Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Tom Keene, editor-at-large at Bloomberg News,
talks with Mike Schneider about the financial market crisis and the prominent
events of 2008, including the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage market, the
U.S. government's efforts to remove illiquid assets from the banking system
through the Troubled Asset Relief Program and financial adviser Bernard
Madoff's alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme.