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Bloomberg
Jun 5, 2017 10:00am EDT
-known mushy people, ronald reagan, henry kissinger, and james baker, george w. bush, regularly used the concept of the community of nations as what the united states was trying to uphold. when we step away from that, our adversaries have to suspect that we're going to do less for other nations. other nations are going to feel more strongly that they have to take matters in their own hands. and we saw that experiment. we saw that experiment after the first world war when nations pulled away from each other. when the united states didn't join the league of nations. when britain and france stood for maximizing repa racials from germany rather -- reparation from germany rather than trying to create some kind of internationalcies tefment this is a potentially catastrophic philosophy. and it comes at a home when we have the very serious terror threats that you talked about, and i suspect ultimately more consequential we have the challenge of integrating into the global system arising china. my colleague, graham, at harvard has an important new book out on the trap talking about the diffic
Bloomberg
Dec 12, 2016 10:00am EST
for doing it and george soros paid a big fine. however, it isn't an obvious at all. in the u.s., or prosecutors have vigorously pursued insider-trading cases, there is defining what constitutes insider trading and what doesn't. there are also huge variance in penalties, with a maximum two years of jail time in france, with a maximum of 20 in the u.s. or south korea. the decision restored some, but not all of the levers lost by when anors in 2014, appeals court in new york narrow the definition of insider trading and made it harder to bring cases. it became a crime in the u.s. through judicial interpretation of a 1934 law aimed at cleaning up the 19 29 stockmarket crash. one of the most famous cases made a household name of ivan boesky, who was thought to be part of the inspiration for the character gordon gekko in the ." 7 film "wall street legislation against the practice until the 1990's. but after 2013 scandals embroiled prominent firms. the argument is that insider trading proponents contend it allows information to be incorporated into stock prices quickly, making the more accu
Bloomberg
Oct 17, 2016 12:00pm EDT
? once bush was elected? true, butt's entirely george w. bush had some other things that he was dealing with at the time. god forbid we have something like that, he was able to rally the country around. i don't know if we ever really got to see george bush push his agenda in this non-9/11 environment. also, he's not hillary clinton. she comes into the race with so much more animosity and any other presidential candidate before. there were people in the country who never liked her to begin with. the latest polling that tohave here, showing 51% 41%. are you seeing him making inroads with the line of attack he's taken recently? these polls are really hard to read right now. polls,l polls and state they are saying different things. there were two of them out over the weekend. one showed hillary clinton with an 11 point lead. question is -- which one to believe? the one that we know is that he's not making progress among the voters he would need to overcome some of the obstacles that he has. remember, this is not a national election. not like brexit, where the majority wins. this is state-by
Bloomberg
Nov 22, 2016 12:00pm EST
wrong. pointedon the show and out how people were very excited about george w. bush at first and that did not turn out well and they were negative on obama and the last eight years were awesome. they might just have it all wrong. point. is such a good anyone who thinks they know what donald trump will do, you're crazy. people underestimated him so badly in the primaries and the presidency. all of those celebrating, they might not be laughing if , whichteagall comes in is already a possibility. byis anyone offended still the george soros advertisement? >> the thing that came up more than hurt feelings, for example, he said, i'm worried about women in america, immigrants, muslims. those people have been hurt by the thinks donald trump has said, but my family will be fine. >> that says it all. a fantastic read on the bloomberg, available at bloomberg.com. joe weisenthal will be back in about 30 minutes for u.s. stocks are trading at a record high. we will monitor that events. at 2201.00 ♪ hii'm here to tell homeowners that are sixty-two and older about a great way to live a better
Bloomberg
Nov 23, 2016 12:00pm EST
. it was made formal bite president george h.w. bush in 1989. president obama: marriage equality is the law of the land. ofre are many families service members who had empty chairs -- can celebrate with our brave men and women who we welcome home. out of many, we are one. we are bound not by any one race or religion but rather by adherence to a concrete that all of us are treated equal and while accepting our differences and building a diverse society has never been easy, it has never been more important. we are people who look out for one another and get each other's backs. , definedoving forward by values and ideals that have been a light to all humanity we need to see ourselves and each other. for a betteropes future and we lose sight of that sometimes and thinks giving is a good time to remember them. we have a lot more in common than divides us. holidays are also a time when it's more important to reach out for those who need a helping hand. we are judged by how we care for the poor and vulnerable, the sick and the elderly. immigrant and refugee. everybody trying to get a secon
Bloomberg
Feb 16, 2017 12:00pm EST
quickly. any years ago he did serve on the labor relations board under george bush. brought on -- as the u.s. attorney for that southern district in florida, and as assistant attorney general, he had a lot to do with civil rights matters, among other issues, he has spoken out on the rights of muslims in the united states. this was back when he was an appellate judge. a rich history, much of which does not center around labor relations, although we believe he has many published opinions we will be taking a look at. he would be the first hispanic -- would alleviate some of the criticisms a president trump not naming enough hispanics to cabinet positions. vonnie: florida native as well. margaret, thank you. we will be back with you after that press conference, which we will find extremely interesting. we will take you live to that conference when it happens. once again, former assistant attorney general alexander acosta is going to be nominated to the position of labor secretary by the president. in just a few minutes we will bring that conference when it happens. this is bloomberg. ♪ i'v
Bloomberg
Nov 17, 2016 12:00pm EST
presidency with hugo chavez. politics withzed his fiery anti-u.s. rhetoric, saying of george w. bush -- >> yesterday, the devil came here and it smells of sulfur still today. >> chavez nationalized thousands of companies he said were not functioning in the public interest and focused all resources on one thing -- producing oil. this meant almost everything venezuela consumed needed to be imported and he borrowed a lot of foreign money to fund at all. in 2013, the first domino fell and shop has died. fell14, the second domino and the price of oil started to crumble. for 95%of oil accounts of venezuela's export earnings. then venezuela found itself suddenly short on cash. the government responded by falling down to avoid into debt. inflation has surged into the triple digits without an end in site. takenonomic downfall has its toll. the boy for hours to get simple household goods and their misery index is the second highest in the world. it's so bad that food shortages have prompted major riots and the president is bearing them rent of the line. the menstruation to have been held acros
Bloomberg
Dec 12, 2016 12:00pm EST
jail for doing it and george soros paid a big fine, but it is an obvious at all. here's the situation. in the u.s. where prosecutors have vigorously pursued insider trading cases, there is no clear law defining precisely what constitutes insider trading and what does not. there's also a huge variance in penalties with a maximum two years jail time and transfers is 20 in the u.s. and south korea. the u.s. up in court upheld a california conviction that resolved what sort of benefit the insider must receive to constitute a crime. yorkpeals court in new narrow the definition of insider trading and made it hard to bring cases. here's the background. insider trading became a crime in the u.s. through judicial interpretation of 1934 law in the cleaning of markets in the 1929 stock market crash. one of the most famous cases made a household name of ivan boesky, who was thought to be part of the inspiration for the character gordon gekko in the 1987 film "wall street." and the u.k., insider trading became illegal in the 1980's. while legislation was not enacted until the 1990's in germany. th
Bloomberg
Feb 6, 2017 12:00pm EST
through. easier than under obama or even george w. bush. we might be looking back to the reagan era, when it felt like there was very little scrutiny. i mean, that's what they are hoping. vonnie: jeff, i mean, to a certain extent, with very little earnings growth in very little overall macro growth, companies doing deals without demand returns? they have to engineer earnings. exactly. interest rates are still low. we are still in this situation where investors will see a company do it deal and be supportive of it. that someone might break someone is buying something and the shares go up. 10 years ago anyone who was going to spend that money, their shares would get pummeled and they would drop on the day of the announcement, but we don't see that much anymore. vonnie: what about lbo activity? jeff: this is going to stay slow. vonnie: all right, jeff mccracken. coming up, president trump, advising global populism on the markets. we will have a device from the head of global asset allocation, next. this is bloomberg. ♪ ♪ live from bloomberg headquarters i am david gura. going with's get
Bloomberg
Jan 18, 2017 12:00pm EST
opposing sides in the nearly six-year syrian conflict. ankara -- thatr president george h w bush has been hospitalized in houston. a spokesman says he was taken to the hospital on saturday for shortness of breath. mrs. -- mr. brush is said to be responding well to treatment and will be going home soon. the former president is 92. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm emma chandra. this is bloomberg. david? david: the world economic forum is hosting its annual meeting in davos, switzerland this week. schwartzman is also the chairman of donald trump's strategic and policy forum, and erik asked him what he is learning from spending time with the president elect. >> i've come away with the fact time,t's a really busy that he wants to do -- at the end of the day, the right thing for america. wants to improve the economy. flexiblehe's a pretty time, person, when he's presented with information. he'll go to the right place. sometimes a little colorful getting there. an interesting quick study. k: some of the things he
Bloomberg
Dec 27, 2016 12:00pm EST
george w. bush. his responsibilities will include cyber security matters. french authorities are considered a main suspect in the berlin deadly attack. they do not know how he made into france. anri was shot and killed in italy. the secretary-general of the united nations will it end his tenure term in new york times square. park will push a button to start the ball drop that signals the beginning of the year, december 31 is his last day in office. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries, i am courtney donohoe. this is bloomberg. vonnie: thank you for that. a quick check on you as stocks now. you can see we are just above 10% on the dow jones. 500 is 22 69. the nasdaq is up more than half a percent. let's head over to abigail doolittle with more details. abigail: we have many movers and the tech sector. biogenic, higher off the highs. quite a nice, biogenic is up 1.6%. ionis is up more than 3%. it's a drug was approved by the fda. it is upon therefore bio jim, they have marketing rights to the drug. -- it is good n
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2016 12:00pm EST
services during the george w. bush administration. the trump team could still go in another direction. donald trump tells nbc news that he consults with president obama and values his views. from says that he has asked mr. obama about some of his appointments -- trump says that he has asked mr. obama about some of his appointments. the battle over brexit inside the u.k. supreme court went on for a third day as judges decide whether government or parliament has the power to leave britain out of the eu. the supreme court is hearing an appeal against a ruling last month in favor of parliamentary approval. by ministers plan -- prime plans to begin exit measures in march. lawmakers believe the exit is not legally binding. the court decides tomorrow. global news, 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm taylor riggs. this is bloomberg. david g.: thanks very much. on capitol hill today, u.s. lawmakers grilled the ceos of at&t and time warner about how their proposed tieups up could help or hurt consumers. it would own much of the prog
Bloomberg
Dec 15, 2016 12:00pm EST
the last overhaul which was signed by george bush in 2006. global news, 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg. vonnie: thank you. trump,nt-elect donald can he outperform republicans of the recent past question mark our next guest says yes and he has the opportunity to succeed. he has a republican-controlled congress. donald trump remains a mystery in the new administration. soweng us now is thomas ll. the book is -- his book is in its second edition. what is mysterious about donald trump now that we know who his cabinet picks are for the most part? >> i think he has taken a number of positions that have changed. of things thatr had to be walked back sometimes with them the same week. outlines andof his positions but we don't know what he will do. president, ifnt we listen to what he said, we could've expected this would end up as a post-racial society as many expected. in point of fact, racial polarization is worse than it was before. you cannot judge any politician by what his proclaimed goals are. you have
Bloomberg
Nov 21, 2016 12:00pm EST
