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  1. May 28, 2013

    Krueger to step down as White House’s chief economist

    Alan Krueger will step down as the White House’s chief economist this autumn, with Jason Furman set for a promotion to...

  2. FT Alphaville

    March 9, 2012

    Further further reading

    For the commute home, - Goldman Sachs is expanding its presence in… Utah? - A favourable signal in today’s jobs report for...

  1. August 29, 2011

    Krueger to head Obama’s economic council

    Alan Krueger, one of America’s leading labour market economists, will be the next chairman of Barack Obama’s Council of...

  2. August 7, 2011

    Geithner to stay on as Treasury secretary

    Tim Geithner has decided to remain as Treasury secretary, avoiding a potentially unsettling transition at the tiller of US...

  3. July 1, 2011

    Geithner adds to Obama debt woes

    Tim Geithner’s promise to remain as Treasury secretary until talks to lift the country’s borrowing limit are complete...

  4. June 27, 2011

    Obama economists

    In the “yes we can” days after Barack Obama’s election in 2008, the all-star team of economists gathered round the new...

  5. June 7, 2011

    Obama looks at extra stimulus

    President Barack Obama said the US would consider extending some of the stimulus measures enacted late last year in the wake...

  6. FT Alphaville

    June 7, 2011

    Obama loses Goolsbee and poll ratings

    The Obama administration is set to lose the last economist on its original team of economic advisers with the departure of...

  7. June 7, 2011

    Leading Obama economic adviser to leave

    Austan Goolsbee, one of President Barack Obama’s closest economic advisers, will leave the administration in the summer to...

  8. June 3, 2011

    White House puts on brave face over jobs

    As soon as the bleak monthly US jobs data for May were released – cementing fears that the economic recovery has slowed...

  9. April 1, 2011

    Data spur US labour market hopes

    The US economy generated a stronger-than-expected 216,000 jobs in March, providing further evidence that a robust recovery...

  10. January 27, 2011

    Fiscal help still needed, says Obama aide

    The US recovery still needs support from fiscal policy, the top economic adviser to Barack Obama said on Thursday, as the...

  11. FT Alphaville

    January 4, 2011

    Further further reading

    For the commute home, - Calculated Risk’s outlook for US housing prices this year. - A less sunny outlook for jobs creation...

  12. January 3, 2011

    Republicans ready for battle on debt ceiling

    The new Republican-led House of Representatives that will convene on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was elected vowing to repeal...

  13. December 3, 2010

    Blow to Obama as jobless rate rises

    The US unemployment rate rose to 9.8 per cent in November, dashing market hopes of a stronger recovery and dealing a sharp...

  14. September 22, 2010

    Summers leaves Obama’s team

    Barack Obama’s economics team is in flux. The departure of Lawrence Summers, director of the National Economic Council, will...

  15. September 12, 2010

    Republican leader hints at tax concession

    A leading Republican has offered a glimmer of hope for a potential compromise in the fiercely partisan US debate over...

  16. FT Alphaville

    September 10, 2010

    Goolsbee for top White House adviser post

    President Obama has promoted Austan Goolsbee to head the White House Council of Economics Advisers, administration sources...

  17. September 10, 2010

    Goolsbee to head Obama economic council

    President Barack Obama signalled he would keep faith in his economic team when he elevated Austan Goolsbee, an old friend,...

  18. FT Alphaville

    September 8, 2010

    El-Erian: Judging Obama, Geithner and Goolsbee

    Mohamed El-Erian, chief executive and co-chief investment officer at PIMCO, looks ahead to today’s American policy...

  19. March 12, 2010

    Obama to tap Yellen as Fed vice-chairman

    The Obama administration is set to nominate Janet Yellen, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, as vice...

  20. March 2, 2010

    Kohn presents White House with another big challenge

    The White House economic team was presented with a new challenge yesterday when Don Kohn's resign-ation as vice-chairman...

  21. March 1, 2010

    Kohn gives White House another big challenge

    The White House economic team was presented with a new challenge on Monday when Don Kohn’s resignation as vice-chairman...

  22. January 21, 2010

    War on banks unsettles hedge funds

    JPMorgan may be forced to pull just under $1bn it has invested in funds run by its flagship hedge fund, the $21bn Highbridge...

  23. November 14, 2009

    Obama officials hit out at plans for the Fed

    Plans to strip the Federal Reserve of its bank supervision powers were rebuffed yesterday in two separate speeches by...

  24. November 14, 2009

    White House hits out at Fed plan

    Plans to strip the Federal Reserve of its bank supervision powers were rebuffed yesterday in two separate speeches by...

  25. November 14, 2009

    Government officials rebuff plan to strip Fed's bank supervisory powers

    A Senate proposal to strip the Federal Reserve of its bank supervision powers met resistance yesterday from two senior...

  26. November 13, 2009

    White House hits out at plan to strip Fed powers

    A Senate proposal to strip the Federal Reserve of its bank supervision powers met resistance on Friday from two senior Obama...

  27. June 6, 2009

    Data show mix of distress and some optimism

    For months, economists and politicians have been grasping at fragile "green shoots" in the US economy: tentative signs that...

  28. June 6, 2009

    Obama adviser urges reality check over jobs

    A wave of enthusiasm greeted yesterday's news that 345,000 jobs were cut in the US last month, far fewer than during the...

  29. June 6, 2009

    Jobs data fuel hopes worst of recession is over

    For months, economists and politicians have been grasping at fragile "green shoots" in the US economy: tentative signs that...

  30. June 6, 2009

    Jobs data fuel hopes worst of recession is over

    For months, economists and politicians have been grasping at fragile "green shoots" in the US economy: tentative signs that...

  31. June 5, 2009

    Obama adviser urges reality check over jobs

    A wave of enthusiasm greeted Friday’s news that 345,000 jobs were cut in the US last month, far fewer than during the...

  32. May 8, 2009

    Obama's trade stance keeps partners guessing

    During last year's US presidential campaign Austan Goolsbee, then Barack Obama's economic adviser, got into hot water when...

  33. May 7, 2009

    Obama keeps partners guessing on trade

    During last year’s US presidential campaign Austan Goolsbee, then Barack Obama’s economic adviser, got into hot water when...

  34. April 1, 2009

    GM's new chief warns on further cost cuts

    General Motors is to close more car plants, lay off more workers and speed up consolidation of dealers as part of its...

  35. March 31, 2009

    Henderson calls for ‘reinvented’ GM

    General Motors is to close more car plants, lay off more workers and speed up consolidation of dealers as part of its...

  36. March 23, 2009

    Toxic asset strategy is biggest test for Obama administration

    The Obama administration today faces its biggest test when Tim Geithner, US Treasury secretary, unveils a plan to take...

  37. November 27, 2008

    Obama says economic help 'is on the way'

    Barack Obama, announcing a new tier of independent advisers to assist him in tackling the economic crisis, yesterday...

  38. November 24, 2008

    Obama stimulus could cost $700bn

    Barack Obama's proposed economic rescue plan could cost up to $700bn, a Democratic Senate leader said yesterday, as top...

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