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Published: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 10:30:06 PST

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William Cohan

Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:30:07 PST

Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P's downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.



Peter Guber

Fri, 15 Apr 2011 10:30:07 PST

Entertainment exec explains the concept of his book on success, Tell to Win.



Gayle Lemmon

Fri, 01 Apr 2011 10:30:07 PST

Author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana explains why nothing changes the dynamic in a family like a woman earning an income.



Gary Shapiro

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST

Consumer Electronics Association president-CEO argues against overtaxing innovators and creating policies that discourage creative businesses from operating in the U.S.



Elizabeth Warren

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:30:07 PST

Special Advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau identifies the agency's to-do list before it goes online and its mandate once it receives statutory powers.



Matt Taibbi

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 10:30:07 PST

Rolling Stone contributing editor and Griftopia author demystifies the inner workings of Wall Street and critiques why the U.S. should not have bailed out big banks.



Robert Reich

Thu, 30 Sep 2010 10:30:07 PST

Former labor secretary and Aftershock author explains why, economically, America is almost two separate countries.



Andrew Sorkin

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:30:07 PST

Too Big to Fail author weighs in on whether the financial crisis can happen again in the not-too-distant future.



John Boyd, Jr.

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:30:07 PST

National Black Farmers Association president explains why he feels the USDA has not been a friend to the nation's Black farmers.



Tony Hsieh

Wed, 30 Jun 2010 10:30:07 PST

Zappos CEO talks about getting people to buy into his unique vision for corporate culture, which he details in his first book.



Sebastian Mallaby

Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:30:07 PST

Washington Post columnist breaks down hedge funds - the subject of his new book, More Money Than God.



Phil Angelides

Thu, 17 Jun 2010 10:30:07 PST

Chairman of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission discusses how the fallout on Wall Street is impacting Main Street and lessons learned.



John Hofmeister

Mon, 14 Jun 2010 10:30:07 PST

Former Shell Oil president analyzes BP's handling of the current crisis and explains the takeaway from his book, Why We Hate the Oil Companies.



Michael Hiltzik

Tue, 08 Jun 2010 10:30:07 PST

Pulitzer Prize-winning L.A. Times columnist and author of Colossus discusses why people should care about the Hoover Dam.



Elizabeth Warren

Wed, 14 Apr 2010 10:30:07 PST

Bank-bailout Congressional Oversight Panel chair weighs in on the foreclosure crisis and the potential of a consumer financial protection agency.



Harry Markopolos

Fri, 09 Apr 2010 10:30:07 PST

Whistleblower and author of No One Would Listen explains how he discovered Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme and whether victims had any responsibility.



Maria Bartiromo

Fri, 02 Apr 2010 10:30:07 PST

CNBC's business news anchor describes what went wrong over the last few years and discusses whether lessons have been learned.



Daniel Pink

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:30:07 PST

Drive author explains the three components that motivate people.



Max Siegel

Fri, 29 Jan 2010 10:30:07 PST

Co-author of Know What Makes Them Tick talks about moving from the music industry to NASCAR and people of color going in unconventional directions.



Paul Ingrassia

Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:30:07 PST

Crash Course author analyzes the auto industry's road from glory to disaster and the impact on policymakers and consumers.



William Cohan

Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:30:07 PST

Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P's downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.



Charles Ferguson

Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST

Oscar-winning director of Inside Job reflects on winning the award when the financial meltdown issues addressed by the documentary remain unresolved.



Dambisa Moyo

Tue, 22 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST

Economist analyzes how the uprising in Libya will impact global oil prices and argues that the U.S. could become a socialist welfare state in a matter of decades.



Phil Angelides

Mon, 14 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST

Chair of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission discusses the panel's report and the role that unregulated greed played in the economic crisis.



Gary Shapiro

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST

Consumer Electronics Association president-CEO argues against overtaxing innovators and creating policies that discourage creative businesses from operating in the U.S.



Paul Clemens

Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:30:07 PST

Detroit native talks about his new book, Punching Out: One Year in a Closing Auto Plant, and blue collar decline in America.



