U.S. Fiscal Deal `Nowhere to be Seen,' Rupkey Says

Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, talks about the outlook for an agreement by lawmakers to avoid the so-called U.S. fiscal cliff of automatic spending cuts and tax increases. Rupkey also talks about Federal Reserve policy and U.S. consumer spending. (Source: Bloomberg)
Portugal's Economy Is Back as Example for Greece: Portas
49:47 - Portuguese Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas talks about the recovery of Portugal's economy, the success of the nation's coalition government and the Greek debt crisis. Portas, speaking with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line," also discusses the performance of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. (Source: Bloomberg)
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