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>> coming up on "bloomberg best ," and earthshaking election result sets up after effects. >> the trump slump followed by the trump jump. michael: a donald trump presidency has become reality. we gather immediate reactions and long-term productions from all corners of the business and financial world. >> i believe equities and emerging markets will do fine. the reaction of the mexican peso been overdone. >> there is a long way to go. michael: highlights from another
batch of earnings reports. >> we have been eyes wide open about what is going on in the television business overall. aims foralibaba another record sales call on singles day. it is all straight ahead on "bloomberg best." michael: hello, and welcome. i am michael mckee. ," your "bloomberg best weekly review of the most important business news, analysis, and interviews from bloomberg television around the world. throughout this week, of course, the u.s. presidential election was the dominant story, beginning on monday when markets surged on a wave of apparent good news for candidate hillary clinton. fbi lot of focus on this investigation, and the impact is
evident across the asian trading day and other asset classes. >> it is indeed -- what a difference the letter from the fbi could make to the markets. we see this risk on rally. >> some of the last polls show hillary clinton maintaining a moderate lead over donald trump. >> a monster rally after those down days. the s&p is trying to break its nine-day losing streak. >> stocks fishing the session -- every industry group rising after hillary clinton was exonerated again by the fbi. 350let fu: the tao gaining point -- the dow gaining 350 points. for the s&p and the dow, this is the best one-day performance since march 1. to what do you attribute this -- the fbi absolving clinton, or what we do for a bounce? >> it is probably a little bit of both.
financial markets are making crystal clear, they don't want to see a president trump. scarlet: election day is upon us. the s&p 500 posting back-to-back gains -- the s&p up by .4%. it did gain as much as .7%, but haired some of the advance into the close. joe: this comes after yesterday's big up crash, as i like to call it -- surgeon optimism that clinton is going to win these final two days of the elections. mark: there is only one thing to watch today -- trump stuns the world. wisconsin has been called for donald trump. 270 takes an north of the required for the electoral college, effectively leaving him as the only candidate standing.
jon: the market followed -- dollar-in, much stronger. a much weaker mexican peso. and a a risk-on candidate risk-off candidate. for the markets, that was the bias, and the risk off candidate is in the white house. whether a short time the short-term issue becomes -- whether a short-term issue becomes long-term -- how difficult will his policies become reality -- with before his policies to become reality? megan: not only will donald trump take the presidency, but he will do it with a republican senate and republican house. that is one thing that i did not think was priced into the market, not because of the panic driven market we see now, but being able to an ad copy a sense of legislation. >> european markets have been opening as he has been speaking.
london coming initially in further down than it is now. the stoxx 600 is down by 2.31%. let's get details on what exactly we have been seen in the market as we have been listening to donald trump, the president-elect of the united states. the market heard something in the speech that he liked. what was it? >> i think it was conciliatory -- that was a good thing. if the structure spending is a good thing from an economy perspective. the market now is beginning to realize that perhaps with a republican clean sweep, fiscal policy may be a reality. we are one minute and 10 seconds away from the opening valley new york city. the story in europe looks like this -- we were down as much as two full percentage points and more in today's session, and then we raced all the losses on the day. the stoxx 600 unchanged on the day. a remarkable turnaround for european equities. a remarkable turnaround for .utures as well, alix
down 5% at one point. now down just pointed percent. alix: investors learned from brexit -- it took a while for stocks to recover, but the by the dip mentality very strong. jon: a much more resilient risk asset. scarlet: the day after election day, u.s. equities rally more than 1%. the dow flirted with a record high, briefly eclipsing its all-time closing high. stunning reversal from a we saw in the immediate wake of the results. futuresoint today, dow worth 6.5% higher than they were at midnight last night. also an amazing day in the world of government bonds. talk about with saw. let's look at an intraday chart of the 10-year. the 10-year yield closer to 2%. came on they
program and said there would be a recession, yet people are buying stocks and getting out of safety access. -- assets. why? >> markets are hoping we have a more than nine candidate that part -- benign president than we did candidate. we had some sector released today -- pharma, financials -- it is going to continue. i can try to rationalize it. jonest: the dow industrial average closing at a record high, gaining more than 200 points. a solid rally. tao two surge on the days in a row, but the s&p -- dow two days in a row, but the s&p going nowhere. beenet: they have performing well because downtown has promised to rollback