America's Next Chapter

Thu, 20 Jan 2011 10:30:07 PST

In the final part of a conversation on 'America's Next Chapter,' thought leaders discuss whether there's a brighter future for the next generation.



America's Next Chapter

Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:30:07 PST

In Part 2 of a conversation on 'America's Next Chapter,' thought leaders tackle such issues as how the country rebuilds cities with empty homes and no jobs.



America's Next Chapter

Tue, 18 Jan 2011 10:30:07 PST

In Part 1 of a conversation on 'America's Next Chapter,' thought leaders wrestle with the issue of how the U.S. can return to its greatness.



Elizabeth Warren

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:30:07 PST

Special Advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau identifies the agency's to-do list before it goes online and its mandate once it receives statutory powers.



Gordon Brown

Mon, 13 Dec 2010 10:30:07 PST

Former British prime minister explains how the world can get out of the economic malaise in which it finds itself.



Matt Taibbi

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 10:30:07 PST

Rolling Stone contributing editor and Griftopia author demystifies the inner workings of Wall Street and critiques why the U.S. should not have bailed out big banks.



Stephen Dubner

Fri, 08 Oct 2010 10:30:07 PST

Freakonomics co-author explains the concept that correlation does not equal causation.



Michael Hirsh

Fri, 01 Oct 2010 10:30:07 PST

National Journal chief correspondent and Capital Offense author examines the need to take people to task for the state of the economy.



Robert Reich

Thu, 30 Sep 2010 10:30:07 PST

Former labor secretary and Aftershock author explains why, economically, America is almost two separate countries.



Andrew Sorkin

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:30:07 PST

Too Big to Fail author weighs in on whether the financial crisis can happen again in the not-too-distant future.



John Boyd, Jr.

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:30:07 PST

National Black Farmers Association president explains why he feels the USDA has not been a friend to the nation's Black farmers.



Sebastian Mallaby

Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:30:07 PST

Washington Post columnist breaks down hedge funds - the subject of his new book, More Money Than God.



Nouriel Roubini

Wed, 12 May 2010 10:30:07 PST

Economics professor and author of Crisis Economics comments on the financial services industry's fight against reform.



Mark Zandi

Mon, 19 Apr 2010 10:30:07 PST

Moody's chief economist weighs in on the SEC's move against Goldman Sachs and discusses sectors showing job growth.



William Cohan

Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:30:07 PST

Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P's downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.



Phil Angelides

Mon, 14 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST

Chair of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission discusses the panel's report and the role that unregulated greed played in the economic crisis.



Elizabeth Warren

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:30:07 PST

Special Advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau identifies the agency's to-do list before it goes online and its mandate once it receives statutory powers.



Neil Irwin

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:30:07 PST

Washington Post economic reporter weighs in on the administration's stimulus plan—one year later.



Jason Zweig

Fri, 13 Nov 2009 10:30:07 PST

Personal finance columnist for the WSJ examines whether Wall Street has learned any lessons and explains his three commandments for investing.



David Johnston

Fri, 23 Jan 2009 10:30:07 PST

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses issues addressed on the first day of President Obama's administration.



Niall Ferguson

Wed, 10 Dec 2008 10:30:07 PST

Historian and The Ascent of Money author discusses solutions for the global economic crisis.



Paul Krugman

Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:30:07 PST

Nobel Prize-winning economist explains what type of society he wants to live in and how America falls short.



Maria Bartiromo

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 10:30:07 PST

CNBC business anchor explains the crisis in the financial services industry and the government's role in returning confidence to the market.



Michael Shermer

Thu, 31 Jan 2008 10:30:07 PST

Skeptic magazine founding publisher says businesses get too much corporate welfare.



Muhammad Yunus

Thu, 24 Jan 2008 10:30:07 PST

Banker and Nobel laureate explains how social businesses can eradicate poverty.



Cathie Black

Thu, 20 Dec 2007 10:30:07 PST

Hearst Magazines' president reflects on her success and offers advice on career advancement.



Stephanie Elam

Fri, 14 Dec 2007 10:30:07 PST

CNN business news correspondent weighs in on the subprime credit crisis debate.



