Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek discusses the economic fluctuations in Britain, across Europe and elsewhere. He explains how Britain and the UK face identity crises in determining what they can do to dig out of the economic crisis.
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Most world markets seem to be on their way upwards. Analysts predict that third-quarter U.S. growth will be positive for the first time in four quarters. From your perspective, is the economy getting better?
In this wide-ranging interview, Chilean finance minister Andres Velasco speaks about Chile's privatization of social security, its past and present fiscal policy, and the lessons advisors have learned from economic cycles of the past.
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.
Correspondent Edie Magnus reports on how the Chilean government has prudently managed its windfall copper profits. Chile is now financing public works projects, creating jobs and doling out cash stipends to the poor.
Germany's vote on Sunday for members of the lower house of parliament gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a comfortable center-right majority. Nikolaus Piper of Suddeutsche Zeitung discusses the major issues and implications of the German election.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week's top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and the global economic summit in Pittsburgh.
Economic concerns have dominated the debate leading up to Sunday's national elections in Germany. Polls show a tight race.
The agenda for this week’s G-20 meeting is full, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but when leaders sit down in Pittsburgh to discuss banking regulation, energy and poverty alleviation, one question will not be on the table -- the question of who should be at the table in the first place.