regulation on these industries. industrials another big winner. if a structure spending he has promised being priced into the sector. joe: one of the oldest cliches of all markets is markets hate uncertainty. with trump, there is so much uncertainty. we are not know his policy stance, how things will play out. why don't we see more anxiety, frankly, on the part of the market, these big unknowns? >> uncertainty does not necessarily mean bad things. we talked about in the structure, a steeper curve in the health care sector. the market focused on those things. when trump made his acceptance speech, he talked about infrastructure, and those days are coming. that is why this is not a trend to the upside, but a trend of volatility. we have seen upset moves. there will be negatives, too. >> as this wild week comes down,
here to share his comments is mike regan. one of the trends we have been talking about is the dow jones industrial average outperformance versus the nasdaq, but we were talking about some of the best .erformers goldman sachs is the biggest contributor to gains this week in the dow. mike: this is the biggest irony of the week. goldman was cast as the villain in this election -- hillary clinton getting paid to speak there. a major criticism of her. donald trump -- his last ad had lloyd blankfein portrayed as one of the big corporate villains out there, yet here we see far and away goldman being the biggest contributor, adding about 170 points to the dow. julie: that is right. note -- theeresting main questionnaire getting from clients is the corporate tax cuts. trump wants to drastically lower
the corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%. goldman says that alone could double the growth in s&p 500 earnings next year from the prediction of 10% to 20%. we honestly will stand a good chance of running a good -- bigger deficit mean a greater supply of treasuries to be sold. treasury yields rising stronger this week -- longer-term, especially 30 and 10-year. it is a good sign for banks. that is why financial shares are far and away the leaders of the market. it begs the question what does that mean for the rest of the economy as interest rates go up? ahead, much more discussion of the u.s. election, including insights from wilbur ross, bill gross, and others, on what investors can expect from a trump presidency. plus advice for the new president from larry summers. larry: there is a big difference between an adverb and a plan. michael: next, global perspectives of the economic politicalamerica's
michael: this is "bloomberg best ." i am michael mckee. donald trump campaigned on fierce principles of populism and protectionism, but in his first days as president-elect he struck a more moderate and conciliatory tone. as he prepares to take the helm of the u.s. economy, donald trump should the world expect? it was a topic of vigorous debate this week on bloomberg television. >> what are you telling clients today? >> donald trump in his campaign has had a message about more protectionism, so in the european open, i think we will be watching very closely, for example, how the european consumer stocks start to react
if they face greater protectionism. in the united states, we will be watching managed-care companies because if donald trump and his administration rollback what is commonly known as obamacare, that would impact those stocks as well. if we pay that to what we heard -- pivot to what we heard this morning and a clear market reaction to that -- we heard jobs. .e heard infrastructure build so, i think that adding fiscal stimulus to what we believe to be a support of -- supportive monetary policy can make the one over the six-month term where equities take uncertainty, process it, and we could end higher in six months. vonnie: does it change anything on when said hikes rate -- fed
hikes rates? >> before, the probability was 80%, 90% of it it is now 50% or lower. the uncertainty regarding trade and fiscal policy -- a lower stock market, a week emerging market -- all of that would add up to say no change at the meeting next month. i think the path of rates was already very flat and shallow. so, it is very unlikely much will happen in terms of the fed. francine: i have the function -- in eight hours it went from 80% from -- 80% to 51.2%. -- iot surprised as it is am surprised it is not at 20%. mr. major: there is unknown. my view is consistent -- the fed cannot hike by much anyway, and
this uncertainty pushes out the path of rate hikes. tom: i am most curious if you think trump populism is an export item of the united states of america? are we going to see what we witnessed in the last 24 hours -- will we see it across italy, france, other nations? >> i think the italian referendum is an extremely complicated thing, and i am not quite sure populism is exactly the thing that will play there. i think the country that will be anxious is france because up until now everybody in france has said, just as all informed said,ns in america have trump cannot win. marine le pen cannot win. i think it will be asking themselves if that is so certain. the french will be nervous. germans, probably less so. jon: i just wonder how the dollar trades now.
