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    February 2, 2014  

    After the Dow saw its worst performance in more than a year and a half in January, concerns are rising about turmoil in overseas markets. How are the problems in emerging markets linked to the stock market in the United States? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Roben Farzad of Bloomberg Businessweek about the connection between these two interconnected issues. Continue reading

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    January 25, 2014  

    Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal about what the recent drop means for the global economy and how it may affect emerging markets. Continue reading

  • November 19, 2013  

    JP Morgan Chase agreed to pay a record $13 billion in fines and compensation to investors and struggling homeowners. The nation’s largest bank admitted it misrepresented mortgage-backed securities that collapsed in 2008. Gwen Ifill gets reaction from Lynn Stout of Cornell University and banking consultant Bert Ely. Continue reading

  • November 7, 2013  

    Trading under the ticker TWTR, Twitter’s little blue bird soared to stock prices as high as $50.09 on the social media site’s first day on Wall Street. Hari Sreenivasan talks to financier Bill Hambrecht and USA Today’s Alistair Barr about Twitter’s potential for growth and the scrutiny that company executives still face. Continue reading

  • November 4, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    BREAKING: US prosecutor: Hedge fund giant SAC Capital to plead guilty to fraud in NYC, pay $1.8 billion — The Associated Press (@AP) November 4, 2013

  • November 4, 2013  

    SAC Capital agreed Monday to plead guilty to criminal fraud. The insider trading charges will cost billionaire investor Steven Cohen’s high-profile hedge fund $1.8 billion in fines. Sheelah Kolhatkar of Bloomberg Businessweek joins Jeffrey Brown to offer insight on the message this sends to Wall Street. Continue reading

    October 20, 2013  

    A tentative deal was reached yesterday between the Justice Department and JP Morgan Chase. The agreement would require chase, the nation’s largest bank, to pay a record 13-billion dollar penalty. Dawn Kopecki, a banking reporter with Bloomberg News, who has been following the Chase story for some time provides analysis. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2013  

    Half of all homeowners in Richmond, Calif., owe more on their property than what it is worth, prompting the city to consider using the power of eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages and help residents stay in their houses. But detractors say that move will hurt the city by alienating Wall Street. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading

    September 15, 2013  

    On the fifth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Heidi Moore, The Guardian’s US finance and economics editor, speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about what the United States has (or hasn’t) done to prevent another financial collapse and how regulations on Wall Street can be improved. Continue reading

    September 14, 2013  

    Gerald Seib, Washington bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, talks to Hari Sreenivasan about the recent WSJ/NBC News survey showing many Americans continue to worry about making ends meet in the US economy. Among the findings: 26% — one in four — said they most worry about paying for their groceries and utility bills. Continue reading