Nouriel Roubini, often called ”Dr. Doom” for his gloomy outlook, says even if the U.S. debt rating is downgraded and the country ends up in a double-dip recession the rest of the world still will turn to the dollar and Treasury bonds.
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says there’s a fight going on to save personal privacy on the Web, and the General Petraeus scandal illustrates just some of the issues we face. Schmidt talks with Reuters West Coast Bureau Chief Jonathan Weber at the RAND Corp.’s ”Politics Aside” conference in Culver City, California.
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After Hosni Mubarak received a life sentence for his role in civilian deaths during the country’s revolution, protesters marched on Tahrir Square in central Cairo.
Warren Buffett, speaking to the Economic Club of Washington, said he believed the chances of a U.S. recession were very low.
On the other hand, Wilbur Ross, CEO of WL Ross & Co, explains why he thinks the U.S. is headed for recession.
Breakingviews columnists discuss the implications of Governor Scott Walker’s recall election victory for November’s presidential election
Recent oil price dips are a short term phenomenon and will have no impact on Royal Dutch Shell’s spending plans, says CEO Peter Voser.
Ben Bernanke still has plenty of options in the Fed policy arsenal — from a new twist on Operation Twist to all-out QE3. Reuters Fed correspondent Mark Felsenthal explains.
Reuters Global Editor Chrystia Freeland caught up with IMF Chief Christine Lagarde at a conference in Riga, Latvia.