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President Bush says summit leaders have agreed to a number of terms to coordinate and modernize their financial systems in the hopes of keeping the global economic crisis from getting worse.
G20 Summit Leaders Endorse Goals
Obama statement on G20 Summit
NOTE: Pickens was an opponent of non-Alternative energy for many years, prior to his recent conversion. He also was the primary funder of the Swift Boat Veterans political smear campaign.
T. Boone Pickens wants to use our resources in America to end our dependence on foreign oil.
Nassim Taleb, author of “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable,” talks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Ken Prewitt about quantitative finance, the failings of business schools and his investment strategy.
Nassim Taleb Says Portfolio Theory is `Hogwash’
Bloomberg, Nov. 7 2008
Once again we’re closing the barn door after the horse is out and gone. In Washington, the Federal Reserve has finally acted to stop some of the predatory lending that exploited people’s need for money. And like Rip Van Winkle, Congress is finally waking up from a long doze under the warm sun of free market economics. But it’s waking to a nightmare.
Meanwhile, the Feds’ clamp-down on predatory lending has come too late for millions of Americans who have already lost their homes. The pain for them is real. They’re hurting badly, and so are their communities. You can see the whole picture in one neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. Producer Peter Meryash and correspondent Rick Karr take us there.
PBS, July 18, 2008