has it become a political currency for the time being as far as ages bc is concerned? -- hsbc is concerned? >> you have been out on the head. the dollar is political currency. we have the eu referendum in italy coming up in december. if you talk about brazil politics, turkey politics, south africa politics, where is it that you talk about economics? politics is the new economics, and the u.s. is absolutely no exception to that. collectionrump's victory is giving china watchers a new worry -- a threat of the trade war between the two biggest economies. the president-elect has about to impose new tariffs. become this take time before all of that comes clear. we see the campaign rhetoric. the execution is a different scenario. scenario -- even if he does not go as high as
45%, that would be a clear negative for chinese exporters an american exporters within china. of course, that has china's economy and it is a clear negative for not just china, but the global economy. >> it would be one of the worst things, stem the idea that globalization and critics are winning. >> it is one thing for the u.s. to go out and unilaterally slapped tariffs on a trading power, which donald trump has promised to do. it is unlikely china would not respond. i could respond and take the hit to growth, just highly unlikely, or they could respond and let the yuan we can. -- we can. >> i think it would move into depreciation of the japanese y policy is to promote domestic employment, so the slow
depreciation of the u.s. dollar, and slower appreciation of the japanese yen would continue. would more rate hikes from the fed -- how would that affect japan and in pticular, the yen ? been incorporated in the market participants so that a rate hike in december would not really change the trend of the markets. >> emerging markets, stocks are trading higher today as investors try to position for a trump presidency. where does the money move to? >> the money moving at the moment, caroline -- into risk, stocks. we had a trump's love yesterday, followed by the trump jump, or recovery -- trump slump
yesterday, followed by the trump jump, or recovery yesterday. proceed in asia have not been in that mode. most of the currencies are weaker today might possibly because of the trump's on trade deals with asia. >> is there a commodity sector, and will trump -- will commodity indexes do better? that seems to be the way the market is seeing this. if trump will be positive for stimulus, and we see a recovery in demand looking to for an export markets, that will help the big commodity-exporting countries. off: global bonds selling for a second day after the surprise victory wiped the market yesterday on concerns of a surge of inflation. what happened? >> they did so for about four
hours on the flight to quality trade. i think markets quickly recognized this is, first of all, expansionary. the stimulus affects will be big and the inflation impacts of either trade protectionism or just growth out right be quite significant. i think what you are also saying here is a real shift, and we are talking -- we have talked about this before -- from traditional, quantitative easing that we have been saying, other forms of monetary policy, to fiscal policy. as is not the way we plan for it to happen. u.s. spread. the does that continue to widen? james: we think it does. there are things to point out -- term rhenium, as measured by the yield curve, was depressed. it had room to move higher. inflation was deemed to be more or less dead. --h that more or less dead,
michael: you are watching "bloomberg best." i am michael mckee. former u.s. treasury secretary larry summers was one of the experienced figures we spoke with about the possibility of a that prospect of a donald trump presidency. david westin asked him what advice he has for a president elect. secretary summers: the most important thing he can do is to recognize there is a big difference between an adverb and a plan, and that he needs to propose serious and concrete plans to address the major economic concerns that are so clear to so many americans.
he needs to surround himself with capable people -- with extensive experience, and he needs to recognize that governing is about analysis. it is about judgment. -- itnot simply aboutran is not simply about ranting and expressing dissatisfaction. i do welcome and applaud his commitment to a substantial and sustained program to renew our nation's infrastructure, which i think does offer the potential of supporting job creation in the short run, more importantly supporting and expanding the economy's capacity in the medium -run, and i think that could be an important point of common ground for many people. but, unless there is a clear americans are
welcomed, and part of his vision of a prosperous america, and that all nations are part of his vision of a prosperous world, i do not think he is likely to succeed in creating the prosperity we all seek. david: what about tax changes -- tax reform. your talk about reform of the tax structure. are you encouraged by his commitment to address that issue? sec. summers: i think there are tax reforms that could make an important contribution to our economy. if those tax reforms primarily constitute reductions in tax burdens for very high income americans, i think they are unlikely to make a substantial contribution to increasing our prosperity. i do not think the blueprint he laid out during the campaign is
a promising starting point for discussions of tax reform, though i certainly recognize many president's thinking has evolved as the reality of governing came to them. but, indiscriminate and large scale taxcutting of the kind that was contained in his campaign plan, which would open up staggering new opportunities for tax sheltering would, i believe, be very inconsistent with our national economic interests. michael: still to come on bloomberg -- still to come on "bloomberg best" we look at news beyond the election, including earned -- earnings reports. still ahead, business leaders tell us what they think about donald trump's policy plan, and where they are thinking about putting their money now that he
for them. we spoke with a number of business leaders and prominent investors about their plans and productions, starting with colony capital's tom barrett. david: you are not only a trump supporter, but also a shrewd investor. so, today, how do you invest your money now that we know it is president-elect trump? mr. barrett: i have been saying this the last eight hours -- by the dip. equities -- if you look at brexit, the opportunity this morning is equities. tomorrow, it might be something else. today, i think equities are the place to be. david: any particular sector -- what will benefit the most? broadly, if you go to a globalization base with a secular focus, industrialization things that have been ignored --
caterpillar tractor. it has been beat up for so many years, and people are overlooking it, thinking you do not have emerging market action, growth and international basis that i would not be surprised if those industries get an uplift that is unexpected. >> tom was saying earlier his signal was by the dip. what would be your call? >> i think it is ridiculous there is a selloff. with republicans having control of the senate and the house, trump's tax program should sail through the house because it is similar to the house program. instead of people thinking there is more uncertainty, there is less uncertainty. there is good uncertainty. where there would have been uncertainty, if hillary clinton were elected, can you imagine if she became president and you had a republican house and senate?
