Takeouts: financial news, Britain’s hung parliament

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Financial Takeout: Louise Story, Wall Street and finance reporter for The New York Times, joins the show with details of one of the most dramatic half-hours in stock market history. Also, Goldman Sachs braces for their shareholders’ meeting today, as the company loses business from AIG.

U.K. Elections: BBC’s Rob Watson has been reporting on the formation of the new British government following the closest elections in recent history. Britain currently faces a hung parliament; with no party gaining a clear majority, the parties will negotiate this weekend to try to form a coalition government.

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