Geopolitical Conflicts Show Paradigm Shift: Fordham

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July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Tina Fordham, senior global political analyst at Citigroup, and Maya MacGuineas, president at Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, examine the ongoing conflicts for Russia and Israel and how nations prepare for geopolitical risk. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Where might we get a cease-fire first?

Gasa or -- gaza or ukraine?

Gaza, there's more pressure.

And ukraine, president poroshenko has an opportunity to flush separatists out of eastern ukraine.

Nobody is telling him not to.

Vladimir putin delivered a video message offering consolatory words, why have we not seen more from him -- and mark he is in a difficult position.

This is an organic movement in the eyes of the kremlin rising up to fight the legitimate government and kiev.

With their backing.

You say that, i cannot comment.

Putin will want to play for time.

The fact that the black boxes have been turnover is important.

There was a delay there.

The next step would be to push for an international investigation.

You write brilliantly on the politics of all this and how it folds into investment.

We will have richard haas in the next hour, he has just written of the 30 years war.

As you write for citigroup, do you perceive what america is seeing as a beginning of a set of 30 years worse?

I have called it a paradigm shift.

We have a concentration of geopolitical developments.

So far, they are not moving markets.

That is because there is a perception leg.

-- lag.

The last 25 years since the fall of the berlin wall have been peaceful and prosperous.

That is what investors are used to working in.

Maya mcguiness, committee for responsible federal budget.

Is there a risk that as we focus on so much happening outside the u.s. that the issues facing the u.s., the federal budget deficit, etc., might get pushed aside.

The federal budget deficit is so intertwined.

One of the biggest challenges has been economic growth.

Now, with what is going on around the world, you remember they are international, global risks we need to be paired for.

Having a sound fiscal policy is critical to help grow the economy.

It is also critical to be prepared when you have situations overseas which may cost more money and may have effects on the global economy and depressed things.

The problem is that right now, because we have ever spent, over borrow, and have a high national debt, we are unprepared to deal with these issues in a way that we could have in the past when our debt levels were lower.

Glad you are here with us.

Our twitter question of the day, as the world focuses on ukraine and gaza, where we ignoring?

Tweet us @bsurveillance.

Domestic issues, other geopolitical issues.


China and japan, etc.

Ex-im -- tweet us @bsurveillance.

A strategy shift at credit suisse after posting the risk really loss in six years.

Credit suisse said it will stop commodities trading.

The fine from the u.s. tax investigation cost more than 2.5 billion dollars.

Apple's iphone launch this fall will be its biggest ever.

The screens will be larger, 4.7 and 5.5 inches.

Apple is asking suppliers for 80

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