that would've been the reason for the market to selloff because that would have been a mess. this will be far, far better by any comparison. >> what you think the market is pricing into longer yields -- growth and inflation, the gdp growth and 25 million added jobs donald trump has promised, or perhaps nothing less than that, or the expectation we will seek additional supply flood the market with deficit spending? supposedly, that goes together, deficit spending and growth. erik: not quit suddenly. -- gross know: shovel-ready mr. gross: no, shovel ready type things. they usually go together. i think it will force longer rates higher, even in the face .f a very cautious fed
i think we are approaching, as i said, a point where the curve does not steepen and -- very much further, simple because we have questions as to how much deficit spending -- we have questions -- the biggest question is will these measures, whether they are regulatory, spending, tax-related -- will these measures really make a difference in terms of u.s. growth? you know, to my way of thinking, the structural arguments still hold sway in terms of demographics, in terms of deleveraging, in terms of technology displacing labor, etc. it is not necessarily a slam dunk, despite the fact it public and have all three houses. >> i think the situation really is in any economy, a free enterprise system, you cannot have what we went through with obama with eight years of gridlock, but more importantly,
where the perception is that the government is at war with business. you told me the last time we spoke that you were more hedged then you have ever been before, are you taking those hedges off today on the basis of the trump win. themcahn: i took some of off last night, but i'm not telling you this market will run away on the upside. there is no question -- what about the problems because donald is coming in january. there are a number of problems in our economy. i think the zero rate interest rate are a problem. look, i am not telling you overnight this is a complete change, but i think it is a major step in the right direction. >> this is the same thing reagan did, lower taxes, and deregulate.
>> let's get to some of the energy policies and dig deeper -- with instructions on energy to open up federal lands to drill. from where you sit, do you see producer demand for that kind of land? >> sure. there are prospects on federal lands, and people have development plans, and things like that. you cannot work if they won't give you a permit for three years. efforts,uplication thank you -- federal regulators and state regulators overlapping. there is no need of that. one agency or the other -- state regulators can do the job just fine. i think it will be good for equities. i think bonds, probably, will be under slightly more pressure, but certainly for equities, i think he will be good, but as
usual, it is choosing the right equities, rather than a broad market. >> are there any parts of the market that you are can -- you are concerned about, martin? martin: i suppose the issue might be protecting asian -- protection, or return to more protectionism because i agree there is no such thing as free markets. you have to look at which countries might be disadvantaged by that, and which might benefit from it? -- benefit from it. that is how i would look at it on a country level on this occasion rather than a stock level. >> what does it mean, martin -- are you worried about china, mexico, overall about most emerging markets? martin: i think emerging markets are doing fine, and i think we have seen sentiment return to positive there, and flows coming
back into emerging markets. sadly not into our fronts, which are closed, but i am happy with emerging markets, happy with india -- the sort of countries. i think mexico will be -- i think the reaction of the mexican peso is probably being overdone because i think, again, what was said during the campaign and what will happen afterwards are two different things. stuff trumpout the said that is outlined -- let's assume he backs off the trade war, the crazier things -- you still are going to have potentially bigger transformation in the role of the federal government that we had under reagan. jon: that is the policy -- talk about the market fallout --what do you make of the reaction? is it the right reaction? ratner: it is the right reaction in the short run because if trump were to get what he wants, it is what people
like larry summers seven pushing for -- it would create product -- demand for the products. second, it will be a business from the administration. i do not want to say it is going to be a christmas tree, but businesses will be down there getting the regulatory relief they want. in the short run, this is good for business. longer run -- 5.8 joined dollars in tax cuts, it is probably not great for business. the market is not acting irrationally, but there is a long way to go still. >> i believe equities and emerging markets will do fine because the u.s. economy will be doing fine, and the u.s. administration will take a very practical approach in their negotiations with mexico, china, all these other countries. >> right, mark, but what about trade -- trade is one of the
sticking points. a lot of these exports from emerging markets will be weakened and we saw yesterday and today central banks from india and indonesia stepping in to stabilize their currencies. mr. mobius: it is a good question, but these emerging markets will depend more on their domestic market. commodities, i believe, will continue to rise, recover, which will be good for some emerging markets -- not all. that i believe from a point of view of the administration's stance in the u.s., i think it will be more practicality than a blanket situation with exports and imports. ttpcine: do you assume that is dead in the water, and overall free trade will be much more complicated? mr. mobius: definitely, it will be much more complicated.
