Larry Summers discusses the economy, globalization, and the impact of President Obama's re-election on the the global economy and explores the possibilities for the future with CNBC contributor Karen Finerman.
Karen Finerman has been President of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc. since 1992 when she co-founded the firm. She is a contributor to CNBC's Fast Money. Prior to June 1992, she was the lead research analyst for the risk arbitrage department at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Karen received a B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School in 1987, with a concentration in finance. She is on the board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research and is also a Trustee of the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, where she serves on their Investment Committee.
Lawrence H. Summers
Lawrence Henry Summers (born November 30, 1954) is an American economist. He served as the 71st United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1999 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He was Director of the White House United States National Economic Council for President Barack Obama until November 2010.
Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He is the 1993 recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal for his work in several fields of economics.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers evaluates the accuracy of The Social Network and it's portrayal of his real-life meeting with the Winkelvoss twins. He says his experience as President of Harvard University taught him that "if a college junior is wearing a suit and tie on a Tuesday afternoon there are two possibilities."