Daily Archives: March 4, 2013

Charlie Rose: Bloomberg and Gates discuss big issues

Broad ranging discussion with two people who are putting money and energy into steps for change rather than just talking and criticizing. Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York and Bill Gates, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, on … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: China’s real estate bubble

China’s economy has become the second largest in the world, but its rapid growth may have created the largest housing bubble in history. Here is a direct link.

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60 Minutes with China’s leading commercial real estate mogul

How did Zhang Xin go from working in a sweatshop to being a billionaire real estate developer? Lesley Stahl reports. Here is a direct link.

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Detroit 8th municipality facing emergency state take over since 2010

This is another secular trend likely to continue as excessive debt levels are written off and down. Bloomberg Detroit bureau chief Jeff Green and Bloomberg Government senior economic analyst Nela Richardson discuss the city of Detroit facing a state takeover … Continue reading

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Investment banking in secular downturn

This is a trend that is finally going in the right direction as the credit genie slowly gets squished back into the bottle. Chris Whalen of Carrington Investment Services LLC talks about the U.S. banking industry and economy. He speaks … Continue reading

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