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Bloomberg
Nov 7, 2017 12:00pm EST
former advisor to the -- to george w. bush. results could get an early indication of how that's november's midterm elections could play out. production in north america will grow faster than expected in the next four years. producee industry will 7.5 million barrels a year by 2021, 56% higher than opec forecast. cuts triggered an oil price rally that helped american producers. the first country to give women to vote now wants to close the gender pay gap. new prime minister says her government plans to achieve pay equity for women in public service within four years. swept to government power last month. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2,700 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i am mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. shery: coming up, investors are bracing for a third quarter results. shares of the company are trading below its ipo price and could be a sign of more to come. this is bloomberg. ♪ markets." "bloomberg weight watchers is our stock of the hour. we have more. the stock has really turned around since oprah winfrey took a 10% stake two years
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 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 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
Dec 11, 2017 10:00am EST
spending increases were in norman's. i don't consider -- enormous. adon't consider george bush tax negotiator. when you have a fundamental bill of taxation, which is government spending, it doesn't work well. vonnie: those who make between $40,000 to $100,000 will see a relief. that is really quite little. haver: i am hoping they their taxes increased dramatically because they will make so much more income and i am hoping the poor who currently don't have jobs will pay taxes because they will get jobs and have income. i am hoping those who earned medium income will have much higher incomes going forward, and this will lead to increased taxes by cutting tax rates. i believe that is exactly what will happen. whatieve that is exactly the data will show is historical data which we can infer from the future. that will show we will get a very nice boom in the u.s. economy and more tax revenues and better fiscal situations, especially on the state and local level. i am expecting a large increase in state and local taxes as a result of economic growth. arthur: arthur laffer, thank you. som
Bloomberg
Sep 22, 2017 10:00am EDT
what people want us to do and that is what we will be doing. george? prime minister, can i ask you to them you a specific questions? during the implementation phase you described, would britain be subject to new laws and regulations passed by brussels while we don't have a say in the making of those laws? the second question, you are setting out an idea of being close to the single market under this new arrangement. would britain be prepared to pay for access to that single market? something that some say is unconscionable. prime minister may: as i said in the speech, during the implementation period, and this is because it is in the interest of individuals and businesses to be able to have a period of time where they can make the adjustment to the new relationship, make the changes asos a serine to i.t. systems or whatever, but know the basis they will be operating during the period, that would be operating on the current rules and framework. of course, the details of that would have to be part of the negotiation. what i set out here is a principal in relation to that. i think tha
Bloomberg
May 8, 2017 10:00am EDT
from colorado. george, thank you for joining us. are you surprised by the market reaction? it is tepid. we have heard lot today that it is better to travel been arrive. would you expect a rally and equities, euro, equities down, bond yields falling across europe. > it. >> it is a surprise because this is good news for the global economy and france in particular, but if you think about the returns the markets have achieved in the last two weeks, there is some substantial as the event happens, it is not unsurprising to see short-term traders take profits as the event occurs. what is more important is what this means going forward. this is an unambiguous positive. you set france of four important structural reforms that that country needs to grow, and you potentially set the european union up for a better construct going forward. clearly that is helpful. when you look at the valuations of european and french equities in particular, they have not healthy,e for constructive outcomes, but they have been growing. mark: what is the next big event? there always seems to be something. befo
Bloomberg
Jun 21, 2017 12:00pm EDT
a tequila brand for up to $1 billion. it was actually cofounded by george clooney. one of the owners is going to benefit from that billions of dollars buyout. business hadon another person who started that company. george clooney, rodney gerber and mike melvin. this after three years and it is expected to close. no let's check in on the first word news with mark crumpton. >> according to the department of homeland security, there is evidence that russia started an election system in 21 states last year. a security official won't identify the states. the acting deputy says the states that were affected are aware of it. bloomberg reported last week that russian hackers hit systems in as many as 39 states. former homeland security chief jeh johnson says it would have been in his words unforgivable not to alert the american public ahead of the 2016 election that the russians hacked them accredit email systems. for the house intelligence committee today, johnson also said he wasn't happy that he learned about the hacking well after it occurred. for the next two years, brexit will dominate
Bloomberg
Aug 9, 2017 12:00pm EDT
from the george w. bush administration taking over as head of the ftc. -- ftc if this all happened but it is said to be trump's. -- trump's choice. starting next year, disney will begin distributing a new espn service directly to new customers brady will follow that with a video streaming service ending the deal at that point with netflix. shares of disney and netflix move lower on the news. bloomberg press reporter spoke to bob iger right after the earnings call. eiger explained the profound shift in the media landscape that trigger disney's new move. >> we are going to continue to distribute the espn linear channels through the cable distributors. they been good partners of ours over the years and together we managed to create a highly profitable business. the distributors and programmers alike have been experiencing the disruption of the whole market is seeing and multiple businesses are seeing from advances in technology and changes in consumer behavior because of that. my guess is distributors will look at this probably more as a threat than anything else. what we're doing is we'r
Bloomberg
Dec 1, 2017 10:00am EST
charges against former trump campaign chairman paul manafort, deputy rick gates, and george papadopoulos. vonnie: remind us why exactly flynn resigned in the first place. he was only in the job a dozen or 13 days. jobn: he was only in the about 13 days, but before that played a key role in the trump campaign as the national security advisor to then-candidate donald trump. he has been under investigation in pencil he, and faced much scrutiny for his ties and financial dealings with ukraine, as well as pro-russian forces in ukraine. andy facet of communication communique he had with those withials, and meetings russian and ukrainian officials, coming under scrutiny. what does all this mean for investors and as they are watching? i think the culture here in washington is going to shift, when all of this is said and done. i will be blunt. this is going to drag on for several months at least. the disclosures, and who lobbyists are representing, and which foreign countries they are representing -- expect that to be a dramatic shift. in the to one source last hour who works closely
Bloomberg
Dec 26, 2017 12:00pm EST
. voters are at the polls in liberia today where former international soccer star george weir is a favorite to become the country's next president. the world soccer player of the year defeated the vice president in the first round of voting held october 10. they are battling to succeed the incumbent president, who is due to step down in january. the ripple in the force continues across the global box office. ookar wars: the last jedi" t in $50 million in foreign markets on christmas day, 25.7 million in the u.s.. the movie has topped $100 million for the second week in a row. the global box office to date is about $792 million. it opens in china january 5. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm emma chandra. this is bloomberg. thank you. a bloomberg exclusive now. saudi arabia is confident in a bullish oil market. governments to sticks provided aoomberg show they expect jump of 80% in oil revenue in six years, this as oil hits a daily high after a key libyan pipeline suffers an explosion. a jump ofbut is the kin
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
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
Oct 19, 2017 2:00pm EDT
interference in the 2016 election as an act of war during a conference today hosted by the george w. bush institute. she criticized russian efforts to "so chaos" in the election. -- the possibility of collusion with the trump campaign. the labor party leader of u.k., -- met with the european union's chief brexit negotiator. since the6 months brexit referendum, and there is no progress in the negotiations. they also discussed britain's financial obligations to the block as the u.k. prepares to leave. >> we have to pay what we are required to pay. we have to make sure we do fairly deal with the eu. we been members for all this time. --need to negotiate those also dismissed the idea of a second brexit referendum. global news, 24 hours a day. powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. scarlet: coming up shares of apple dropping on signs that demands for the iphone 8 are not as strong as anticipated. we've already seen worries in the supply chain. staying on technology, two top executives, the ceo of mastercard and
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
Dec 29, 2017 10:00am EST
