Web Extra: Taleb and Roubini on Government Intervention

BY busadmin  June 29, 2010 at 4:38 PM EDT

Paul Solman: While we were interviewing America’s two most prominent doomsters a few weeks ago, Nassim “Black Swan” Taleb and Nouriel “housing crisis” Roubini, the two got into an argument. It was friendly enough — they admire each other — but vigorous, and it concerned the great economic debate of the moment: more government stimulus, or less?

We thought viewers would be interested in their take on the issue and so we edited a relevant segment of our interview for the web. Here it is:

(Watch a larger version of the video.)