There Is a Silver Lining

Zakaria, Fareed
October 2008
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/20/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 152 Issue 17, p26
The author reflects on the 2008 U.S. economic conditions. He believes there is hope for an economic recovery and suggests that the financial crisis has forced the U.S. to reevaluate its monetary practices, such as the acquisition of debt. Topics include an in-depth examination of how the crisis happened, the lessons that can be learned from it, and the short, medium, and long-term solutions needed for economic recovery.


Related Articles

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR. Brick, Jerome; Rogers, Teri // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/13/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p30 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including one about the financial crisis in the U.S., and another on the loan provided by the U.S. government to the automobile industry.

  • There Goes the Neighborhood. Yglesias, Matthew // Atlantic;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 301 Issue 1, p34 

    The article discusses the financial impact of the United States subprime mortgage crisis on suburban neighborhoods and the real-estate market in several regions of the nation. An overview of statistics concerning foreclosure trends and housing price fluctuations of smaller communities is given...

  • "BE NICE TO THE COUNTRIES THAT LEND YOU MONEY" Fallows, James // Atlantic;Dec2008, Vol. 302 Issue 5, p62 

    The article presents an interview with Chinese investor Gao Xiqing. When asked to explain stock market derivatives, he uses the analogy of mirror images. When asked about the U.S. financial market and the financial crisis, he responds that it is the most viable and the most predictable. Other...

  • 'Just a Really Ugly Situation. Markham, Dan // Metal Center News;Feb2009, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p24 

    The article reports on the market performance of the steel industry in the U.S. in the wake of the ongoing economic crisis. It mentions that steel producers and distributors throughout the country are feeling the effects of the recessionary market. It further states that though bankruptcies and...

  • Bill George on What's Gone Wrong on Wall Street and How to Make It Right. Aschkenasy, Janet // Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p14 

    The article presents an interview with businessman Bill George in which he discusses the financial crisis facing the U.S. In order to demonstrate leadership during a time of financial crisis George feels that the financial industry should return to some of the basic principles of investing....

  • Small change. Preece, Howard // Finweek;3/20/2008, p64 

    The article examines the housing market slowdown in the U.S. The overall opinion of the existing crisis in the U.S. is pointing towards a technical recession, but distinguishing the differences between formal recession and sharp downswing is least important. The experts believed that what is...

  • A Sequel to the Subprime Mess? Samuelson, Robert J. // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/24/2007 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 150 Issue 26, p39 

    The article discusses the influence of the 2007 subprime mortgage crisis. The author draws a distinction between the economy of production and goods and the financial economy of loans and investments in the United States. The author also discusses the connection between the two economies and the...

  • More Than a Bear Rally. Sharma, Ruchir // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);5/12/2008 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 151 Issue 19, p44 

    This article reports on stock market conditions in the U.S. in May 2008. There has been a run-up in stocks, continued drops in housing prices, and relatively low valuations. The article discusses historical bear markets and past economic crises. Information is also provided on domestic consumer...

  • Europeans must build cars in USA. Johnson, Richard // Automotive News Europe;7/15/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 14, p10 

    Comments on the impact of the U.S. currency crisis on the sales performance of European automobile dealers in the U.S. Number of units sold by European companies in the country; Need for carmakers to build their manufacturing plants in the U.S. to boost their sales.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics