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April 8th, 2009
06:28 PM ET

Beat 360° 4/8/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°?

Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too.

Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite!

Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner makes an announcement at the Treasury Department April 6, 2009. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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soundoff (218 Responses)
  1. Fai Murphy

    Wow . . . another day has come and gone and they still haven't asked for my resignation. What is wrong with these people?

    Fai Murphy
    Elizabeth, PA

    April 8, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  2. Dr. Ivan Gonzalez, Manhattan, New York

    Geithner to AIG returning stimulus money "This is the last IOU I'll accept; the balance can be paid by cash,check or money order"

    April 8, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  3. Brian K

    After 77 days of Obama being in office Timothy Geithner pockets his seventy seventh denied resignation letter.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  4. lebibe

    Having learned from his mistakes with the banks, Secretary Geithner prepares to unleash bureaucratic havoc on failing companies receiving bailout money.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  5. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    ". . . . mental note must order more checkbooks !!"

    April 8, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  6. Louis Sossa

    Louis Sossa
    Oklahoma City, OK

    If my notes serve me well, This is not New York anymore!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  7. Mo, Chicago, Illinois

    This time I'm going to pay my taxes when they're due.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  8. eddy, toronto, canada

    "Ok, I apologize for orchestrating the biggest confiscation and transfer of wealth in the history of the Plant Earth, but that was last week..."

    April 8, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  9. Michelle Johnson, Lomita, CA

    Tim Geithner conceals his cheat sheet prior to performing mathematical calculations "in his head".

    April 8, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  10. Mo, Chicago, Illinois

    And the lotto numbers for today are...

    April 8, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  11. Rebecca R. from Florida

    Oops... don't think I'll be using this speech lemme put it back in my pocket and get out the one the president wrote for me.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  12. Pavallan Mohan

    160 billion for AIG, 45 billion for Bank of America, a nickel for GM... and a little something for Timmy G Jr.'s college fund.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  13. Carol, Evanston, IL

    Oh, OKAY! Here's my check for last year's taxes... GEEZ!!!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  14. Fai Murphy

    That's right . . . sit down and shut your mouth . . . I could be holding your deepest darkest secrets in this envelope!

    Fai Murphy
    Elizabeth, PA

    April 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  15. Garry - White Rock, Canada

    America has voted .. after tabulating the millions of responses,
    the Bank Executive leaving us tonight is ...

    April 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  16. Bridgett -- Cypress, TX

    Notes tucked away? Check. Game face on? Check. Let's rumble!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  17. Tina Autry

    Mr. Geithner slides the slip of paper into his jacket, relieved it wasn't pink!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  18. Judy Zeller

    Who me take kickbacks...guess again...its just notes for my speech!
    Judy Zeller
    Seattle, Wa.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  19. Lori - Pennsylvania

    Do I look worried?

    April 8, 2009 at 7:36 pm |
  20. Danny, Gadsden,Al

    The good news is that after April 15th, the Treasury Department will be call Bank of Geithner and the IRS will report directly to me. The bad news is that by then the dollar will be worth less than this note I hold.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:36 pm |
  21. Caroline - Long Beach NY

    Carnac the Magnificient – The answer is "flushing noise". Question- what is happening to your children's future.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  22. Bridgett -- Cypress, TX

    "Notes? Notes are for wusses. I'm winging this one."

    April 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  23. Emma -Toronto, Canada

    I'll keep this one, I need a bailout too!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  24. Chris

    "Its ok America....I'v got my 1040EZ right here..."

    Chris, CT

    April 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  25. Elise

    "I think I just remembered something I forgot to put on my tax forms."

    ~South Carolina

    April 8, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  26. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    Timothy Geithner knows he will have the last laugh when he hands Joe Biden this official pink slip notice.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  27. David Jones -Las Vegas NV

    Tim Geithner hosts the 2nd Annual Bailout Awards, "the envelope please?".

    April 8, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  28. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    FINALLY...I got my bailout just in time....those bills were becoming way behind..... What a relief !!!!!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  29. alec hymel; New Orleans, LA

    maybe the time will pass faster if we play no blinking, "Ha, I won," tim geithner.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  30. Megan - Cohutta, GA

    Breaking out the cue cards.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  31. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    Timothy Geithner hopes this government letter handed to him contains a pink slip notice.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  32. Megan - Cohutta, GA

    Ok I don't think that I will be able to remember my announcement. Good thing I brought some cue cards.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  33. Joshah,Boise, ID

    I got my stimulus,bailout and bonus in one check, isn't that cool?

    April 8, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  34. Paula, Lovell, WY

    A prankster has passed Timothy a note saying "your fly is open." Will he dare check?

    April 8, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  35. John Hart Baldwinsville NY

    I can prove that I paid my Taxes... I got the paper right here!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  36. Joshah,Boise, ID

    After million, billion, trillion what is the next ??? Man, i dint know those zeroes had different names in the economy.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  37. Gary Chandler in Canada

    Envelope please...........

    – and the next CEO to resign is...................

    April 8, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  38. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    No I will not let you read this letter....it's from my Mommy and no one , I mean no one, gets to read her letters !!!!!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  39. Paula, Lovell, WY

    Timothy Geithner discovers he's taken the wrong notes for the announcement – his wife's grocery list!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  40. a.d. canada

    Chris Angel mindfreak taught me this trick!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  41. Janine

    And the stimulus goes right here

    April 8, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  42. Jasmine-Spokane, WA

    Arrrgggghhh! The Gergenator destroyed my plans once again!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  43. Mike Kingston Canada

    I'll just slip this thank you letter from the AIG Executive Bonuses Club into my pocket while nobody is watching!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  44. Casey Ludlum

    Oh my goodness, this award is just so unexpected! Now let me pull out the speech that I prepared...

    April 8, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  45. Isabel

    My To Do List:

    Unemployment; Consumption down; Drop in production; Balance banks; Eggs Easter ...

    April 8, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  46. Louie Alvarez - Tucson, Az

    Better hide my Income Tax refund check.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  47. William Albuquerque, NM

    Thanks to Cliff Notes & Wikipedia another great speech!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  48. Fai Murphy

    I really wish these CEO's would quit giving me thank you cards in public.

    Fai Murphy
    Elizabeth, PA

    April 8, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  49. Jasmine-Spokane, WA

    Shhh...not a word, the public will never know about our plan to turn the statue of Liberty into chocolate.

    April 8, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  50. Pamela Greene Guin, Alabama

    I have a short speech for you....Uh.... Sorry folks that's my "Honey Do " list....... I'll take care of that later... You can count on that !!!!

    April 8, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
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