The perils of a global economy Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner visits China this week to assure the Chinese government that its investment in U.S. treasuries is safe, despite record deficits. But one economist says the real concern is China, and warns that a Chinese crash could have devastating effects on international trade.9:06 a.m.
David Smick: Global economic policy strategist and publisher based in Washington, DC.
Innovation in an age of change The best organizations thrive in part because of a revolutionary and innovative spirit that constantly shapes their strategy. It's a spirit that global strategist Joshua Cooper Ramo says can be found in organizations ranging from Google to Hezbollah, and needs to be rediscovered by many of America's largest institutions.10:06 a.m.
Joshua Cooper Ramo: Author of "The Age of the Unthinkable." He was formerly the foreign editor for Time Magazine and is currently managing director of Kissinger Associates.