Here is a list of videos to refill the idea jar:
- Squawk Outside the Box: Part 1
Sovereign wealth funds are estimated to have up to $12 trillion to invest by 2012. CNBC’s Geoff Cutmore speaks to: Martin Skancke from the Norwegian Ministry of Finance; Alex Patelis from Merrill Lynch and Steen Jakobsen from Saxo Bank, about their impact.
- Squawk Outside the Box: Part 2
Part 2 of CNBC’s Geoff Cutmore’s discussion with Martin Skancke from the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Alex Patelis from Merrill Lynch and Steen Jakobsen from Saxo Bank, about the impact of sovereign wealth funds.
- Fed Free of Politics
Accusations that the FOMC’s rate cut was politically motivated is complete hogwash says Ilian Mihov, Professor of Economics at INSEAD. He explains his reasons to CNBC’s Amanda Drury, Sri Jegarajah and guest host Arjuna Mahendran, chief economist and strategist Asia-Pacific, Credit Suisse.
- Stampede in Stocks
With Barton Biggs calling for a stampede in stocks, CNBC’s Amanda Drury & Sri Jegarajah ask Arjuna Mahendran, chief economist and strategist, Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse if he agrees with this call.
- Energy Crisis Simulation
A look at an energy crisis simulation, with John Kilduff, of MF Global; John Buckingham, of Al Frank Asset Mgmt; and CNBC’s Hampton Pearson
- Steinhardt, Ex-Hedge Fund Chief, Would Short Hedge Funds
Michael Steinhardt made hundreds of millions during his career as a New York hedge-fund manger. His knack for contrarian calls paid off when he bet against the U.S. economy in the early 1980s. He says it would give him “great pleasure” to short the hedge-fund industry. Hedge fund managers oversee $1.8 trillion and their impact on the financial world has deepened, yet the workings of their profitable circle remain a mystery to those outside of it. A three-part Bloomberg TV series will explore the industry. Ellen Braitman reports.
- Gartman Says Fed May Cut Rates to ‘Well Under 3 Percent’
Dennis Gartman, economist and editor of the Gartman Letter, talks with Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox in New York about the possibility that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates further, the state of the U.S. stock market, the outlook for oil and natural gas prices, and his investment strategy. Bloomberg’s Suzanne O’Halloran also speaks.