Secretary of the Treasury

Secretary of Scribble: Is Jack Lew About to Doodle on Your Dollars?

Because President Barack Obama intends to tap Jack Lew to replace Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, your money might soon start looking a little goofy. If confirmed to head the Treasury, Lew will get to add his unusually squiggly signature to all newly printed greenbacks.

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.

Seven Villians of the Financial Crisis: Where Are They Now?

The financial crisis was produced by a complex set of circumstances, including a massive housing bubble, poor regulation and irresponsible lending on an epic scale. A handful of bankers became the public faces of the crisis, and now, two years later, we take a look at what became of them.