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July 28th, 2009
05:02 PM ET

Beat 360° 7/28/09

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 stretches to fetch Chinese vice premier Wang Qishan in the right direction to the meeting room after posing for photographs with other principals before for the Economic Track Principal Meeting of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. (Photo credit : JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE – BEAT 360 WINNERS:

Staff Winner:

Kirk Mcdonald

No, no, no! I promise Red Rover is not a communist reference!

Viewer Winner:

Lee Arphai, Chapel Hill

Not knowing what to do next, Geithner dances around the issues.

__________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge


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soundoff (382 Responses)
  1. Emily from Topeka, KS

    Excuse me, could someone help me carry the invisible hand to the meeting room? Phew! This thing weighs a ton!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  2. Mary Louise Helwig-Rodriguez

    Plie, arabesque.... See? Running the economy is just like a ballet.
    Mary Louise, Little Falls, NJ

    July 28, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  3. Marianne CA

    so, wait.. china's economy is THIS big?

    July 28, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  4. Adria, San Antonio TX

    Secretary Geithner demonstrates the Yoga craze going on in the States by showing off a “bird of paradise” move.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  5. Lisa A - Benson, NC

    Vice premier Qishan practices his moonwalk while Sec. Geithner tries to convince him to tango.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  6. Jessica, Sacramento, CA

    Geitner and Qishan debut their skit "The Dollar and the Yuan" at global economy summer camp.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  7. Emily from Topeka, KS

    Everyone, back away! I've captured the invisible hand!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  8. Barb Keokuk, Iowa

    On lookers enjpyed Timothy Geithner's version of "Thriller."

    July 28, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  9. Isabel, Brazil

    Economic crisis... It’s huge!!!!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  10. Isabel, Brazil

    It's huge!!!!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  11. Brandon Lisburg Fargo, North Dakota

    The Treasury Secretary going out on a limb to avoid being "it"

    July 28, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  12. Mitchell K Janesville, WI

    "Looky here Mr. Vice Chairman, I'm imitating Taiwan!"

    July 28, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  13. Aric Martinez, San Francisco

    Secretary Geithner demonstrates how Americans are stretching the dollar in these hard times.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  14. Tarja, Finland

    A little bit of Tai Chi goes for a loooooong way.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  15. Michael Van Essen

    ... and then, because you guys lent us all your money and we spent it back by buying all your cheap flat screen TVs... our trade deficit grew t-h-i-i-i-i-s-s-s-s-s-s BIG!

    Michael Van Essen
    2831 Rowena Ave
    Los Angeles, CA
    90039
    323-574-1332

    July 28, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  16. Dave K, San Diego, CA

    Vice Premier wait! wait!..you forgot the hand slap and fist bump at the end of our hand shake.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  17. Patricia Whitman

    The U.S. deficit is "thiiissss big"

    July 28, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  18. Sandip Shinde-Lakeland-Fl

    Tim Geithner replacing Billy Mays: Wait a minute, that's not it; If you place an order within THE NEXT 30 SECONDS!, we will even throw you a Mighty Putty, couple Hercules Hooks, and an Awesome Auger, all for the low, low price of only $19.95.

    Sandip Shinde,
    Lakeland,Florida.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  19. Dave K, San Diego, CA

    Still thinking about the weekend party at his house, Secretary Geithner momentarily forgets he's not walking under water in his pool

    July 28, 2009 at 6:20 pm |
  20. Barbara from Whites Creek, TN

    To thank the Chinese for loans, Timothy Geithner, sings "Wind Beneath My Wings".

    July 28, 2009 at 6:19 pm |
  21. Brandi March & Lorrin Magill ATL GA

    "Sorry Timmy, I'm off the clock, I'm going to get some sake"

    July 28, 2009 at 6:18 pm |
  22. Dave K, San Diego, CA

    Secretary Geithner begins his "Economic Meeting Is Over Dance" but quickly realizes he is missing his cane and top hat.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
  23. Tarja, Finland

    With a busy modern life ,one has to find time to do exercise whenever they can.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
  24. Isabel, Brazil

    Timothy will be competing in the next So You Think You Can Dance ... I’m afraid I’m really not the person to ask about this matter.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:16 pm |
  25. Jack, Montauk, NY

    Come on guys, let's do Thriller!

