Posts filed under “Video”

Krugman: How did a few failed banks add up to a financial meltdown?

The bubble has burst; the era of sunny-side up capitalism is over. Washington may resuscitate the credit market, but will U.S. politics ever be the same? Paul Krugman, author, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, and New York Times columnist, visits Zócalo to explain exactly what happened.

November 14, 2008

Hat tip: Calculated Risk

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Video

12 Holiday Gift-Saving Tips

How can we have a merry Christmas when the economy is in shambles? WSJ’s Brett Arends of and Dow Jones Newswires’ Simon Constable find 12 ways to save some money.


Category: Consumer Spending, Video

Watching For a Drop in Consumer Spending

Ken Goldstein, a Conference Board senior economist, says consumer spending is set for a sharp decline this holiday season, and the decline is expected to last beyond the holidays. Interview with MarketWatch’s Kelsey Hubbard.


Category: Consumer Spending, Retail, Video

Holiday Travelers, Airlines Battle Economic Slump

Recession kills travel plans for some during holidays; about 41 million Americans travel this Thanksgiving; Analysis by Ray Neidl of Calyon Securities.

Bloomberg, November 27, 200

Category: Economy, Energy, Travel, Video

Will the Bulls Have Christmas This Year?

Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, explains why December may be a positive month for U.S. equities and why he recommends exposure to defensive sectors, such as consumer discretionary and health care.


Category: Markets, Video

The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner

Fighting Food Inflation – Analysis and Discussion with Ephraim Leibtag of USDA Economic Research Service

Category: Inflation, Video

U.S. Stocks Rise Biggest Four Day Rally Since 1933

U.S. stocks gained, driving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to the steepest four-day surge since 1933, as a rally in oil prices lifted energy shares and investors speculated President-elect Barack Obama’s economic team will bolster growth. Bloomberg’s Cris Valerio reports.

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US. Stocks Rise, S&P Gains Most in Four Days Since 1933: Video
Bloomberg, Nov. 26

Category: Markets, Video

A conversation with Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citigroup

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Video

Rachel Maddow & Bailout Nation

Hey, pretty cool: We got mentioned on the show last night (about the 2:30 mark)

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Category: Bailout Nation, Bailouts, Media, Video

FDIC: Problem’ Banks Rose 46% in Q3 Says

FDIC’s Bair Says `Challenging’ Credit Climate to Persist


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Problem’ Banks Rose 46% in Third Quarter, FDIC Says
Alison Vekshin
Bloomberg Nov. 25 2008

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Video