Preview of the global economic summit World economies are undergoing a dramatic shift in a crisis that many blame on the U.S.'s irresponsible lending and lack of regulation. President Bush has called a meeting of the 20 countries who control the world's economy to be held in Washington, DC over the weekend. But even before it begins, economists and analysts say the group has a long way to go before reaching agreements.9:06 a.m.
Matthew Bishop: Chief business writer and US Business Editor of The Economist Magazine.
Michael Mandel: Chief economist at Business Week magazine. He's the author of a new textbook, "Economics: The Basics."
Brad Setser: Fellow for geoeconomics at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Strategies for weathering the recession No matter how deep this recession proves to be, the ways to cope are the same from downturn to downturn. Ruth Hayden and listeners talk financial strategies for tough times.10:16 a.m.
Ruth Hayden: Longtime personal finance consultant and author.