World Economic Update
What happened in the markets during August? Is the credit squeeze about to ease, or there is more pain to come? What impact will the financial turmoil of the last month have on the real economy? And what does thisepisode tell us about the stability (or fragility) of contemporary financial markets? This quick-hit edition of the World Economic Update will address these and related questions.
7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 a.m. Meeting
Stephen Sestanovich addresses the Senate's policy towards the Ukraine and whether or not it can help the country succeed.
With the White House set to host some fifty heads of state for the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Jendayi Frazer discusses major items on the summit's agenda.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the thirtieth anniversary fo the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council. He discussed the U.S. rebalance to Asia, the State Department's economic efforts, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.