Why Are Financial Markets Ignoring Fiscal Cliff?

Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Washington is warning about the economic consequences of the Fiscal Cliff, but financial markets haven't panicked. Bloomberg Government's Director of Research Robert Litan and Bloomberg News Congressional correspondent Heidi Przybyla explain why in an interview with Peter Cook on Bloomberg Government's "Capitol Gains."
Just How Hard Is It for Consumers to Get Bank Loans?
56:45 - Kroll Bond Rating Agency Christopher Whalen discusses the role of chairman and CEO at large banks and the difficulty for consumers to procure loans. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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