicago Business and was a Henry Luce Scholar in Tokyo, working as a reporter for the Nikkei Weekly, the English-language version of Japan's main economic daily, Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
Lashinsky's work has also appeared in The New York Times, Wired, San Francisco Magazine and many other publications.
Timothy Geithner, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, discusses the tough choices the Obama Administration had to make in bailing out the banks following the 2008 financial collapse. While an unpopular decision, Geithner argues that the bailout was a "tragic reality".
Timothy Geithner, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, argues the Republican's plans for U.S. debt austerity could propel America back into a double dip recession. Geithner states that now isn't the time to cut growth inducing spending initiatives.