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America’s Banker May Tell Geithner to Go Away: William Pesek

Timothy Geithner says borrowing more from China to finance tax cuts for the most affluent Americans would be irresponsible.

The Treasury secretary has it backward. The real question is whether Beijing is willing to double down on a nation whose balance sheet makes Italy look good. Holding $1.2 trillion of U.S. debt is a fast-growing risk to China.