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)
The US dollar will eventually lose its status as the international reserve currency to the Chinese yuan, perhaps withing five years, Harvard University historian Niall Ferguson said at a presentation in the Diggers and Dealers conference in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, today. Investors are moving toward a “de facto” gold standard, he said.
Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Niall Ferguson, a history professor at Harvard University and a Bloomberg Television contributing editor, talks about his Newsweek magazine cover story, "Hit the Road, Barack" and discusses President Barack Obama's shortcomings and Mitt Romney's leadership ability. He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)
William D. Cohan parses the history of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. while Niall Ferguson explains the rise of the West in two of our favorite business books so far this year. Here’s a list of recommended titles.