Category Archives: Video

The price of textbooks – Economist

A textbook case of price-gougingWhy university books in America are so expensive – Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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Tim Geithner on Charlie Rose

Timothy Geithner on his book “Stress Test: Reflection on Financial Crisis.” Click here full interview (click here if pictures are not observable)  

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The week explained – Economist

IRAQ’S general election, instability in eastern Ukraine and Mexico’s reforms to the energy industry are three important stories that made the news this week. –  Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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May Day around the globe – Reuters

Workers around the world call for higher wages and better working conditions as they mark May Day. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. – Reuters (click here if video is not observable)

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Hollande’s tricky balancing act – FT

The FT’s Paris bureau chief Hugh Carnegy assesses what the Cabinet reshuffle by French president Francois Hollande – after disastrous elections for the Socialists – means for the economy and business. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Robots, Immigrants from the future – Economist

ROBOTS are having their moment. Today they can jump, walk, speak and run. But they’re at their best when collaborating, soothing the elderly or even making art – Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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Larry Page: Where’s Google going next? – TED Talks

Onstage at TED2014, Charlie Rose interviews Google CEO Larry Page about his far-off vision for the company. It includes aerial bikeways and internet balloons … and then it gets even more interesting, as Page talks through the company’s recent acquisition … Continue reading

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The week explained – Economist

Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Janet Yellen’s first message from the Fed and George Osborne’s new budget for Britain are three important stories that made the news this week. Our correspondents explain – Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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The week explained – Economist

Libya’s prime minister is dismissed, China’s economy may be slowing and Britain’s Labour Party says no to an EU referendum. We explain three of this week’s important news stories. For more video content from The Economist visit our website: http://econ.st/1npFN4LContinue reading

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Barbarians back at the gate – FT

Private equity has record amounts of cash to invest but high equity valuations and a likely rise in interest rates means the returns it can expect are falling. Anne-Sylvaine Chassany, the FT’s private equity correspondent, explains to John Authers how … Continue reading

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