Guest Host: Susan Page

F-D-I-C Chair Sheila Bair says now is the time to address the root causes of the economic meltdown: what she thinks is needed to restore confidence in the U-S financial sector and analysis of different strategies being considered to improve the health of U.S. banks and encourage new lending.


  • Michael Greenberger professor, University of Maryland Law School; director, Center for Health and Homeland Security; and former senior regulator, Commodities Futures Trading Commission.
  • Steve Verdier SVP, Independent Community Bankers of America
  • Eugene Ludwig founder and CEO, Promontory Financial Group former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Vice Chair of Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank.
  • Sheila Bair Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation


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