China will overtake the US in a decade

Niall Ferguson: China will overtake the US within a decade

Niall Ferguson, historian and author of Civilization, tells Robert Miller that the credit crisis means China's economy will overtake the US much quicker than expected.

China will overtake the US within a decade

Niall Ferguson: US must avoid mistakes made by Britain

Niall Ferguson, historian and author of Civilization, tells Robert Miller that if the US doesn't tackle the budget deficit, defaults are around the corner.

Niall Ferguson US must avoid mistakes made by Britain