The Credit Crisis Explained

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Tom Perkins: The War on the 1%

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Thu, Feb 13 2014 - 6:30pm

Tom Perkins, Co-founder, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

In conversation with Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Read more »

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Christina Romer and Keith Hennessey: Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast

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Fri, Jan 31 2014 - 11:30am

Keith Hennessey, Faculty Member, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Director, National Economic Council Under President George W. Bush; Member, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
Christina Romer, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley; Immediate Past Chair, President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers
Jonathan Weber, West Coast Bureau Chief, Reuters News - Moderator Read more »

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Janet Yellen: View of the Economic Crisis and the Fed's Response (6/30/09)

View of the Economic Criss and the Fed's Response

Janet L. Yellen, Ph.D., President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Amid the deepest recession of the postwar era, the Federal Reserve faces one of the gravest challenges of its 96-year history. Yellen assesses the state of the economy while explaining the thinking and the actions behind some of the Fed’s precedent-shattering initiatives to rescue a financial system in crisis and help jump-start economic growth.

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Watching Out for Your Financial Future:How to make Americans more financially literate and fiscally safe

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Watching Out for Your Financial Future:
How to make Americans more financially literate and fiscally safe

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, President, Charles Schwab Foundation
Pam Erwin, Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility Group, Wells Fargo
Michelle Greene, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Education, U.S. Department of the Treasury
José Cisneros, Treasurer, City and County of San Francisco
Susan Keating, President and CEO, National Foundation for Credit Counseling - Moderator Read more »

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David Wessel: Ben Bernanke vs. the Great Panic

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Ben Bernanke vs. the Great Panic

David Wessel, Economics Editor, The Wall Street Journal; Author, In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic

How did we find ourselves confronting the worst threat to the U.S. economy since the Great Depression? Wessel will explain what the Federal Reserve did right and did wrong, where the economy stands now and where it is headed.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 22, 2009

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Panel: Bailing Out Wall Street

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Bailing Out Wall Street

Dave Callaway, Editor-in-Chief, MarketWatch
Jonathan Berk, Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Maggie Mui, San Francisco Market Regional President, Wells Fargo
Kathleen Pender, Net Worth Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator Read more »

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Robert Reich, Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Author, Supercapitalism

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What's at Stake in the Election: Trickle-Down Versus Bottom-Up Economics

Robert Reich, Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Author, Supercapitalism Read more »

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Steve Forbes, Chairman/CEO, Forbes, Inc.; Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Author, A New Birth of Freedom (8/7/2008)

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Elections and the Credit Crisis: What’s Next for the U.S. Economy

Steve Forbes, Chairman/CEO, Forbes, Inc.; Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Author, A New Birth of Freedom Read more »

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Richard Fisher, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

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Richard Fisher, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Inflation and Debt: The Interaction of Fiscal and Monetary Policy

President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Richard Fisher, will give his assessment of the current economic climate at home and abroad. He will explain how central banking systems around the world have been working in overdrive in recent months to head off a global credit crisis and business slowdown. He will also expand on his years in government and discuss his concerns about the U.S. economy. Read more »

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