Geithner advarer kongressen

Den amerikanske finansminister, Timothy Geithner advarer i et interview med Wall Street Journal mod at lade stå til eller stramme for tidligt. Iflg. Geithner er den største fare iflg. historien, at man skifter for tidligt væk fra at støtte økonomien eller i Geithner egne ord: “If the government does nothing going forward, then the impact of policy in Washington will shift from supporting economic growth to hurting economic growth,” Mr. Geithner said during an interview with The Wall Street Journal in his U.S. Treasury office, citing the example of countries who “shift too quickly to premature restraint” after a crisis, including the U.S. in the 1930s. Artiklen kan læses her: