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Bloomberg
Mar 6, 2017 2:00pm EST
president trump's revised travel ban. , bloombergime around intelligence analyst george ferguson believes that this has more to do with delta revising versus yields to the lower end of the range and investors are somewhat disappointed on that. george ferguson thinks that the airlines right now are a little bit optimistic about ayers. and that pressure could -- about fares. and that pressure could fall in the future. >> thank you so much, abigail. let's check in on bloomberg first word news this afternoon. mark crumpton will probably not be discussing franzen. mark: president trump signed a new executive order on travel. press secretary sean spicer tweeted this picture of the president signing the document. the order will restrict entry to the u.s. by people from six predominantly muslim countries. iraq is no longer on that list. syrian refugees will be treated the same as other refugees. effect march 16 and last 90 days. the administration says the new order was needed to address urgent security. according to a draft seen by bloomberg news. the communicating will be negotiated. back in ju
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
Nov 2, 2016 10:00am EDT
andresidents statyed presidential hopefuls state including ted kennedy, the caucus, george h.w. bush. the list goes on. vonnie: is its history buffs who seek out these properties or do they market it to anyone? james: real estate agents with certainly argue it does add value, but i think that there is trick that george washington slept here. anyone in new england can claim some sort of historical providence. a lot of these places i mentioned have a much more direct connection, and i think that history rubs off a little bit on the value of the property. nejra: we have to leave it there, but it is a fascinating story. i urge everyone to read it. thanks to james. you can read more about luxury at bloomberg for your destination for the finer things in life. coming up, a pound power. certainly continues to gain against the dollar. we will continue this with a top ethics strategist at ing. that is next, and this is bloomberg. ♪ vonnie: it's 11:00 in new york. 3:00 in london. 11:00 in hong kong. i'm vonnie quinn. nejra: i'm nejra cehic in for mark barton. welcome to bloomberg markets. ♪ vonn
Bloomberg
Aug 24, 2017 2:00pm EDT
gathering for the tracks and whole summits -- jackson hole summit. asked george if more rate hikes would be premature with inflation below the fed's target. >> i think about our mandate, which is price stability. relative to an economy growing at 2% and adding jobs, i think we are in a pretty good place. we still have accommodative monetary policies. that tells me we should begin to gradually be removing that accommodation. as long as the outlook supports that we are moving in the right direction. i think we are. michael: that suggests you are in favor of another rate move? esther: it shall we put that together is a new opportunity to look at the data. i will look at it in the next excess we get ready for the september meeting and see if it still makes sense. i think there is still opportunity to do that. end of the year, not necessarily in september? er: no, i think it is a general sense of where we should go. michael: to what extent is inflation a lagging indicator? it develops curve broken -- is the phillips curve broken? what happened to inflation? many people are setting that issue.
Bloomberg
Jul 27, 2017 10:00am EDT
discuss it is george, head of fixed income strategy. george, relatively soon, does that mean an announcement in september, and maybe some action in october? there are a lot of sticking point in september. it could influence the fed's decision for a start in q4. but they almost in the opposite of what they did in 2013. they put out all of that ahead of time before pulling the trigger. you talk about positioning, this cycle of being in an anomaly. let's cut to the chase. what does it mean for trade? what should we buy as a result of that? george: it is a function of buy and sell. there are a lot of relative i opportunities throughout this. in the treasury space and beyond -- opportunities throughout this period, in the treasury space and beyond. we had been living in a world where investors have not had to hedge for two way risk. that will cause volatility over the course of time. the first three months may seem like a snoozer because they will go slow, but we do think that is a look towards next year, they are going to be putting a lot of paper back into the system. the private s
Bloomberg
Aug 9, 2017 10:00am EDT
george w. bush say are their greatest achievement while running the u.s. we will have that story next. this is bloomberg. ♪ mark: this is "bloomberg markets ." i mark barton with vonnie quinn in london. vonnie: this week, we hear what former presidents bill clinton and george w. bush had to say about their biggest accomplishments while they were occupying the white house. >> what would you say in your 8 years you were most proud of having done? >> i was most proud that when i left office, we had the broadest period of shared prosperity in 50 years. the bottom 20% income in percentage terms, and nobody was mad at anybody. it was shared across racial and religious and regional lines. did abolished inequality? no. you cannot in a market society, but at least we found a way to have more shared prosperity, including three budget surpluses. >> what would you say in your 8 years? president bush: my daughter loves love me. [laughter] president with: it is a itllenge -- president bush: is a challenge to have daughters when you are president. our family unit strengthened. i think that is a gr
Bloomberg
Apr 18, 2017 2:00pm EDT
undermine a growing economy. in a bloomberg exclusive with esther george. what one of the fed more hawkish voices tells us about how many rate hikes are appropriate this year. markets close in two hours time, julie hyman is tracking all the moves and goldman sachs is earning report is dampening sentiment. julie: as goldman disappointed on trading, stocks are up off the lows and we are seeing some buying and rotation into some of the more defensive names. consumer staples up today. along with telecoms, where there's a little bit of buying. lower, takenill down by goldman sachs and johnson & johnson, which we dig into later in the hour read i want to talk industrials. whoave snap-on, the company donald trump is set to visit today. whichen there's ranger, is negatively affecting snap-on, coming out with earnings that missed analyst estimates. granger talking about price competition putting pressure on its prices. shares are down 11.5% as earnings missed estimates and the company cut its forecast for the full year as well. something else that's interesting that we noticed you can see in the ch
Bloomberg
Nov 15, 2016 10:00am EST
confirmed. a big spike in oil today following george stories. that.tulations on diplomatice final efforts being made to assure there is a deal come the end of november? >> we have two weeks to go to the meeting. is a lot of see meetings. multilateral meetings of ministers. the president of opec. algeria has played a huge role trying to get this deal together. venezuela, role of saudi arabia and iraq. we see meetings happening right now in rio where th are having meetings. see more meetings later this week when the .ussians will be attending mark: what does the compromise like? what will be the end game do you think? i think it is something the think currently is in the markets. and also internally to the domestic audience. shoulder most of any production. they want lipservice coming from other countries that alone.ll play so far we are not getting that. the main problem is we have only two weeks to go and there is a lot of work for opec to reach a compromise. >> sort of ignoring the non-opec countries recently. talking about algeria. our problems continuing for oil?ed to and do yo
Bloomberg
Oct 24, 2016 10:00am EDT
and florida, it will be enough. rove played a major role in george w. bush's campaign. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. final lisa parenti. this is bloomberg. vonnie: thanks. i want to break the headline now, the one falling to the weakest level on record. it is weaker by another quarter percent, versus the u.s. dollar. china yuan, weaker story. pboc is time to keep up with the u.s. dollar. that.l watch now to the big deal that everyone is talking about, at&t has agreed to buy time warner for 85.4 billion u.s. dollars. the ceo spoke earlier today about this megamerger on a conference call. >> we are convinced this combination of time warner and at&t is a perfect match for our 2 companies vertically integrated. we will bring a fresh approach to how the communication industry works for customers, content creators, as well as advertisers. vonnie: news of the imminent deal was reported by bloomberg news october 20. joining us is alec sherman, who has been doing stunning work on all of this. congratulations. let's talk
Bloomberg
Mar 14, 2017 2:00pm EDT
. and then you have josh bolten, former chief of staff to president george w. bush, but he was a never trumper conservative. you see them trying to mend fences and what they call a business family environment. brody, great story on the bloomberg terminal. scarlet: still ahead, trading tech in a rising-rate environment. this is bloomberg. ♪ oliver: this is "bloomberg markets." i am oliver renick. scarlet: i am scarlet fu. time for "options insight" with julie hyman. julie: joining me is the chief investment officer at recon b in your note today, you said we are seeing risk-off on options trading. >> across the board in the index those are the european call options, a lot of institutions traded them. more puts being traded, as well as the etf's that tracked py, and like the qqq, s when you look at the vix, two times the amount of calls. we are anticipating an increase in volatility picking up across the board, and they are doing it in every product they can. it, ifon the surface of you just looked at the vix, for example, it would look like no worries about anything, practically, becau
Bloomberg
Jul 10, 2017 2:00pm EDT
the years. , lot of them like george soros they made their money by spotting the trends early and some of the computers are taking over and doing that faster and better. we see very low volatility. a lot of managers are saying time when will be a volatility comes back and may be at that point, they can grab does problems again. data is showing over the past five years on average, they haven't really made any money. we have talked a lot of them going under. what about the survival of the macro funds when they have not been doing well for quite some time? >> they charge the highest fees in the industry. they have had that cushion there for a while. and the other, really, is that it continues to make some money if you're ready to make macro isagers betting that there some volatility there. we have seen a few bright spots. julia: actually finding risk-adjusted returns is incredibly hard. will they be trading more or less, taking more or less risk. that, they seeing take on more risk. --they were saying managers with bigger risk comes the potential for bigger mistakes. they go to that
Bloomberg
Jul 28, 2017 2:00pm EDT
at a time. pictures ofe seeing you whistling at the mets game, you whistled for president george w. bush. the hallseen through of power, but how does whistling change your perspective when you are in those very influential places? what is the interaction like? >> it is fascinating, because some people get it, and some people do not. i was interviewed to be the -- of the securities, and arthur levitt asked me to whistle in his job -- this job interview. and then another time i had a chance to whistle for sandy wild is the head of citigroup -- as the head of citigroup. they looked at me like i had three heads. they did not get it. a skeleton key. it enables me to enter people's hearts and bring a little joy to them, whether it is the president and the over office -- in the oval office or the china,nt in the bank of and i whistled for him the theme song to "titanic." so it allows me to bring some joy to them. jason: what is the message people should take? i will not try to whistle for you, and i think many of our viewers -- you would be painful for you to listen to them whistle. how d
Bloomberg
Aug 1, 2017 2:00pm EDT
former soviet republic of georgia. he said the u.s. backs of george's desire to join nato. attorney general jeff sessions has chosen general mark engine to lead of the federal bureau of prisons. the general has 35 years of military service and most recently worked as an army advisor on policing issues. the u.s. prison population is expected to grow under session'' tough on crime policies. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i am mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. julia: thanks so much. coming up, we will hear from our interview with howard marks. why he is really in the alarm bell on markets. from new york, this is bloomberg. ♪ scarlet: this is "bloomberg markets." i'm scarlet fu. with stocks hitting record highs, the dow just moments away from 22,000, howard marks is sounding the alarm. his recent memo to clients warns that markets are overheated and risky. exclusive interview, erik schatzker asked him if investors have the patience for underperformance. howard: i believe so. you know why? when they sign on, we tell
Bloomberg
Aug 9, 2017 2:00pm EDT
a pair of two-term presidents. david rubenstein speaks to bill clinton and george w. bush, tonight. ♪ julia: this is bloomberg markets. scarlet: i am scarlet fu. julia: between geopolitical tensions and climbing earnings, a notoriously volatile month of august in a game of push and pull. we are joined by oliver. oliver: indeed, things are pulling in opposite directions. talked about tensions within the equity market. i think that is still largely the case. let's look at something that a lot of investors think about somewhat bearish lead -- bearishly. investors like to see a lot of plots moving upwards at the same time. that is not happening now. 500 index., the s&p in the white is your equal weight version of that index, in which the weighting of the companies does not matter. when this goes down relative to the s&p 500, that means fewer companies are participating in the rally. this bottom panel is the ratio between the two. it is a way to discuss the index beating the equal weight index. for investors, that spells warning because other companies are not participating. this char
Bloomberg
Jun 19, 2017 2:00pm EDT
. georged to ask you about soros's comment. caroline hyde, of course there. for more on the currency angle, we have got the founder of [indiscernible] data. meantime, time for a bloomberg is this flash. considering a jaguar land rover ipo, according to people with knowledge of the matter. executives have really been on ang meetings international stock exchange. they acquired jaguar from ford for $2.4 billion and they seven timesnue over, weighing in london and new york as a listing venues. the paris air show got the first look at a new jet in four years from boeing. it's an upgrade of the 737 and it will compete with the airbus. in the meantime, it received 300 pledges to buy the plane. an excess of 240 orders from new carriers hit the workforce in the carrier is confident that the new 7:37 will prevent defections from rival, airbus. shares of snap trading higher today according to "the wall street journal or, -- journal." includes advertising commitments from hbo, warner bros., and turner network. and that is your business flash eight. julia: coming up, john paulson has joined ford. can h
Bloomberg
Sep 29, 2017 2:00pm EDT
