Features by Doug Krizner

No interest rate cut for ECB

While the Federal Reserve's cure for an economic slowdown is to cut interest rates, the European Central Bank decided today against that move. Doug Krizner talks to Stephen Beard about where the ECB is most concerned.
Posted In: Economy

Microsoft deal makes a Google rival

A Microsoft-Yahoo merger could mean strong competition for Google. Doug Krizner talks to Marketplace Internet and technology report Lisa Napoli about the effects of the deal and what could happen next.
Posted In: Investing, Science, Wall Street

Music industry convenes on Internet

At the Midem music trade fair in Cannes, France, industry leaders gathered to discuss ways to keep business alive in the Internet age. Doug Krizner talks to Billboard's Bill Werde, who just got back from the conference.
Posted In: Entertainment

Obama's economic adviser on the plan

What are Senator Barack Obama's plans for the U.S. economy? Doug Krizner speaks with Professor Austan Goolsbee, the Democratic presidential candidate's chief economic adviser.
Posted In: Economy

Europe meets on global market unrest

European leaders are meeting today talk about the global economy and unrest in the financial markets. European correspondent Stephen Beard looks over the issues with Scott Jagow, including a need for more transparency.

Writers and producers back at the table

With the Oscars ceremony fast on its way and directors' contracts renewed, TV and movie writers are once again negotiating with producers. Variety's Mike Speier talks to Doug Krizner about what happens now.
Posted In: Entertainment, Jobs

Music biz changes behind EMI shakeup

Big-name artists are grumbling about massive layoffs and other big changes as the giant record label looks to stay afloat. Billboard's Bill Werde says it's a symptom of an entire industry in crisis.

NYSE invites AMEX indoors

The American Stock Exchange initially began as a group of investors barred from the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Henry of Accenture says, in the consolidation age, a merger just makes sense.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

No winners in loss of awards ceremony

A stripped-down press conference will air this Sunday in lieu of the usual Golden Globes ceremony. Doug Krizner talks to Variety's Mike Speier about the wider effects of having no ceremony -- and whether we'll see this happen to the Oscars.
Posted In: Entertainment, Jobs

Tata's 'Nano' says 'Hello'

Tata Motors unveiled its new "Nano" car at the New Delhi Auto Expo, lauded as the cheapest car in the world for $2,200. Doug Krizner talks to New Delhi reporter Mehul Srivastava about what you get for the price.
Posted In: Auto


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