Barry Ritholtz on Obama Re-Election, Fiscal Cliff
Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Barry Ritholtz, chief executive officer of FusionIQ and author of the "Big Picture" blog, talks about the re-election of President Barack Obama and the consequences if the U.S. falls off the so-called fiscal cliff. Ritholtz speaks with Tom Keene, Sara Eisen and Scarlet Fu on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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