governor? i do ask because he did serve in the white house under george w. bush, was in charge of the day today, but was he an influential voice? not on monetary policy. during the financial crisis, he andone of the top bankers terms of reasoning with wall street. he worked with the banks and that. that, and had discussions on how to save the economy. a macro economist without with a note today criticizing his for cap -- warsh's forecasting ability. everyone is criticized for that, so how important is that of the job, ultimately? michael: it is important. we talk a lot about the fed is the economic projections, and the fact that -- the fed's economic projections, and the fact they have missed a lot of them. he would probably be relying on the staff quite a bit, and he help producing the forecast. that might be more mainstream because that is where the staff is coming from, but probably not a big deal where he forecasted a lot of inflation and it did not happen, because you can name a lot of fed voters this year who did that. scarlet: quickly, how much staff turnover is there when ther
Bloomberg
Feb 1, 2017 12:00pm EST
war we will see a global recession. david: george soros sat down with renting the qual -- francine lacqua and called donald trump a con man, how was his approach different? >> he was more bearish the middle of last year, saw more problems with china. vonnie: brexit of course. well.xit as some of the rhetoric has gone euphoric, not only on the united states on china, there are not that many people talking about that problem, the fragility of that economy, and that could be another thing that sets a recession in motion. vonnie: great reporting, thank you for that. that is our hedge fund reporter and coming up, our exclusive interview with the general electric ceo and what he says about small businesses. this is bloomberg. ♪ david: live from bloomberg world headquarters in new york, i am david gura. vonnie: i vonnie quinn and this is "bloomberg markets." with the headlines, it's mark crumpton. mark: president trump says if gridlock stalls nominee neil gorsuch, it may be time for mitch mcconnell to consider the option to go nuclear. that would mean changing senate rules to make it im
Bloomberg
Nov 3, 2016 12:00pm EDT
inflation pass us up. speaking to george lat later in the hour. given the breaking news, we've shares becomee one of the worst performers in the s&p 500. taken down the averages more than they were. stock has been holding pretty steadily. for much the afternoon here. particularable in for its eighth straight decline. like that seen a drop since 2008. according to dan curtis makes haven't seen, we an eight day drop this millennium. interesting here, here's a look eight day drop on an day to basis pep we were actually higher and rolled over lower datate the latest polling that shows hillary clinton slightly heated of donal -- ahef donald trump. still some concern. the pull back during this period has been 2.7%. i wanted to talk about the today.on the mow healthcare very much a part of that which we'll get into detail. .t's down .6 of one percent it's texas with the biggest drag today. and energy,ncials holding up relatively well. let's talk about some of those stocks.al according to bloomberg news reporting, the justice department which began anti-trust investigation, is chargesg to fil
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
Sep 6, 2017 10:00am EDT
united airlines did cut their revenue view within the airline industry and george ferguson of bloomberg analysts say it is pretty sharply, so we see those sharply. back to you. julie: thank you w. -- thank you. we have overnight breaking news of the bank of canada raising and we see a drop in u.s. dollar versus the canadian dollar. the bank of canada saying it is raising rates to remove "some of the considerable monetary policy stimulus in place." at the same time, it is flagging risks to the economy and has a cautious tone. interesting they are raising but having a cautious tone but the dramatic market reaction, mark. mark: we are looking ahead to the ecb decision tomorrow. expected.h drama a little change, down earlier, about .4. the upon list to the lowest level since february. for the industry, the insurance industry, it is 33, close to being oversold. we rebounded from a decline of 1%, holding that first day decline with the first gain in three days. this is the european gauge, a fourth day.for the market is rising, the fix indexis the -- the vix is climbing earlier. even
Bloomberg
Nov 30, 2016 10:00am EST
beatlican george w. bush al gore after a weeklong recount. after each election there is a renewed push to make the total tally of ballots decisive. but many states, especially the small ones, are unwilling to switch. this broad agreement that money plays a big role in campaigns -- each party spent more than $1 billion by election day, mostly on advertising. more on the bloomberg global business report. head to bloomberg.com for more stories. nejra: staying on u.s. politics, president-elect donald trump filled 2 more top spots on his economic team, picking financier wilbur ross to head up the commerce department and former goldman sachs executive steve mnuchin as treasury secretary. joining us with her take on these picks and other requirements is former fed vice chair and budget official alice rivlin, now a senior economic fellow at the brookings institution. so wonderful to have you on the program. , what start by asking you do you think of the latest picks of mnuchin, for example, means for trump's fiscal plan? alice: well, it is hard to say what trump's fiscal plan is, exactly.
