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2011's Biggest Financial Heroes and Villains

In a year saturated with big financial headlines, identifying the fiscal heroes and villains is bound to be an exercise in oversimplification. But DailyFinance is going to try: Herewith, we present our picks for the best and the worst of 2011.

7 Possible Replacements for Timothy Geithner

News reports said Treasury Secretary Geithner wanted to leave his post once debt negotiations were complete. With that milestone past, speculation now turns toward potential successors. The stakes are high, with unemployment at 9.2% and partisan theatrics as melodramatic as ever. Here are seven candidates that the president might do well to consider.

The Financial Landscape: Geithner Gossip Groundless

Citing unnamed sources, news outlets reported Thursday evening that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner might leave the Obama administration soon. In response to the rumors, Geithner insisted, "I live for this work.... I'm going to be doing it for the foreseeable future."