under george w. bush, korean-american who didn't speaking was when she got to this country. those are just at the top of my head with no notes. it's been dozens and dozens of people who represent all walks of life, both political parties, both genders, different sexual orientations, religion, it's been quite exciting. >> are you going to florida tomorrow or wednesday? when is he returning to new york and can we expect -- [inaudible] ms. conway: he is going tomorrow to have thanksgiving with his family. when shet to determine is going to return. a lot going on. his appointment will come out when he is ready and not a moment sooner. these are big decisions and they should not be read. we are weeks and weeks and weeks ahead of president carter, president reagan, even president obama hadn't appointments by ths point, nor should he be subject to -- i don't think so. no. to be determined. none are scheduled now. >> [inaudible] can you talk about his relationship to his fellow billionaires? [inaudible] >> it is not a hindrance at all. he is the guy that gave way to forgotten manthe or forgot
Bloomberg
Nov 30, 2016 12:00pm EST
trade in verse. george ferguson says that move tends to translate right into jet fuel. he expects this to translate to jet fuel. here are the individual airlines that are trading lower, including united airlines, american airlines, southwestern airlines, and of course jet, all trading lower. they are off of the lows. we go to the bloomberg and take a look at btv 5193, the chart may give us reason to believe the airline could come under continued pressure. this is a 16 year chart, and in blue, we have oil and and white, we have the airline index. we street -- we see a strong relationship, definitely chu in 2008. the airline index absolutely traded lower. in 2015 at 2016, as crude oil crashed lower, the airline index now, someher but expecting the oil could trade higher gold, trading to about 55 per barrel but this could put the airline under pressure. david: this morning, the details of the deal started to immerse. spoke totin alix steel the global head of the commodity research at goldman sachs and asked them to weigh in on the deal. >> our view was that we expected a deal and a k
Bloomberg
Dec 2, 2016 12:00pm EST
this christy in the george washington bridge lane closing trial. notionge dismissed the by a former firefighter who brought the complaint in october. he alleges christie failed to order support and's bridge active lanes in 2013. the state-sponsored hackers who unleashed a digital bomb against the parts of saudi arabia's government over the last two weeks have damaged computer systems at the saudi central bank. that is according to people briefed on the strike. the attacks targeted at least six government entities with a computer killing malware. it appeared to come from iran, but the investigation is still in its early stages. that determination could change. . global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am emma chandra. this is bloomberg. you so much.k coming up, an exclusive interview with mexico's central bank governor. he is leavingit appeared to comy for a new job. we will hear from him next. this is bloomberg. ♪ scarlet: -- oliver: yesterday mexico's central bank announced that the governor believe his post nex
Bloomberg
Nov 7, 2016 10:00am EST
george washington bridge scandal cost him the vice presidency. he was reportedly runner-up to be donald trump's vice presidential choice. allieschristie's former were convicted friday for their role in the bridge closure. iraqi officials say separate attacks in different suburbs of the capital have killed at least 14 people and wounded 43 others. the attacks took place in southern baghdad. it comes during a massive government pushed to drive isis from mosul. wherea may is in india she clashed with an indian leader over immigration. modhi wants the u.k. to take in more students who wants to study here. may supports the policy of requiring indian students to return home once their studies are finished. indian students studying in the u.k. to fall by 50%. a thirdrtega has won term as president. initial returns show him what 71% of the vote. wasics say the election unfairly tilted against the opposition. his administration has been buoyed by low levels of violence. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am erik johnson. t
Bloomberg
Jul 19, 2017 10:00am EDT
kkr yesterday. -- firm appointed two copresidents. the likely successors to henry and george. what would you tell me about them and how it's going to change the way the firm does business? >> i would say it's not going to change the way the firm does business at all. henry and george are still completely committed to the business and the firm. it does freedom of for working this leaders is like myself and keeping the culture of the firm. i think that's quite positive in terms of how henry and george continued to spend their time and overseeing all of the investment activity at a leadership level. with respect to the day-to-day operations i think this is awesome for the firm because it gives both joe and scott an opportunity to get the rhythm of the global footprint in the firm in the rhythm of running a very large and dynamic organization. i am reporting directly to scott and joe and i think that's a reaffirmation of the franchise. erik: thank you for spending time with me. that's ralph rosenberg, global head of real estate at kkr. vonnie: thank you for bringing us that interview.