Bloomberg
Nov 7, 2016 12:00pm EST
-- contradicting the testimony of two former aides that were convicted last week in the george washington bridge lane closing scandal. in an interview this morning with charlie rose, governor christie insisted he had no recollection of being informed of the events as they happened and he questioned the logic of those involved. >> one of the most abjectly stupid things i have ever seen. think about it. you know me. at thisty good political game. i'm up by 25 points in a blue state. i decide that i going to create a traffic jam in a town that the democrat town that i need to win? his aides were convicted of creating traffic chaos at the gym to punish a local mayor who refused to endorse chris christie's 2013 reelection bid. marissa may insists that brexit judgese obstructed by are lawmakers. saying that while others may see to limit negotiations, the government will get on with delivering the decision of the british people. these are her first public remarks since the ruling that parliament should start in on negotiations with the european union. news, 20 four hours per day, powered by 2600
Bloomberg
Jan 13, 2017 12:00pm EST
early 2000's couldn't and george w. bush decided let's improve our relationships through the oil industry. in october 2002 there was an energy summit in houston. and the second in st. petersburg that run together members of and executives from 70 oil and gas companies to do deals. that fell apart as the kremlin nationalize these private companies and as u.s. records storage ring progress on the new technology. we do not want to share this with the russians. that has been a freeze for the past 15 years or so. members of the russian oil industry and members of the putin government see this as a chance to restart that negotiation especially with rex , the nominee for secretary of state. that is a nominee they think they can deal with. you have an incoming administration and a secretary of state who has been the ceo of xo with huge ties to russia. he had the different wars in the middle east and brushes cyber hacking. this look like? >> sanctions are going to be the key lever by which any negotiation will start. and maybe and with. u.s. get out of this, if we remove sanctions what do
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2016 12:00pm EST
depressive affect on exports. so something to monitor. david: thank you very much. later today, george magness, at theity of oxford china center will discuss the anti-establishment votes across the globe and why markets have been largely complacent. coming up, can alphabet bring financial discipline to google's moonshot project? this is bloomberg. ♪ david: this is "bloomberg markets." i'm david gura. out of makes a lot of money. google is profitable businesses makes $27 billion a year, but those much talked about moon shots, like the self driving cars, those businesses lose almost $4 billion. alphabet try to do something about that. it's the cover story in bloomberg businessweek. max chafkin is with me now. perhaps most memorable is the google glass. that which was widely disliked by people who felt like their privacy was being invaded. what did google learn from that? >> it embodies a lot of things that were maybe problematic at google. amazing technology, not so sharp on the business side of that. one of the reasons that may have happened, one of the reasons that my cowriter and i
Bloomberg
Oct 31, 2016 12:00pm EDT
secrets during the primaries when the dnc was ostensibly neutral. defense iney, the the george washington bridge lane closing trial delivered a blistering attack on the government's case and on chris christie. liedrs saying the governor about his knowledge of the scandal to protect his white house ambitions and used kelly as a scapegoat. lawyers also criticized federal prosecutors for failing to call the governor to rebut testimony that he knew about the scheme. governor christie denies any knowledge of the plan. a wearable skin tch may help children allergic to peanuts by delivering small doses of peanut pertain according to a new study calling for the therapy to be further explored. it works by training the immune system to tolerate small amounts of peanuts. it has not yet been approved by the u.s. fda. for hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i'm mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. scarlet: coming up, refined metals are controlling to the expansion. u.s. andmaking the mexico stronger despite what you may have heard of the campaign trail. t
Bloomberg
Apr 18, 2017 12:00pm EDT
city fed president esther george tells us why she thinks the economy is moving forward and what that means for future rate increases. this is bloomberg. ♪ vonnie: this is bloomberg markets. kansas city fed president esther george says they haven't made a decision on when to shrink the balance sheet area speaking exclusively to michael mckee, she gave her outlook on the forward strategy and where she thinks the economy stands. esther: the economy has that's and starts. we've seen this over the last five years. the first quarter looks to be relatively soft. keeping our eye on whatsapp anemic, i think as much as possible, not over interpreting what it means relative to the longer term. for the year as a whole, i still see consumer spending in a way that should carry the economy forward. intoel: the fed is divided a camp that says we can do one more and a camp that says we could do two more and a small cap that we could do three more. where are you pitching your tent? requires you can't and down the number today. it,eans toward the long run you know where you are headed and you continu
Bloomberg
Nov 9, 2016 12:00pm EST
rate hikes next yields are backing up quite substantially. george: the bond market is reacting not just to that being in play. you expect a risk off kind of behavior. it was very short-lived overnight. if we continue to see financial condition stable and the economy took a hit on this transition of power, the fed should hike. howmuch is what -- michael: much is what we are seeing in the 10 year, how much of that is a risk cranium and how much might be an inflation premium if he is going to cut taxes and do additional spending? george: there were folks saying but 15% is his magic number when the facts change you have to change your approach. many of us around the world look to the u.s. bond market for higher yields but if we enter into higher inflation or stimulus induced growth, that will come with higher rates in the long-term and short-term sector. the question is how much of the back and move that we have seen starts to impact fed thinking? we have had a 67 basis point rise in rates. basis points with higher yields when the housing market was getting accustomed to low rates, fut
