Posts filed under “Video”

Liddy: AIG to Raise Enough to Repay Government Loan

Edward Liddy, chief executive officer of American International Group Inc., talks about the $150 billion government rescue package for AIG, the company’s potential to repay this loan, and some of transaction’s terms.

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00:00 Reasons to renegotiate AIG’s bailout package
01:15 “We could continue to suffer losses.”
01:55 Taxpayers impact; guarantee “a big word”
03:19 “Potential” for taxpayer full compensation
04:09 Revenue from asset sale; AIG’s strength
05:25 Terms of securities lending program
07:20 Fed’s role in CDOs; “numbers are reliable.”
08:36 Bloomberg News’s lawsuit for disclosure

Running time 09:59


Liddy Says AIG to Raise Enough to Repay Government Loan: Video
Allan Dodds Frank
Bloomberg, November 10, 2008 12:06 EST

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Derivatives, Video

Google’s Schmidt Sees Global Decline in Ad Spending

Eric Schmidt, chief executive officer of Google Inc., talks about his role as an adviser to President-elect Barack Obama, global advertising spending and the company’s decision to abandon its advertising partnership with Yahoo! Inc.

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00:00 Role as economic, energy adviser to Obama
03:46 Ad spending; abandoned Yahoo deal

Running time 07:47


Google’s Schmidt Sees Global Decline in Ad Spending: Video
Bloomberg, November 7, 2008 19:31 EST

Category: Economy, Video, Web/Tech

A Might Dollar: Europe’s Friend

Barron’s Vito Racanelli the greenback’s comeback could boost some big European concerns.

A Might Dollar: Europe’s Friend
Barron’s 11/8/2008

Category: Currency, Video

Foreclosing Hitler

Adolph Hitler and the gang talk about the bursting of the housing bubble and of the Fuhrer’s failed flip of his McMansion

Hat tip: The Mess That Greenspan Made

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Video

Reasons for the Volatile Market

WSJ’s Larry Light asks Personal Finance columnist, Jason Zweig about the volatility in the market. As Zweig explains, record levels of fluctuations this year have shown more volatility than the previous 10 years combined.

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis, Trading, Video

Floyd Norris: Barack Obama and the Economy

Charlie Rose has a conversation about Barack Obama and the economy with New Your Times reporter Floyd Norris:

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Economy, Politics, Video

Honda: Experimental Walking Assist Device



Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled its second experimental walking assist device that helps support bodyweight to reduce the load on an individual’s legs while walking, going up and down stairs, and in a semi-crouching position. The device is designed for people who are capable of walking and maneuvering on their own, but who can benefit from additional leg and body support while performing tasks. Honda will now begin testing the device in real-world conditions to evaluate its effectiveness.


Honda Unveils Experimental Walking Assist Device With Bodyweight Support System
November 07, 2008 08:05 AM Eastern Time


Category: Technology, Video

Silly Money

Silly Money (part one) – Bremner, Bird and Fortune -

Category: Bailouts, Finance, Markets, Video

WSJ’s The Week on Wall Street: From Bad to Worse

WSJ’s MarketBeat columnist David Gaffen discusses the latest abysmal economic data. He speaks with Dow Jones Newswires Simon Constable.

Category: Employment, Markets, Video

Kein Phillips on Bill Moyer’s Journal

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Category: Markets, Politics, Video