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Wall Street's Global Shockwaves

An investor looks at the stock price monitor at a private securities company in Shanghai, China. (AP)
An investor looks at the stock price monitor at a private securities company in Shanghai, China. (AP)

And the world looks on Wall Street’s meltdown with fascination and horror. Subprime loans on homes in Cleveland and Colorado can upend banks in Germany and HongKong.

What’s the perception of the U.S. financial crisis like in Shanghai, in Moscow? We’ll talk with experts around the world with their finger on the pulse of the local and global economies, and ask them what the meltdown looks like from outside our borders.

This hour, On Point: The U.S. financial crisis and its global implications.

You can join the conversation. How do you think the Wall Street crisis affects the relationship of the U.S. with the rest of the world? What does it look like from your neck of the woods.Guests:

Joining us from London is Chris Giles, economic editor at The Financial Times. See its coverage of the global financial crisis.

Joining us from Shanghai is James Areddy, China correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.

From Frankfurt, we're joined by Christoph Pauly, financial correspondent for Der Spiegel.

And joining us from Moscow is Charles Clover, Moscow bureau chief for The Financial Times.

This program aired on September 23, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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