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How China Meddles in Latin America (w/ Dee Smith, Elizabeth Economy, & Christopher Sabatini)

How China Meddles in Latin America (w/ Dee Smith, Elizabeth Economy, & Christopher Sabatini)

Dee Smith: Welcome to The Exchange. I’m Dee Smith. And today, I’m going to be speaking with Elizabeth Economy of the Council on Foreign Relations here in New York, and Christopher Sabatini of Columbia University and the think tank Global Americans. And we’re going to be discussing some of the very interesting and somewhat disturbing aspects of Chinese activity in Latin America. This ranges across a whole range of activities, from huge hydroelectric projects in places like Brazil, to a…

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Paul Krugman Teaches Economics and Society | Official Trailer | MasterClass

Paul Krugman Teaches Economics and Society | Official Trailer | MasterClass

[MUSIC PLAYING] We live in strange times. The housing bubble burst– rise of China– and the rise of inequality. Health is a very big deal. Taxes are a front rank issue. Blue-collar jobs were lost. Two groups have been left behind. But it’s a complicated story. Instead of saying, ah, it’s a complicated world, I don’t get it, say, all right, let me try to figure this out. Let me make sense of this. Doing economics requires stepping back from…

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What is Cyber Crime?

What is Cyber Crime?

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Cyber-Crime” Cyber-crime involves activities like raiding bank accounts and stealing information from companies. Computer crime, or cybercrime, is crime that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target. Cybercrimes are offences that are committed against individuals or groups of individuals with a criminal motive to…

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The Escalating Trade War Between the US and China (w/ Mike Green and Marko Papic)

The Escalating Trade War Between the US and China (w/ Mike Green and Marko Papic)

MIKE GREEN: Mike Green, I’m here in Los Angeles with Marko Papic of Clocktower Group. Marko, you and I have known each other for many years, first at BCA and before that, you’re actually at Stratfor, although I wasn’t aware of that. Let’s talk a little bit about your background. Starting on that point. You’re not from the United States or even Canada for that matter. You’re a Serb, and so on all matters of death, we can discuss these…

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All About Angela Merkel – Chancellor of Germany

All About Angela Merkel – Chancellor of Germany

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy event of the week. Each week our staff of educators tries to introduce you to a person of interest in the financial world. This could be a person in government or banking or an important investors or trader. Angela Merkel is the first female Chancellor of Germany and was one of the original architects of the European Union. Trained as a physicist, Merkel entered politics after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall. Rising…

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The Increasing Importance of Politics in Investing (w/ Larry McDonald and Raoul Pal)

The Increasing Importance of Politics in Investing (w/ Larry McDonald and Raoul Pal)

RAOUL PAL: Larry, great to finally meet. I can’t believe we haven’t met before, and we’ve got so many friends in common. And for you come here from Panama to the Cayman Islands, so one Caribbean paradise to another. It’s great to finally meet and get you on camera. LARRY MCDONALD: Now I know why more people come here in the wintertime. They love Grand Cayman in February. God bless it. RAOUL PAL: Yeah, exactly. Who wants to be in…

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A World Divided and Its Future Consequences (w/ Dee Smith & Raoul Pal)

A World Divided and Its Future Consequences (w/ Dee Smith & Raoul Pal)

RAOUL PAL: Dee, good to get you back. I think it is a truly extraordinary time. And we’ve been talking about this for a while now for several years, actually. And the story of the rising importance of geopolitics is becoming more and more obvious by the day. And it seems to be- I always discounted the geopolitical world as something that was in the dark and in the backgrounds and didn’t always worry of me and wasn’t something I…

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Socialism is the next Capitalism – Ending Hunger (cc)

Socialism is the next Capitalism – Ending Hunger (cc)

One of the most contentious political issues on the American front in the last few years has been wealth redistribution. I’m sure you’ve heard about it. Wealth redistribution The notion that you have worked hard all your life, saving, putting up with all the crap that life had to offer And you’re saving – squirreling away your money getting ahead. And now there are under achievers out there. Under achievers who expect to get a free ride. They want a…

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