Maria Contreras-Sweet

Thu, 30 Aug 2007 10:30:07 PST

Promérica Bank founder-chair says minorities are extremely entrepreneurial.



Michael Sivy

Mon, 20 Aug 2007 10:30:07 PST

"MONEY" magazine's editor-at-large discusses the implications of turmoil in the credit and stock markets.



John Bogle

Fri, 20 Apr 2007 10:30:07 PST

Vanguard Group founder gives common sense investing advice.



Danny Schechter

Thu, 12 Apr 2007 10:30:07 PST

Emmy-winning producer and filmmaker says Americans have been losing jobs because they depend on free money.



Michelle Singletary

Thu, 11 May 2006 10:30:07 PST

Personal finance expert lays out a money lesson for any stage in a relationship.



Jane Quinn

Thu, 23 Mar 2006 10:30:07 PST

Personal finance expert says there are easy ways to handle your money.



Maria Bartiromo

Fri, 02 Apr 2010 10:30:07 PST

CNBC's business news anchor describes what went wrong over the last few years and discusses whether lessons have been learned.



Kenneth Wade

Fri, 18 Dec 2009 10:30:07 PST

NeighborWorks America CEO explains the difference between mortgage companies and banks and talks about homeownership.



Jason Zweig

Fri, 13 Nov 2009 10:30:07 PST

Personal finance columnist for the WSJ examines whether Wall Street has learned any lessons and explains his three commandments for investing.



Lee Eisenberg

Thu, 05 Nov 2009 10:30:07 PST

Shoptimism author describes differences between men and women in compulsive buying and how the Internet has affected consumer behavior.



Katty Kay

Fri, 07 Aug 2009 10:30:07 PST

BBC Washington correspondent and Womenomics co-author discusses the difference between balance and settling.



Katty Kay

Fri, 26 Jun 2009 10:30:07 PST

BBC Washington correspondent and Womenomics co-author discusses the difference between balance and settling.



Carla Harris

Thu, 26 Mar 2009 10:30:07 PST

Wall Street exec says being the architect of your own agenda is a key to success.



Suze Orman

Mon, 09 Feb 2009 10:30:07 PST

Personal finance expert weighs in on the battle over President Obama's economic stimulus plan and offers her take on the current crisis.



David Johnston

Fri, 23 Jan 2009 10:30:07 PST

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses issues addressed on the first day of President Obama's administration.



Bill Strickland

Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:30:07 PST

Job training expert discusses the irony of the upcoming inauguration of an African American president when the current economic crisis has devastated the African American community.



Earvin Johnson

Mon, 17 Nov 2008 10:30:07 PST

NBA hall-of-famer and entrepreneur shares the childhood advice he received from his father that has made him the successful businessman that he is today.



Thomas Friedman

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 10:30:07 PST

Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author talks about the potential for unifying America around environmental issues.



Paul Krugman

Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:30:07 PST

Nobel Prize-winning economist explains what type of society he wants to live in and how America falls short.



Maria Bartiromo

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 10:30:07 PST

CNBC business anchor explains the crisis in the financial services industry and the government's role in returning confidence to the market.



Alden McDonald

Fri, 08 Aug 2008 10:30:07 PST

President-CEO of New Orleans' Liberty Bank & Trust discusses the efforts to renovate hurricane-damaged property.



Peter Gosselin

Tue, 24 Jun 2008 10:30:07 PST

Economics correspondent explains how American families are facing a precarious financial situation.



Majora Carter

Thu, 08 May 2008 10:30:07 PST

Environmental activist discusses whether the presidential candidates are addressing issues that are important to inner-city America.



Richard Thaler

Fri, 25 Apr 2008 10:30:07 PST

Behavioral economist explains decision research and why it's valuable to study how people make decisions.



Van Jones

Thu, 27 Mar 2008 10:30:07 PST

Environmentalist discusses the importance of green-collar jobs to the African American community.



Nell Merlino

Tue, 11 Mar 2008 10:30:07 PST

Count Me In co-founder talks about impediments to women entrepreneurs' growing their businesses.