    來吧,伙計們,讓我們開始吧恐怖故事!

    (can't take credit, but gotta love Google Translate)

    July 28, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  26. NICOLE, TACOMA, WA

    Explain the exchange rate one more time

    July 28, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  27. Sandip Shinde-Lakeland-Fl

    Chinese vice premier Wang Qishan to America's Top Pitchman Tim Geithner: Sorry Bud, I aint' intrested in any of your As Seen on TV products.
    Sandip Shinde,
    Lakeland,Florida.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  28. Isabel, Brazil

    If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes I wouldn’t have believe it.
    Secretary Timothy Geithner was interpreting to the scarecrow of The Wizard of Oz

    July 28, 2009 at 6:14 pm |
  29. Brandi March & Lorrin Magill ATL GA

    Across the nation, around the world...everybody Wang Qishan tonight.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm |
  30. Bill - Plano Texas

    "Hey Wang.. no, no, over here, the T-Bill auction is over this way"

    July 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm |
  31. Trevor Hawkes - Provo, UT

    Our current deficit is about this big.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm |
  32. Brad Combs

    The Hill is alive with the sound of music!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:12 pm |
  33. Dave K, San Diego, CA

    As the group breaks for dinner, Secretary Geithner pleads with the Vice Premier to let him sit at the adult table.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:12 pm |
  34. NICOLE, TACOMA, WA

    The deadline is herre, but I haven't made up my mind

    July 28, 2009 at 6:12 pm |
  35. Kevin Haggith Toronto Canada

    When Geithner stated the U.S. needs far-reaching cooperation with China on the economy he decided to demonstrate as well!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm |
  36. Karen, Las Cruces, NM

    You put your right hand in...you put your right hand out...

    July 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm |
  37. Orla Stuart, Santa Cruz, CA

    So this is what they call the "sushi shuffle!"

    July 28, 2009 at 6:09 pm |
  38. NICOLE, TACOMA, WA

    Auditions for Goverment hasn't got talent

    July 28, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  39. Sheila Stuart, CA

    Yo! Wang ! Exit stage left!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  40. Vickie_AR

    Flight of the Treasury Secretary, a heart warming new drama, starring Timothy Geithner!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:08 pm |
  41. Shawn D Shaw, Ca.

    Thanks Tim , i know everyones' in the east room, but i need to use the west room 🙂

    July 28, 2009 at 6:07 pm |
  42. Frank-Rockaway Park, New York

    Ok, now is my chance to impress Erica Hill during the Beat 360, and a 1, and a 2, and a 3, and a 4.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:07 pm |
  43. Joseph Murphy of San Francisco, CA

    Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Hillary right over!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:07 pm |
  44. Robert S. Racine, WI

    Geithner taking the expression "knowing your place" a little too literal

    July 28, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  45. JC- Los Angeles

    The Chinese belly laugh and give Little Timmy Geithner the Shanghai salute as he tries to convince China that America is sound.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  46. Maciek

    Please Just one more dance. PLEASE!!

    July 28, 2009 at 6:06 pm |
  47. Maciek

    Man, I shouldn't have that 5th margarita.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:04 pm |
  48. Frank, New York

    Ok everyone, it's group photo time, yes you have to be in it too Wang Qishan , now get back here

    July 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  49. Isabel, Brazil

    It’s hard to decide. I’m leaning towards the United States.

    July 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
  50. ADEGOKE OSINJOLU

    Come on guys, Michael Jackson deserves a better tribute, let beat the prisoners as we teach them Thriller dance steps atleast we are free to move around and dance in suite. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0b6ttoI8vos&feature=related

    July 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm |
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