Roubini praises Geithner

Nouriel Roubini, the economist most often identified as having predicted the crash, has complimented Tim Geithner for his performance as the United States treasury secretary and as head of the New York Federal Reserve.

In comments posted on his RGE Monitor blog regarding thinkers who predicted elements of the crisis early, Roubini said: "Tim Geithner devoted his first five speeches as president of the New York Fed to the issue of systemic risk in financial markets; he also warned about the un