A Painful Year Ahead for Asia

7:12 PM ET Thu, 1 Jan 2009

The 2009 growth outlook for most of Asia Pacific will likely be quite poor, says James McCormack, MD & head of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings. He offers his analysis to Michael Yoshikami, founder, president & chief investment strategist at YCMNet Advisors and CNBC's Martin Soong.