On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Tune in to Listen

1590 AM Coldwater, Michigan 95.5 FM Coldwater, Michigan

Weather

Current Conditions(Coldwater,MI 49036)

More Weather »
75° Feels Like: 75°
Wind: SSW 9 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 76°

Tonight

Showers 64°

Tomorrow

Scattered Thunderstorms 82°

Alerts

  • 0 Severe Weather Alerts
  • 0 Cancellations

U.S. Treasury's top international hand to step down

U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs Lael Brainard delivers a speech in Moscow February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhi
U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs Lael Brainard delivers a speech in Moscow February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhi

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lael Brainard, a top economic diplomat at the U.S. Treasury, will step down from her post on Friday, a Treasury official said.

As undersecretary of the Treasury for international affairs since 2010, Brainard, 51, has played a key role in pushing China toward a flexible currency and pressing Europe to tackle its debt crisis more aggressively.

She reportedly has been under consideration to fill a vacancy at the Federal Reserve.

(Reporting by Jason Lange; Editing by Eric Walsh)

Comments