Siegmund Warburg , the uprooted German financier who rose to fame in postwar London, considered banking something more than a way to make money. To him, it was a calling, as job candidates learned fast.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke saved the global economy from falling into a great depression by presiding over an historic increase in the size of the central bank’s balance sheet, said Harvard’s Niall Ferguson .
Niall Ferguson , a professor of history at Harvard University in the U.S., said Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. seems like a “well-run bank” compared with the debt on some German lenders’ balance sheets, Swiss television show ECO reported, citing an interview.
Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Niall Ferguson, a history professor at Harvard University and a Bloomberg Television contributing editor, talks about the outlook for the U.K and U.S. economies. He speaks with Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)