Bloomberg
Nov 14, 2017 12:00pm EST
to investigate dealings of bill and hillary clinton. he now says he recalls a meeting with george papadopoulos. >> jeff sessions with a fiery hearing with the house judiciary committee when several on both sides of the aisle are putting him in the middle of what has been an ongoing investigation into russia. democrats criticizing him and trying to decipher what he knew and when he knew it. as the robert mueller pose -- probe operates in the background. republicans also try to understand why the attorney general and the justice department have not gone after hillary clinton. dealings with russia with the uranium one deal and other issues the republicans have raised. and whether there will be a special prosecutor in investigating hillary clinton remains to be seen but have acans think they republican -- a opening and try to seize in it when republicans have raised concerns about the russian involvement with the election. julie: it seems like jeff sessions is caught between a rock and a hard place with democrats and republicans. his office has said it is now investigating the iron --
Bloomberg
Aug 16, 2017 2:00pm EDT
george h.w. bush and president bush coming out with a statement . it you will recall president trump's provocative comments about george washington and thomas jefferson statues being next. a tip of the hat and a reference from president bush to the declaration of independence. and one of charlottesville's most famous residents in terms of talking about the message of equality for all and not accepting bigotry. pressure both from politicians among republican ranks and from business leaders as president trump now tries to recalibrate for a fifth day in a row. what about members of his own administration? he clearly took his aides by surprise. he was meant to make a statement and step aside to answer questions on infrastructure. not look pleased, though it is hard to read his expression because he was looking down at his shoes. margaret: yesterdays are marks caught a lot of people off guard and left them dismayed or uneasy. surgingrt of a overnight into today. it is now wednesday afternoon and we do not see, at this time, any high-profile departures or any department chairs -- departures.
Bloomberg
Nov 4, 2016 12:00pm EDT
political retaliation. they were accused of intentionally creating the chaos at the george washington bridge over several days in september 2013. this was meant to public -- meant to punish the democratic mayor. a claim contradicted by multiple witnesses. french police are evacuated thousands of migrants from an illegal camp. reporting police and city officials are removing about 3000 migrants from sudan, if he'll be a, and other countries. taken to temporary shelters where they will be able to apply for asylum. world news paris. by 2600wered journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. this is bloomberg. mark: thank you very much. most.tocks falling the the 10 year bond is set for the biggest rally since september. longer data yields leading the rally. the chart you are looking at is the global aggregate index, which has risen in recent days since the election. has manager at msg, which re-hundred $10 billion under management. us.ber is behind many bond investors may say that is a relief. reaction depending on the scenario stood next week's collection? -- next week's election. >>
Bloomberg
Jun 26, 2017 12:00pm EDT
%. george ferguson says this everything has to do with ketchup that the stock has been lagging the overall airline space. vonnie: abigail, thank you for that one. sticking with airline space oddly enough, turning now to indian prime minister narendra modi's visit to the white house today. they are expected to discuss economic partnerships between the two countries. traveling with the prime minister is our next guest, ajay singh. thank you for joining us. what would be the best possible outcome today? ajay: i think it would be great if these two guys got to know each other really well and i think it would be great if they understood the strategic importance of each other. i think it's really important for india and the u.s. to work because,for the future as you know, india is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. we are building 100 smart cities. we are building incredible numbers of airports, ports, and roads. we have the potential to create a tremendous number of jobs for americans. it fits well with president trump's america first policy. and we are hoping that ameri
Bloomberg
Aug 25, 2017 10:00am EDT
esther george and robert kaplan speaking to us in the last 24 hours or so. you look at our wirp function probability of a rate hike by the end of the year, 50%. which will win through when it comes to the likelihood of another rate hike this year? andrew: this is such a difficult question right now in the december rate hike. i absolutely agree it is entirely dependent on inflation. i think we have to be extremely humble. this is something we do a very poor job of forecasting. i think anyone who has tried to forecast it would admit that. it is not like economic growth we of business cycles and you know what you are in the cycle and if you are in the upswing or downswing. this is something that has been in secular decline for decades. when we look out to december and we kind of do a bottom-up forecast around inflation, we see enough strength in some of the underlying components that we think we might just get there, and that is our probability of a rate hike by december right around 50% so i think this is a you have to be watching the data. if the inflation data comes in strong en
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
