Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, left, talks with House ...
Feb 16th, 2012
(AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, left, talks with House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, after Geithner testified before the committee's hearing on President Barack Obama's fiscal 2013 federal budget. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet with Wall Street and business executives in New York on Thursday evening to discuss issues, including how to strengthen the U.S. economic recovery and further reduce the deficit, an official said. The dinner meeting in New York includes JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon,... [Full Article]
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has started looking into resuming inter-governmental talks with North Korea after a surprise visit to Pyongyang by an aide to Japan's prime minister, the Asahi Shimbun and other newspapers said on Wednesday. Such talks, intended to discuss North Korea's abduction of Japanese citizens decades ago and other issues, w... [Full Article]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Import prices fell in April due to a drop in oil costs, a positive sign for household finances that also pointed to benign inflation pressures. Import prices slipped 0.5 percent last month, the biggest decline since December, the Labor Department said on Tuesday. March's data was revised to show a 0.2 percent decline ins... [Full Article]