michael: you are watching "bloomberg best." i am michael mckee. time to look at the top stories beyond the u.s. presidential election, beginning with a significant earnings report from the european banking sector. bank,ne: europe's biggest hsbc, which is tied to combat the brexit effect, posting a surprise profit, a 7% rise in the third-quarter adjusted pretax rise from the previous quarter. how much is down to the tax cuts? the taxcutting and lower loan impairment. the beat was on the cost side.
it cut a lot of jobs, got out of a lot of businesses. you'll saw it close the sale of the brazilian business this quarter, which gave it a capital boost. hsbc deftly getting smaller. reportedr second-quarter earnings that rose 8% as lower fares help the company survey record number of passengers this summer. the airline also said it plans to offer a share buyback. should we be confident you are sticking to the full-year guidance given all we have seen from the airline sector, and the difficulties the pound has produced, or should we be concerned that the jump in profits is not as big as what we have seen in the previous jobs and profits? environment, tough and we're going strong -->> it is a tough environment, and we sales.ting stronger on i think these are tough times, but ryanair is doing very well in tough times as people trade
down to lower fares. >> shares and commonwealth bank are lower after they announced earnings a short time ago. how were the numbers for australia's biggest bank? cashnumbers were -- from cba as we have had from the other three major australian banks. net interest markets are shrieking. millions are up to $322 for commonwealth bank. the tier one ratio 9.4%. this is a trading update from commonwealth bank, so it is not a full set of results. they run on a different calendar to the other three big banks, but an outsized move. shares up 1% after a bright start, and you wonder how much
better the asx might be as well. commonwealth making up nearly 10% of the index. >> reporting better than expected profit, with local wireless internet business bringing in cash for the copy. sprint's revival and steady earnings gave the telecom company a boost. peter, what are your big takeaways about softbank's operations based on the number we have seen this quarter? peter: typically, the softbank operations are the lisa jackson part of the plans. we see operations are stabilizing -- are the least part of softbank's plants. sprint was in crisis mode for a couple of years actually, and it looks like there were signs of improvement there. they continue to add net subscribers, which is a step in the right direction. revenue has declined. that spooked investors a little bit in the u.s.. the key thing here is softbank
is becoming more of an investment company, and it was set in the conference call that he will spend more of his time focusing on investments. the canadian drugmaker is cutting its annual profit forecast after posting a third -quarter loss. what took investors by surprise were comments from the cfo who warned there could be more surprises. when it comes to that comment, there could be more surprises -- it is not as if the cfo said negative surprises, but that is how investors interpreted it. >> right. he said this in the middle of in earnings call without other details. it's is a company that we know is facing several investigations. shares are falling. they are trying to turn it around. they have a new ceo that came in in may. in the midst of all of this, when there was the expectation from analysts they would cut guidance anyway, to have the new cfo say we have surprises on the
way here anyway, sit tight -- that through people off. matt: what is going well for valeant? what does bill ackman see that will work right? : well, the retention rate of the sales force is 94%. matt: so people are not quitting anymore. jared: yeah, so there is that. emily: disney shares are moving after hours. they are higher post-market after reporting fourth-quarter results. the company said it was heard by lower ad sales and cable tv networks, including its largest business, espn. >> there are questions about the subscriber level for espn and reduction in the subscribers. and you bring us up to speed on where that stands -- at what rate are you losing subscribers -- is that continuing? >> we have been eyes wide open, i will call it, about what is going on in the taliban business -- television business overall. people are consuming in
different ways coming in new places. mobile has become really important, for instance. we were candid a year ago about what we had been seen at the espn subs.ing we saw it. -- reductions. a lot of it came from bundles that did not have espn in them. we decided we would embark on a campaign to make sure espn was included in any new, like bunches that launched. -- bundles that launched. with the deals shooters to make sure espn is included with some of the packages that come out. while there are challenges, we believe there are solutions or answers to some of the questions people had about what is going on with espn, and we feel good about our prospects. it is another record -breaking single day for