solution if this continues. emmanuel macron has called liberia's president-elect, george wehr, to congratulate him and invite him to visit france. the former soccer star won the runoff by a large margin. its first faces democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years. south africa's top court says the nations parliament failed to hold president jacob zuma accountable for misusing public funds. zuma was found in 2014 to have spent $17 million in taxpayer money to upgrade his private home. while zuma apologized and pay back some of the money, the court ruled that parliament unlawfully shielded him from liability. the court has ordered parliament to draft rules governing the circumstances under which zuma could be removed from office. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am emma chandra. this is bloomberg. nejra: thank you so much. let's turn our focus to europe and the challenges it faces in the year ahead as the euro heads for its best performance since 2003 while the dollar continues to slump, heading for i
Bloomberg
Jun 12, 2017 10:00am EDT
. george osborne said yesterday that theresa may is a dead woman walking. -- 210 downingn street. to 10 downing street. on friday, there seem to be calls for off with her head from inside and outside the party. what we have seen over the weekend and today is a fair number of senior ministers backed the prime minister. they are saying they would support her. theresa may is in a cabinet meeting right now. we have seen a number of the cabinet members walk into 10 downing street. i saw boris johnson earlier. we saw a number of others walked into number 10 earlier. it's interesting some of the changes that have happened to the cabinet. we talk about ministers coming out in support of theresa may that someee the facts being promoted in the cabinet are signs of weakness. they were hurt nemesis in the leadership fight before. hoping for are those a softer brexit. will they be disappointed given remarks from the brexit secretary david david who still says the government will be removing themselves from the single market? >> that is one of the key questions over what this means for brexit. saying
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
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 17, 2018 2:00pm EST
congressional gold medal to bob dole. some of the rewards recipients include george washington, and mother teresa. .ill bring any headlines this is bloomberg. bob dole is one of those giants. ♪ youu you scarlet: this is bloomberg markets. with another government shutdown looming over congress, the higher congressman and the house freedom caucus member jim jordan spoke to bloomberg to discuss his opinions on government spending. >> right now i don't think they're the votes for. i think democrats are going to vote for that, and there are a number of conservatives and the people in the armed services committee back problems with continuing this idea that we're going to function under a short-term resolution, short-term funding bill, and not do what we need to do for our national dissent. the right thing to do, what on is to make sure that we have what we need to protect this nation and protect our allies and what we need to do. let's hold the line everywhere else, and not continue to grow government. it is the conservative position, that is what we campaigned on, that is what we need
Bloomberg
May 9, 2017 10:00am EDT
improper means of competition. >> for someone who was to take george rinks empire global, what do you think about the protectionist rhetoric that is rising in many parts of the world, including the united states? does the threat of punitive tariffs change how you might look at an acquisition in the united states? there are rumors you have been looking at dean foods, the dairy company. the waymake you change you look at the risk associated with buying something in the united states? zong: it will have a huge impact on chinese companies. having spent a lot of money and energy on the early stage, you are rejected by the government in a last-minute. i think the u.s. should not be too worried about china. the world will bps well as long as china and the u.s. have normal trade ties -- will be peaceful as long as china and the u.s. have normal trade ties. >> is dean foods something you are looking at? zong: my daughter is in charge of the negotiations. >> what kind of role if she taking on, now? zong: in fact, she has been supervising one third of our business. she is looking for new opportu
Bloomberg
Oct 27, 2017 10:00am EDT
. he had senior roles under george h.w. bush. michael mckee, will continue to follow this story. michael mckee, our international policy and economics correspondent. vonnie: all right, in other news -- apple -- let's turn to tech. shares of apple are higher after the company began accepting free orders for its iphone 10. initial supplies for delivering next week sold out in minutes in several countries with weight times climbing is hot -- wait times climb in its highest six weeks in united states. join us to discuss the importance of the new iphone 4 apple an initial data on preorders is john butler. there was trepidation that those minutes after midnight, or those minutes after 5:00 or six clock in the morning would not see those orders rolled in, but they appear to be rolling in. good news forhe apple is the demand is clearly strong for the iphone x, and honestly, leading up to this, there was a question mark, because the iphone 8 has not been selling well. as we have seen with the recent prior refresh cycles, they have not always lived up to original expectations. people were