Jul 27, 2017 2:00pm EDT
was just talking to george ferguson on the phone from bloomberg intelligence and he , experience getting into a price war with united, united might be the one that comes out not on top of that battle. you on, thankve you. let's get you a business flash update. the benchmark that underpins more than $350 trillion of financial products will be phased out by the end of 2021. british regulators and bank will try to replace it with a more reliable system. pershing square has built in automatic data processing, a data outsourcing company. that is your business flash update. sclaret? scarlet: wall street's top bosses have tried for years to boost diversity in their ranks but now it seems the number of black executives at firms is actually going in reverse. and bloomberg's ongoing coverage of diversity and inclusion in the workforce, our own diversity reporter jordan hallman joins us in today's "walk the talk." we looking at the percentage of black workers not just in middle and upper level management, but across the workforce declining. >> yse. we look to the total workforce. some of th
Bloomberg
Jun 7, 2017 2:00pm EDT
. faith leaders from george and christian community's joined in to defend them on their willingness to address the issues and they offer their support. president trump's ambassador to the united nations says the u.s. will not allow the u.n. to "bully" israel anymore. afterinjures lament day -- whitewash their images and israel attacked jewishness state unfairly. told the israeli president "i have never taken kindly to bullies and the u.n. has bullied israel elite -- a very long time and we are not going to let that happen anymore. powered by more than 2700 journalists -- global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. scarlet: thanks so much. coming up, speaking with erik schatzker at the bloomberg investment summit right here at bloomberg headquarters at we will bring you their conversation next. this is bloomberg. ♪ scarlet: this is bloomberg markets. i'm scarlet fu. >> the bloomberg investor summit in new york is underway. speaking now with erik schatzker is the chief investment office
Bloomberg
Jan 5, 2017 12:00pm EST
george h.w. bush administrations. he's the leading candidate for the undersecretary of international affairs. will attend donald trump's inauguration. he was one of trump's strongest he let theters -- anti-european u.k. independence party until november. he was a key player in britain's vote to leave the eu. the obama admits race and has announced terror related sanctions against the son of osama bin laden. administration has announced terrorism related sanctions against the son of osama bin laden. 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. a bit of mixed data on the jobs front today. a slowdown inting private sector hiring last month. tumblingobless claims as the year ended. all of this before the december jobs report tomorrow, the first major data wrapping up 2016 and the economy's performance under barack obama. dan moss joins us for a preview. we are roughly in the ballpark of creating plenty of jobs, more than we need come almost. would that be a correct statement?
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
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 10, 2016 12:00pm EST
took over from george w. bush. so he plans to continue that as well. goes, as the cabinet donald trump doesn't go the republican party anything. vonnie: could put anyone anywhere. steve: he really could. and he knows a lot of people who cross the partisan divide. and so i think that will be something we are watching closely. time, he at the same will want to put people in who will do hisddin bi of sorts. and so where he feels like he appointmost latitude to people that he trusts but also, people that won't cause headaches for him, that is the narrow lane in which i think he will operate. the timetable for this, generally? we don't know that much about his policies or plans. we want to get names sooner rather than later. looking at history, how quickly does the president name members of the council? steve: i think we will begin to hear names next week. then, through the holidays does pose some convocations and problems. i think we will hear about some of them before thanksgiving but we will be done hearing about of december.nd and that leaves january, really, for everyone to get s
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
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
Feb 13, 2017 12:00pm EST
well, according to george ferguson. we also have the consumer discretionary index at a record high. we have a real mixed bag of stocks that are also at record highs. priceline in red we will start off their. it does not look like it will be at a record high, but it was moments ago. a bloomberg intelligence analyst told our team that what is happening is the booking.com portal is doing quite well. that is one reason that stock is near record high and slipping right to the green. goodyear trading higher despite challenges in the year ahead. hasbro, who knew? it's one of the top stocks in the consumer discretionary space and they put up a great fourth quarter with the stocks trading well after that disney affiliation. another stock trading at a record high's southwest airlines hitting yet another record high. also trading high is delta airlines and american airlines. sectortingly, the did take a hit with the announcement of the trump travel ban. it has recovered quite nicely from this. george ferguson says the reasons that less is doing so well is that they are showing strong constraint a
Bloomberg
Jan 12, 2017 12:00pm EST
what president george w. bush has by 2001 , he had passed a tax relief package with the help of dozens of senators because they knew their constituents would like it. >> those are all big issues. let's take one or two, for instance, infrastructure spending, when will we know what the timing is. >> we've gotten some joyful noises about infrastructure from democrats and republicans alike, and americans are excited about this because we don't build anything in america anymore and we all know our roads, bridges, infrastructure is in desperate need of repair and innovation. this is a guy who builds things for a lives, this is the right person to be stewarding and putting as a major priority in his first 100 days infrastructure. >> one last specific. we heard if elected president, hich he now has been, he would declare china a currency manipulator first thing. when can we expect that announcement? >> if he said it then, he means it now. we're very respectful of one president at a time. i've even heard it on your network, so we can't have it both ways, we have one president at a time yet we w
