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  • Steve Forbes Interviews Nouriel Roubini on the U.S. and Global Economy

    Intelligent Investing with Steve Forbes.  Click for Video [26:59]

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  • Gordon Gekko Reborn: 1987-2010

    The Following is a contribution by Nouriel Roubini to the book “Wall Street: The Collector’s Edition” that was published by Newmarket Press following the debut of the Oliver Stone movie “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”

    In 1987 Gordon Gekko declared that “greed is good”, the creed of a decade of corporate and financial sector excesses – the rise of junk bonds and the real estate bubble – that ended up in a bust by 1988-89 with the collapse of the junk bond market and the S&L crisis following the real estate bust of the late 1980s and triggered a banking crisis and a painful recession in 1990.

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  • Roubini CNBC Videos from Kuala Lumpur: U.S. Outlook, Yuan Debate, FinReg

    CNBC Video — Expect a Slow and Anemic Recovery: Roubini (Click for Video [4:54])

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  • A Chat with Nouriel Roubini and Sebastian Mallaby on the Future of Finance

    On the two year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Sebastian Mallaby, the Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, sat down with Nouriel Roubini at RGE’s New York headquarters on Morton Street for a spirited discussion on the future of finance.   

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  • A Double Dose of Reality

    With the autumn weather upon us here in New York City, my friend Ian Bremmer and I take a look at America’s decidedly autumnal mood these days in the latest edition of Institutional Investor magazine. The main piece, “Paradise Lost,” is a reality check against those who think the “good old days” of the bubble will return. In a sidebar, we offer “Seven Ways to Save the World” from its worst economic instincts.

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  • Gordon Gekko Reborn

    In the 1987 film Wall Street, the character Gordon Gekko famously declared, “Greed is good.” His creed became the ethos of a decade of corporate and financial-sector excesses that ended in the late 1980’s collapse of the junk-bond market and the Savings & Loan crisis. Gekko himself was packed off to prison.

    A generation later, the sequel to Wall Street – to be released next month – sees Gekko released from jail and returned to the financial world. His reappearance comes just as the credit bubble fueled by the sub-prime mortgage boom is about to burst, triggering the worst financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression.

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  • Roubini on CNBC’s Squawk Box – U.S. Economic Outlook and European Stress Tests

    CNBC Squawk Box — Roubini’s Economic Outlook (Click for VIDEO [2:58]) CNBC — What to expect for the second half of the year, with Nouriel Roubini, Roubini Global Economics chairman. ———————————- CNBC Squawk Box — Getting Real with “the Realist” (Click for VIDEO [11:17])   CNBC — Why the European stress tests were not stressful […]

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  • NYT Sunday Book Review: Prophet-Making

    From the NYT:

    By Paul M. Barrett

    In late March, the former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan told Al Hunt of Bloomberg Television that the financial crisis had been a “once in a century” shocker. “We all misjudged the risks involved,” Greenspan said. “Everybody missed it — academia, the Federal Reserve, all regulators.”

    Well, not everyone. A number of prominent scholars warned long before the meltdown of 2008 that something awful was approaching. Greenspan and his successor, Ben Bernanke, chose to ignore the alarms.

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  • Roubini on Too Big to Fail

    From FORA.tv — Nouriel Roubini: Time to Close the Financial Supermarkets (Click for Video [4:42])   All rights reserved, Roubini GlobalEconomics, LLC

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  • Roubini Interview with Jon Snow on the Eurozone and Big Banks

    Channel 4 News — Roubini warns of banks “planting seeds” of crisis (Click for Video and Report) Channel 4 News — Nouriel Roubini, the man whose warnings over the credit crunch were ignored, tells Jon Snow that banks have learned little from the economic crisis and that Europe will probably face a ‘double dip’ recession.

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