Bloomberg
Dec 27, 2016 10:00am EST
as finance minister. he was just on-the-job one year. we are learning more about the death of george michael. his partner says he found his partner dead in bed christmas day. police are calling the death of unexplained but not suspicious. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am taylor riggs. this is bloomberg. vonnie: thanks. we are less than one month away being sworntrump in. democrats are already preparing for a battle over taxes, warning the tax cuts directed at wealthiest will face united opposition. joining us now is our political reporter, kevin cirilli. we have gone a lot of rhetoric from the president-elect. does it appear he will go ahead with these tax cuts? he will.think perhaps what is more telling is that democrats are already mobilizing to oppose some of the president-elect's tax policy proposals. you have to remember that house speaker paul ryan has really made tax reform one of the crux issues of his speakership that he would really like to see through. i'll try and -- paul ryan has repeatedly tr
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
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
May 26, 2017 2:00pm EDT
reporter george leigh and oliver renick. plans to add what it calls countercyclical factors to its daily axing. what does that mean? recs it is more like a black box, no one knows exactly what it means. there seems to be an emerging consensus that it would stabilize the dollar and exchange rate. essentially what we would be seeing, is a period of repegging. : is it trying to prevent a collapse? [indiscernible] >> it is within a narrow range. it is trading between 680 and 690. on the other hand if you look at the yuan rate versus other including the korean won and the japanese yen, the renminbi is signing according to that index post by the china foreign exchange trading system. >> is this a temporary measure because they want stability heading into the meetings in the autumn, and in line with that, what does it mean for sdr inclusion because they make such a big deal about the liberalization and what message is that sitting out? and moody's mentioned the reason why they were willing after the downgrade to give them a stable outlook, was that because of capital controls because they
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
Nov 7, 2017 2:00pm EST
november 14. the committee will counsel the attorney general about what george papadopoulos told them about meetings. sessions will be asked to explain why he denied any knowledge of any trump campaign manager having any connections to russia. addressed aresident group of visiting mayors from catalonia. people did the at the ballot hawks what he calls the spanish governments repression of the wish for independence. he fled to brussels after they dismissed the regional government because of attempts to secede from spain. prince said's crown today the ballistic missile launched at the kingdom was a direct military aggression by the iranian regime. the saudi led coalition ordered the closure of all ports and grounded all trinitarian flights to the country. the first nation to give women the vote now wants to close the gender pay gap. news in the -- new zealand's new prime minister says she plans to achieve pay equity within four years. addparty is promising to dress social failures including the treatment of women at work. global news powered by 2700 journalists and analysts in 120 count
Bloomberg
Dec 28, 2017 2:00pm EST
retaliated with a similar ban, but beazer -- visas have resumed. former international soccer star george weir could be on the verge of winning liberia's presidency. of ballots tell it -- tallied so far. the challenger had received about 38%. both are competing to replace africa's first female president. launch failures are forcing the kremlin to take a look into the struggling industry. the concessions come after satellites were lost after a failed russian launch. in another blow, indications with the russian-built can indications settle it went silent after a lunch on tuesday. the string of failures calls into question russia's ability to remain -- retain high standards for manufacturing space equipment. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am development. this is bloomberg -- i am nabila ahmed. this is bloomberg. julie? julie: thank you. it is not all paradise at wynn resorts. we will tell you about the five-your battle for the company. they are outpacing rivals like las vegas sands and ngm resorts. from new york,
Bloomberg
Feb 22, 2017 12:00pm EST
for the world? good if we had more stability. elected. president when which was the case for george w. bush and president obama and donald trump, is willing to have a dialogue with russia, we have a lot of investments in russia. i think it is more important for the world -- >> have you changed at all your investment strategy with the u.s. trump, onou look at climate change, how has he altered that? >> the policy is good for the u.s. business. i'm willing to come here. initially, we can liquefied natural gas. number two and number three, a company and energy business. and we announce projects, we create jobs there. agreement, policy would be maintained and it is very important. chief: that was the executive officer and an exclusive interview. this is bloomberg. ♪ vonnie: this is "bloomberg markets." fed minutes out in about an hour and a half. also in investors minds, what will be done with treasuries? we're joined now. trillion. but let's just take us to a half trillion dollars. massiveed represents a buying base, though they have been done with quantitative easing for a long time,
