February 10, 2009 / 5:37 PM / 9 years ago

Geithner says strong dollar in U.S. interest

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Tuesday that a strong dollar is in the nation’s interest.

“A strong dollar is in the interest of the United States,” Geithner said in an interview on CNBC television. “Our obligation is to try and make sure we are pursuing policies that are going to improve confidence in Americans and around the world that we’re doing things that are going to help this country ... grow more rapidly.”

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