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Capitalism on Trial

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 20, 2008

Is capitalism taking a pounding as Western nations try to handle the global financial crisis?

On Thursday, Riz Khan speaks to economist Robert Shiller, the best-selling author of The Subprime Solution, in which he charts the origins of the ongoing crisis and calls for an aggressive solution.

Mark Bloomfield, the president and CEO of the American Council for Capital Formation, also joins the show.

Sources:

Al Jazeera: http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/insidestory/2008/10/200810161365822531.html

Riz Khan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W646OE1W1UM

Riz Khan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlf1mEp5i0o

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Gulf markets fall among uncertainty

Posted by Zeeska Lee on October 5, 2008

Markets in the Middle East have closed deep in the red. They had been spared the pain over the last five days because they were closed for Eid holidays. But no respite for them today. Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Doha, Qatar.
Source: Al Jazeera http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UuQtx3Za7k

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