When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Saving the World Economy: Paul Krugman and Olivier Blanchard

Saving the World Economy: Paul Krugman and Olivier Blanchard in Conversation (video above)

Two of the foremost experts on the global economy / international economy, Paul Krugman and Olivier Blanchard, engage in a discussion about recent crises around the world and how to prevent global economic collapse. Paul Krugman is a Nobel Prize-winning economist, noted New York Times columnist and author, and distinguished professor in the Ph.D. Program in Economics at the Graduate Center. Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 2008 to 2015, is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Robert M. Solow Professor of Economics emeritus at MIT. Published on Dec 21, 2015

Presented on December 7, 2015, by GC Public Programs and the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies.

Monday, December 21, 2015

2016 Election to Be a Drag on U.S. Economy: Calsters CIO (video)

2016 Election to Be a Drag on U.S. Economy: Calsters CIO -- Christopher Ailman, chief investment officer at Calsters, and Dan Fuss, vice chairman at Loomis Sayles, discuss the psychology of markets and investing and the negative impact the 2016 presidential race will have on markets and the U.S. economy. They speak on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." Published on Dec 8, 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Tuesday’s #GOPdebate is LIVE at 9 PM EST on CNN.com

The main event of Tuesday's #GOPdebate starts at 9:00 pm on CNN.com.

Ignore the hype and spin of CNN-- 

So what time does Tuesday’s Republican debate start? CNN doesn’t seem to want you to know. - The Washington Post: "On CNN.com, a weekend news story bore the headline, “What time is the #GOPDebate? And everything else you need to know.” This allegedly helpful explainer article told readers that “CNN’s coverage of the first debate will begin at 6:00 p.m. ET and coverage of the second debate will start at 8:30 p.m. ET.” It even mentioned that “CNN will also offer a live stream of the debate on CNN.com’s homepage and across mobile platforms from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET.”... The main event with leading candidates including Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson starts at 9 p.m. [EST]"

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Fosun's Billionaire Chairman Reported Missing (video)

Fosun's Billionaire Chairman Reported Missing - Fosun International Chairman Guo Guangchang has gone missing according to published reports in China's Caixin magazine. Bloomberg's Nick Wadhams has the story on "On the Move." Published on Dec 11, 2015

It's not easy being a billionaire in China!

See also:

China's 'Warren Buffett' said to be 'assisting authorities'
Financial Times
Fosun International, China's largest private conglomerate, said its chairman, Guo ... Chinese billionaire captured global attention by buying some of the west's ... The report about Mr Guo were only the latest involving senior ... A friend of the Guo family said family members had lost touch with him.

Chinese Billionaire Said to Be Assisting Authorities in an Investigation - Wall Street Journal

Monday, December 7, 2015

Why Brazil's Economy May Get Worse Before It Gets Better (video)

Why Brazil's Economy May Get Even Worse Before It Gets Better - In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Tom Keene displays Brazilian GDP going back to 1996 as the nation's economy fell deeper into recession, contracting 1.7 percent in the three months ending in September. Published on Dec 1, 2015

The Big Picture

Financial Crisis - The Telegraph

JohnTheCrowd.com | The Sailing Website

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