alibaba, the biggest online shopping day of the year in china. by midafternoon, they had already beaten the sales mark by more than $13 billion. >> they have ramped up sales with more than 15 billion dollars, breaking the record of 13.3 billion they racked up in 2013. we still have three and a half hours to go. big numbers. it underlines and underscores why we see international companies getting on board with the extravaganza puts black monday -- black friday and cyber monday in the shade. the shopping festival is also a litmus test on the health of the chinese consumer, who we have seen remains bullish. 10.7%.sales were up the numbers we see today seems to suggest china's consumers remain confident despite the overall slowdown in the chinese economy. every in china
about what president trump will mean for them? -- is there concerning in china about what president trump will mean for them? >> if he does go ahead and push through these tariffs he promised on the campaign trail -- we heard from chinese media -- editorial that if that was to happen china would respond and prepare for a trade war. ♪
joe: i am looking at a new function on the bloomberg. scarlet often starts to show looking at the global macro monitor, giving a picture of bonds, commodities, stocks around the world. we also have a country macro monitor looking at individual countries. know, there are about 30,000 functions on the bloomberg, and we enjoy showing you our favorites on the bloomberg television. here is another function you uic go --d useful -- q it will take you to our quick takes when you get information on timely topics. here is a quick take this week. >> almost every poll fail to predict donald trump winning the presidency over hillary clinton.
>> the polls were wrong, dramatically. >> brexit polls. >> the posters have it wrong again. >> the 2014 u.s. congressional election polls. >> where did the white house and the democrats get this wrong question my >> the polls in greece, scotland -- wrong and wrong. in any election year, if you watch cable news -- >> according to a new poll. the latest wave of swing state polling. >> they are referenced as if they are gospel, but every poll needs to be taken as a grain of salt, but it is that with a grain of salt, and it can lead -- with a grain of salt, and all aggregators showed donald trump trailing hillary clinton through the last month, to take a step back. scientific polling started with one man in 1932 -- george gallup, who conducted a poll for his mother-in-law who was running to be secretary of state in iowa.
his polling was accurate, and she won, but he still got predictions wrong. remember this headline -- one of the biggest election headline blunders of all time was the result of ink -- incorrect polls. measures were refined. today, there is gallup, reuters,, quinnipiac, even yours truly -- bloomberg -- conducts them. the list goes on and on, but it is getting harder and harder to trust their accuracy. one reason, the cell phone. the cause of a ban on cell phone auto dialing. manually,must be made but snarling time-consuming, but expensive. also, since anyone receiving a call on their cell phone can see who is coming, they tend to not answer. 6% response rate in 1997, 30 -- 36%. in 2012, 9%. low response rates say it is harder to get responses.
aty are more likely to look aggregations of polls like those created by 538, as they do not focus on one poll. here is the argument -- there is a lot of work to be done to find out why keep missing the mark. poster say more time is needed to adjust sampling techniques in the mobile phone eric using the using the- phone, dynamics. they point to polls that offer gift cards or cash in advance. the meantime, something bad polls are good for democracy, a suggestion that more people might vote if they did not think the results were preordained. michael: that is one of the many quick takes you can find on the bloomberg. you can also find them on bloomberg.com, along with all the latest is this news and analysis 24 hours a day. that will be all for "bloomberg best" this week.
>> what did you feel that there was a glass ceiling? kenneth: there were people that told me, i do not think i can be do not think -- do not think a black person could be ceo. i said i cared a great deal about them and their families. david: somebody bought a work of art. was that to get points? do you ever leave home without your american express card? kenneth i never leave home : without it. and when i leave home, it is always with me. >> would you fix your tie, please question mark