Posts filed under “Video”

Bill Moyers on the Presidential Election

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Moyers on Changing Times
PBS, November 7, 2008

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Category: Politics, Psychology, Video

Why Paulson’s Plan Won’t Work

David Ranson, of H.C. Wainwright & Co. Economics Inc., tells Dow Jones Newswires that accelerated bankruptcy would be a better option to resolve the current financial crisis.



Why Paulson’s Plan Won’t Work
Simon Constable
WSJ, 11/6/2008

Category: Bailouts, Markets, Video

Jan Hatzius: Unemployment at 8% by End of 2009

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Jan Hatzius, chief U.S. economist at Goldman Sachs & Co., talks with Bloomberg’s Carol Massar and Julie Hyman about the outlook for the October employment report and the need for another government-sponsored stimulus package. (Source: Bloomberg)

00:00 Hatzius previews the jobs report
01:54 Fed rate cuts; need for stimulus package
Running time 04:59

Hatzius Sees U.S. Unemployment at 8% by End of 2009: Video
Bloomberg, November 7, 2008

Category: Economy, Employment, Video

A Golden Future?

Kitco Bullion Dealers senior analyst Jon Nadler discusses how the U.S. dollar and the exodus of fund money from commodities are impacting the outlook for gold prices.



A Golden Future?
Polya Lesova
WSJ, 11/6/2008

Category: Commodities, Video

Shiller: ‘More tough times ahead for the US’

On Australian TV:

Expert warns more tough times ahead for the US
Reporter: Kerry O’Brien
Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcast: November 04, 2008

Category: Markets, Real Estate, Video

The Onion on Obama’s Obsessive Supporters


Obama Win Causes Obsessive Supporters To Realize How Empty Their Lives Are


via the Onion

Category: Politics, Video

Trichet: ECB Rate Cuts `Substantial,’ More Possible

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European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet talks about the bank’s decision to cut its benchmark interest rate to 3.25 percent, the prospect of further reductions and the outlook for the euro-area economy. Trichet said he can’t rule out a further reduction in interest rates after today’s half point cut because the global financial crisis may lead to an extended economic slump.

00:00 Decision to cut rates by 50 basis points
00:52 “Substantial” alleviation of inflation risks
01:38 Confidence is “what is lacking the most”
02:11 Interest rates “good” for price stability
02:39 Next meeting of ECB policy makers
03:27 Options considered; next rates meeting
04:44 Global financial turmoil, ECB’s response
06:42 Euro-zone economic growth projections
08:25 Refinancing arrangements; currencies

Running time 10:01
Last Updated: November 6, 2008 12:39 EST

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Trichet Says ECB May Reduce Rates Again Next Week
Ben Sills and Gabi Thesing
Bloomberg, October 27 2008

Category: Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Markets, Video

Rough Road Ahead for Retailers

Heading into the key holiday season, retailers may be in for more tough times, according to Joe Feldman, senior research analyst at Telsey Advisory Group. Kelsey Hubbard reviews the sector’s latest round of results.

via Marketwatch

Category: Consumer Spending, Economy, Retail, Video

Are Stocks Cheap?



Are Stocks Cheap?
Rich Karlgaard looks at how to decide if stocks are low enough to jump into the market.
Forbes, 2008-11-04

Category: Investing, Markets, Valuation, Video

Paul Disses the Triple Leverage ETF

Nearly every sector of the financial world is mid-way through a painful unwinding of all things leverage. That’s right, I said nearly every sector. Triple-levered ETF funds have just launched and my guest blogger and investor Paul Kedrosky calls them ticking time bombs waiting to explode.

Why the market likes them, and Kedrosky hates them in the clip.

When Exchange Funds Go Bad
Sarah Lacy
Yahoo Tech Ticker Nov 05, 2008 02:00pm

Category: Index/ETFs, Markets, Video