The ever-resourceful Ayana Morali found a chunk of the Berlin Wall in mid-Manhattan, the perfect locale to interview Frederick Kempe about his fascinating book, BERLIN 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth. Here’s a video of our conversation:
Reuters.com will be streaming the first-ever press conference from a Federal Reserve president, starting at 2:15 pm EDT. Various Reuters contributors will be providing comment and analysis as Ben Bernanke takes questions. Watch and comment here: http://live.reuters.com/Event/Federal_Reserve_meeting_and_press_conference.
By James Ledbetter
The opinions expressed are his own. The piece first appeared in The Washington Post.
Memoirs from technology executives are almost universally bad. Loaded down by jargon, they are typically more self-serving than self-aware. Paul Allen’s “Idea Man” is broader and more engaging than most, yet it is still hampered by its own quirks and blind spots.
In this excerpt from this morning’s Newsmaker interview, PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian expresses hope that the nuclear crisis in Japan will spur technological innovation:
In this excerpt from this morning’s Newsmaker interview, PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian discusses how his firm invests in emerging market currencies:
Here is an excerpt from this morning’s Newsmaker interview with PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian, in which he discusses the economic impact of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami: