Treacherous Treasuries (E11)
This week, Venture Capital focuses on the biggest foreign holder of US debt, China and how the instability of the US financial system is making Chinese leaders increasingly nervous. Katie Pilbeam talks about the debt to a Singapore-based investor and Russian billionaire and metals magnate Oleg Deripaska. And staying with the US debt, the host of RT's “Why You Should Care,” Tim Kirby, joins Katie in the studio and explains just that. Our in-house investor Sean Thomas is back to full fitness, but how healthy is his portfolio? We find out! And the lighter that reignited the Olympic torch at the Moscow ceremony has ignited a legal battle, Katie explains. Plus, a surprise guest in the studio – but it's not human!