Minister Sharma shares his views on India's economy and role in global economic issues, including India's free trade agreements; the rising profile of trade in India's growth story; the U.S.-India economic relationship; and expectations for President Obama's visit.
Wealthy, powerful, and potentially dangerous, hedge-fund moguls have become the stars of twenty-first-century capitalism. Their weekend mansions are fodder for Vanity Fair photographers; their potential to cause chaos preoccupied authorities even before the recent financial cataclysm. Based on unprecedented access to the industry, including three hundred hours of interviews and binders of internal documents, More Money Than God tells the inside story of hedge funds' origins in the 1960s and 1970s, their explosive battles with central banks in the 1980s and 1990s, and finally their role in the financial crisis of 2007 to 2009. Join Sebastian Mallaby for a discussion of the book and the role of hedge funds in the financial system.
On the eve of this year's U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, Undersecretary Burns discusses the state of the bilateral relationship and its importance for meeting the global challenges of the twenty-first century.
Speaker: Ted Turner Introductory Speaker: Daniel L. Schorr Presider: David G. Bradley
Concentrating on his distinguished career in business, media, and philanthropy, Mr. Turner will share personal anecdotes and reflect on larger lessons for innovation and international relations. In collaboration with the Council on Foreign Relations, the Home Box Office History Makers Series sponsors speakers whose contributions made a prominent impact at a critical juncture in history.