Imposing big taxes on Wall Street bankers’ bonuses
President Obama is expected to announce a plan tomorrow to impose fees on U.S. financial firms, to recover shortfalls from government bailouts. Many firms that received bailout money are again making huge profits. Britain and France are imposing hefty taxes on bankers' bonuses. For more on the new taxes, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Andrew Clark of The Guardian.
Posted: January 13, 2010 16:04
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. 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
Citigroup bailout reverberates abroad
Robert Lenzner of Forbes magazine discusses the U.S. bailout of Citigroup and the situation of foreign banks.
Posted: November 24, 2008 13:29
China positions itself to emerge financially sound
George Ugeux comments on reports that China may take a more prominent role in the world economy's emergence from the financial crisis.
Posted: October 14, 2008 17:24
Economies salvaged, but likely to shrink
Brad Setser, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the historic government response to the international credit crisis.
Posted: October 13, 2008 16:20
World credit markets remain frozen
Mohannad Aama, managing director of Beam Capital Management, discusses the global upheaval in credit and fixed income markets.
Posted: September 30, 2008 18:02