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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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The US treasury secretary painted a bleak picture of Iran's economy where, he said, "sanctions are working."
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Sunday he was confident immigration reform would be adopted, despite strong opposition from some Republicans.
BANGKOK -- Oil prices rose for a fifth day ahead of a meeting Monday between the US Treasury Secretary and top European finance officials as expectations remain elevated for ECB action to prevent Spain's financial woes from deepening.
Meanwhile, it emerged US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner revealed he warned UK authorities about problems with the Libor in 2008.
The income of the richest 10 percent in OECD countries is nine times greater than that of the poorest 10 percent - and 14 times greater in the US, reports Robert Altman, former US treasury secretary in an opinion essay for the Financial Times.
Timothy Geithner, US Treasury Secretary, has said that the sooner a deal between the government and banks on abuses in mortgage-servicing is reached, the better it would be for the housing markets.
US TREASURY secretary Timothy Geithner who lived in the Indian Capital from 1968 to 1973, when his father was the deputy resident representative for the Ford Foundation in New Delhi, got a chance to revive his childhood links with the city.
They have now sent an open letter to US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and other members of the US automotive task force setting out their doubts about the restructure.
Asian markets have ended Thursday's trade sharply down following the US treasury secretary's announcement of a shift in the bailout strategy for US banks.
Lehman's collapse set off a panic that within days had the President and US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson asking Congress to pass the rescue plan for the financial sector.
US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said that the link of Gulf currencies to the dollar is a sovereign matter, as he started a Gulf tour in the Red Sea city of Jeddah yesterday.