The 60 Ways Geithner Measures Daily Economy

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner hunts for signs of economic revival -- or fresh areas of distress. Every day he scans a checklist of 60 economic indicators ranging from currency exchanges to the price of copper to the sale of Steinway pianos to how much trash has been dumped in landfills, ABC News has learned. In sifting through these economic tea leaves, Geithner tries to gauge where the economy is headed, what sectors need bolstering and when to simply back off. The most visible indicator,...Full Story
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