Bloomberg
Sep 20, 2017 10:00am EDT
carlyle? i did not personally pay him, but we have had president george bush, president jimmy ,arter, president clinton we have had presidents at all our conferences. i do not know what the payment arrangements were, but he was happy with how we handle that. he is very well-versed on every issue. erik: tell me what he said? david: he said he felt he had job to help the business community. when he came into office, the recession was deep, and he got out of the recession with a lot of job creation. + given the kind of -- erik: given the kind of criticism hillary clinton face andgetting paid speeches the regrets she has now, should former presidents be paid to speak? a modest pension from the u.s. government, that is that, and they have their offices paid. they do not have a there in teen salary. he will have to make a living, and there is nothing wrong with being paid for speeches, just like you're being paid to interview me. is there anything wrong with that? david: it is -- erik: it is how i earn a living. david: people have to learn all -- earn a living. i do not think you would go
Bloomberg
Feb 15, 2017 12:00pm EST
committee did work on this subject and researchers at george mason recently published a paper on the benefit and cost of a higher bank leverage ratio. how do we get to the right number? should it be 5%? 10% in the choice act? 23.5% as proposed by the minneapolis fed president? there is quite a range there and i don't expect you to say a number today, but can't you agree that a cost-benefit analysis could help us more capitalely require that ? i will start with that question. chair yellen: i do agree in appropriateh the standard, we are weighing cost and benefit, the benefit of a lower probability of a financial crisis that has incredibly high cost against the cost of slightly higher intermediation and borrowing costs and as you three was basel partly informed by the committee analysis of the cost and benefits and the federal reserve participated in producing that analysis and i think it did inform our views as to what a reasonable level of capital requirements would be. the minneapolis fed study that you mentioned also contains cost-benefit analysis and draws the line. rep. royce: fr
Bloomberg
Nov 29, 2016 12:00pm EST
decision, she ran the labor department under george w. bush. the transition team said she met with the incoming president last week and discussed labor and transportation policies. thousands of people in eastern tennessee have been forced to evacuate as wildfires encroached on several towns, the fires threatened dollywood. officials estimate that 100 homes have been damaged or destroyed in the flames, more than 20 wildfires burning throughout the southeast. investigators in the country of columbia trying to determine why a jet carrying a brazilian soccer team crashed into a hillside with six of the 81 people surviving. team -- was flying a the plane was flying a team to a championship game in medellin. before the crash, the crew reported an electrical malfunction, one survivor said the plane ran out of fuel. this is bloomberg. david: let's get back to the bond market. ten-year treasury yields have verizon significantly since the election -- have risen since the election. joining us is the head of fixed income at raymond james. the bull market question, are you calling a finish to it? >
Bloomberg
Nov 14, 2016 12:00pm EST
lot like what we saw during the george w. bush administration in terms of antitrust enforcement. but i would say, in response to that call from the client, is that it depends a lot on your industry. is your deal global? do we need to worry about space? it depends on a lot of factors before you decide on a given deal. >> let's look back little bit. i remember in 2009 when obama became president there was a lot of noise about greater antitrust authorities and a lot more scrutiny. christine varney made a lot of noise about it that it didn't seem like we saw as much until, say, 2013. why did it take so long for that administration to be more strict? >> i think that was the perception. what changed then was that bill there was appointed to be the head. >> he was more aggressive. >> one of the main differences that i see is these big rock cases. know theour viewers way antitrust works often is by settling cases. but when the government doesn't like where things are going, they have to decide, are we going to settle this case or go to trial? the bushhat early in administration, they had broug
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