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2017 12:00pm EST
which he brought to capitol hill because they had to address the economic crisis. in 2001, george w. bush did not have the same kind of legislative package ready to go, but he talked in general terms about what he wanted to do. go back to 1993, bill clinton did have an economic package ready to go because he had an economic recession we were coming out of. scarlet: michael mckee, thank you very much. a reminder that you can watch president trump's speech tonight in full on bloomberg television. our coverage begins at 9:00 new york time. oliver: let's check on the first word news with mark crumpton in the newsroom. mark: house speaker paul ryan says it does not concern him president trump does not offer to fill hisd plans campaign promises because "i see him as more of a chairman." ryan made the remark during the nbc today show this morning. the speaker said we need more answers when it comes to russia. mr. ryan: we think we need to do an investigation here with our intelligence communities. there's one thing that is unique -- this gets into the methods and sources that is very sensi
Bloomberg
Jun 28, 2017 2:00pm EDT
in new york for the week. coming up, we turn to the debate over health care talking to george allen. and tune in on july 4, in pm eastern because we will be talking about julia: 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in london. scarlet: welcome to "bloomberg markets." ♪ julia: we live in bloomberg headquarters in new york over the next hour.here are the top stories we are covering on the bloomberg around the world. care hinges health on republican unity. mitch mcconnell is squirming to make changes to the health care bill before the senate's july for recess. -- july 4 recess. adding together in a new campaign to repeal and replace obamacare. of theing, the results second and most difficult part .comingfed after today it will determine the course of action for banks to issue dividends and buybacks. let's get a check on markets with julie hyman. julie: hovering near the highs of the session, all three major averages. the nasdaq is bouncing back the strongest today, but we see broad-based strength not just the technology but in the financial industry as well. really, there are only a couple of grou
Bloomberg
Apr 17, 2017 2:00pm EDT
. bush, he under george does the ins and outs of the financial services industry. he was not very complementary toward elizabeth borak and one of the legislative tussle that they had. i would imagine she would remember that. she could, in syria, have another nomination. but she is likely to push back somewhat against him. >> why is it that donald trump seems to have such a fondness for private equity guys? they are dealmakers. what we have heard in the campaign enter the early parts of this administration, the president loves to deal. he does like to interact with people that speak his language, it seems. and in many ways, wall street very much stood on the sidelines. they have gotten increasingly close and they are not talking about regulation, the trade. these are people that have deep insight into different parts of the global economy and fill in some gaps were maybe the president doesn't have a lot of strength. on and itgo on and seems like we see someone knew coming into the administration with that sort of background. our go-to guy on the fed. don't miss these close of inter
Bloomberg
Apr 18, 2017 10:00am EDT
president esther george moments away. we will ask one of the more hawkish voices how many rate hikes are appropriate this year. mark: prime minister theresa may called for a surprise snap election with a vote to be held on june 8. she looks to strengthen her hand going into brexit talks. sachs stunnedn the world with a miss on bond trading revenue. gains.f america boasting how did goldman get left behind? mark: let's start with the u.k. and europe. we are going to bring you these charts on the french election. four to five days to go. everything changed after 11:00 a.m. local time. theresa may calling for the snap u.k. election on june 8. parliament will vote tomorrow. but one industry group following today. -- falling today. the big news today, what a day we have had in the u.k. theresa may calling for this snap election, june 8. thursday, the head of the statement, sterling falling. the speculation, what was she going to announce? it became apparent. sterling rallying today. it is gaining for the six the bank in seven. seven.h day in today, it has risen above its 200 day moving average
Bloomberg
Nov 10, 2016 10:00am EST
one man in 1932, george gallup, he conducted a ball for his mother-in-law running to be secretary of state in iowa. it was accurate and she won but he's still got some predictions wrong. remember this headlines, one of the biggest headline election blunders was a result of incorrect polling, including gallup. morewere refined to become accurate and they grew exponentially as they did. today in u.s. there is gallup, rasmussen, 20 tx, reuters, even bloomberg and ask them. -- conduct them. it is getting harder to trust their accuracy because of the cell phone which is one reason. all calls to cell phones must be made manually which is not only time-consuming but expensive. also, since anyone receiving a call on her cell phone can see who is calling, they tend to not answer the pollsters call. --2012 the low response rates means it is becoming harder to get accurate responses and analyst are more likely to trust aggregations of polls like those created by 538, real core -- real clear politicsas they do not just focus on one poll. here is a lot of work to be done to find out why they keep
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