Canada avoids bank bailout, but feels U.S. financial woes
The prudent stewardship of Canadian banks in avoiding risky loans meant that they never required a government bailout. But the U.S.'s economic woes are spilling across the border and affecting Canadian big business. Canadians are blaming their own government and clamoring for help.
Posted: October 14, 2009 15:45
Chrysler goes bankrupt and partners with Italy’s Fiat
Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek discusses the implications of Chrysler's bankruptcy and its partnership with Italian manufacturer Fiat.
Posted: May 1, 2009 13:31
Bush gives U.S. automakers time and money
Roben Farzad, a senior writer at BusinessWeek, outlines the American automobile industry's 2009 prospects and discusses the effect of falling gas prices.
Posted: December 22, 2008 18:29
Foreign automakers play a role in bailout dispute
Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the defeat of the U.S. auto bailout package and the impact on foreign automakers.
Posted: December 12, 2008 13:23
U.S. and China urge against protectionism
Bruce Kogut, a professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, discusses how the Congressional auto bailout could ultimately hurt the American automotive industry.
Posted: December 10, 2008 12:04
World’s automotive industry struggles to survive
Analyst Maryann Keller speaks about falling car sales worldwide and considers the options for the U.S. auto industry.
Posted: December 8, 2008 15:50
U.S. auto industry distress ripples abroad
International finance expert Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek considers the future of the American automotive industry.
Posted: December 4, 2008 15:03
Auto industry turmoil spreads overseas
Joseph Foudy, a global economics professor at New York University, discusses Ford's cut of its stakes in Japan's Mazda.
Posted: November 18, 2008 16:01