Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about what big cities like New York have done and can do to keep themselves strong during the current… read more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about what big cities like New York have done and can do to keep themselves strong during the current economic downturn, and he responded to questions submitted by audience members.
He also talked about his experience in the past week in the wake of the decision by the Federal Reserve to lend up to $85 billion to American International Group to avert its collapse, Lehman Brothers' move to declare bankruptcy, the Bank of America’s purchase of Merrill Lynch for $50 billion, and other recent financial troubles. close
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