Secretary of the Treasury

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Secretary of the Treasury

In the United States, the head of the Department of the Treasury, which is responsible for the printing of money, the collection of taxes, the regulation of banks and the management of public debt. He/she is appointed by the president with the consent of the Senate.
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Mumbai: India's rupee strengthened beyond 63 per dollar after former United States treasury secretary Lawrence Summers withdrew from the list of people being considered for the United States Federal Reserve chairman's post.
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi meets with United States treasury secretary Timothy Geithner in Frankfurt yesterday after leaders in Berlin, Paris and Rome backed him by saying they will do what's needed to protect the 17-nation euro.
WASHINGTON: United States treasury secretary Timothy Geithner has urged India to open up its financial sector, warning that future growth in the rapidly emerging economy depended on new reforms.
Carstens, 53, lobbied United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in Washington for his backing.
United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said last month that China had no alternative but to shift its growth strategy towards relying more on domestic growth as demand weakens in the US and Europe - but added it needed to do more.

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