Category Archives: Interviews

Charlie Rose: Arminio Fraga In the Greenroom

Great short piece – 3:37 minutes — with our friend and former colleague, Arminio Fraga.   He discusses his first job; gives career advice; his career low and high points;  current work;  favorite books; and the greatest challenge facing Brazil.    … Continue reading

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Nassim Taleb: The Next Black Swan

In case you missed Nassim Taleb’s interview on CNBC this morning. He endorsed Ron Paul and is a bit cryptic in his four points, one of which,  that a sovereign debt crisis is coming to the United States.   Rather than … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose: Christine Lagarde

Good interview with the IMF’s Christine Lagarde.  They discuss a wide range of topics, including the Greece debt swap, the two Super Marios of Europe, the “new Italian Renaissance,” and the future of the International Monetary Fund.  Well worth your … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose: Jim O’Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management on his new book “The Growth Map: Economic Opportunity in the BRICs and Beyond” Lots of discussion of Europe’s crisis, a Greek default, China, and more. Click here to view program.

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Charlie Rose: Ian Bremmer on Volatility Drivers

Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group on their latest report and the top risks that will drive volatility in 2012. Click here for full interview.                        (click here if picture is not observable)

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Niall Ferguson: The 6 killer apps of prosperity

This is good stuff.   Make time to listen to the 20 minute lecture. “Today the average Korean works 1,000 hours more a year than the average German.” (click here if video is not observable)

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Charlie Rose: Lionel Barber Editor of the ‘Financial Times’

Excellent interview earlier this week with Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times.  They touch on a wide range of relevant topics, including the European Debt Crisis,  Merkozy, lessons from Germany’s industrial policy,  David Cameron, the U.S. Presidential election, Occupy … Continue reading

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