China’s $300 billion bullet train

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Multinationals like IBM and Bombardier stand to profit from China’s new high-speed rail system.  Source: CNNMoney – video report   Date: 8/05/2009 Keys: International business, economy, government, management, finance, banking, strategic alliances Link: Questions for discussion: Summarize the current and longer term benefits to the Chinese economy associated with the building of the bullet… Read more »

AIG names names, now what?

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How did the largest insurance company in the world fall apart? Who’s to blame? Watch Poppy Harlow’s attempt to explain the decisions being made by managers, investors and governments. Source: CNN – video report Date: 3/16/2009 Keys: Finance, stock markets, banking, insurance, government Embedded video from <a href=”” mce_href=””> Video</a> Link: Questions for discussion:… Read more »