Bloomberg
Oct 12, 2016 12:00pm EDT
like george soros and the koch brothers, of course on opposite sides. they are using cutting edge data to salty snacks to influence voters. money and politics reporter zach writer covering the story and joins us now. why is nevada considered so important? >> nevada is one of a handful of swing states that is important for the presidential and senate race. nevada seems to have attracted this proportionate amount of outside spending from the coat others and george soros who are not the candidate or campaign, but want to spend money independently to influence the outcome of the voters. part of that is because of nevada there is a grudge match between the koch brothers who have long feuded with senator harry reid and is now retiring and trying to get a replacement in the senate. they are trying very hard to get a republican elected. oliver: soros and the koch brothers, there is no big surprise there but there are different things happening this time around. what stood out to you about how this race is very different? >> they are trying to play the ground game a lot more. they have inc
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 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
Dec 6, 2016 12:00pm EST
insight on what this could mean for boeing. george ferguson with bloomberg .ntelligence joins us why did donald trump tweet this, and where does this $4 billion number come from? george: i am not sure where the $4 billion number came from. where this may have come from and why this is front of mine for donald trump could potentially be a washington post article that was published last about 120 $5 billion worth of administrative waste at the pentagon, which is a large portion of the defense budget. i think it is interesting because it seems like donald trump, he is returning to some of the campaign discussion he had about getting rid of waste at the pentagon. i think if you were a defense watcher it is also interesting. it does not mean he will give a blank check to the pentagon to increase spending on more defense programs. it seems that he is going to try to economize at the pentagon, and maybe this is front of mind because of this washington post article. it will not just be bowing that will be in the crosshairs bo --eing in the crosshairs. david: that piece by bob woodward and craig
Bloomberg
Feb 20, 2017 7:00am EST
papaconstantinou. here is what papaconstantinou had to say about the current situation in greece. george: it is sustainable over the next five years because exemptions are very low, very small. interest rates are very low on the central loan. beyond that, even if you do not buy the full analysis, because i do not think everybody knows where you will be in 2016, even then, it is clear that greece needs additional debt. that is something the germans are not willing to accept in principle. the eurogroup has said they will do more on greek debt relief. with german elections coming up, the germans are not willing to actions toinal identify what measures short of a haircut -- everybody understands it will not be a normal haircut -- so taking the rate at today's low levels, and a bigger grace period. >> but the germans want to see more. they want to see more austerity. really putsipras more austerity in the greek system without it being -- i minister of the irish says it will be the straw that breaks the camel's back. germans and the eurogroup are talking about a prime minister target over the
Bloomberg
Jan 20, 2017 12:00pm EST
, that he would be more george w. bush then like bill clinton. he is a young man but he would have an active life but not a big figure on the national stage in the short-term. donald trump's election has change the calculus and for a leader of a party that has been shattered in many ways. they are going to look to barack obama more than chuck schumer or anyone else on the stage. the most staggering thing about this is that barack obama at least right now seems ready to accept that mantle. >> here he is, barack obama and people will be watching these remarks closely for signals about the posture he will take but i don't think he will show his full hand as to what kind of post-presidency he will have. this is an unusual event. thanksart of it will be including the folks at joint plays arews, a facility huge part of any presidents life as it is the arrival and departure point domestic and foreign. you see the obama's now as civilians at andrews. you don't need to know them to see that well they recognize what they are leaving behind them what they are headed for. and it'stand there impor
Bloomberg
Dec 28, 2016 12:00pm EST
investors are euphoric. george: i don't think we are at euphoria territory yet, joe, but there has been a large change in sentiment over the last few months. i definitely -- that definitely place into an economic cycle coupled with where you see the previous transmit the example of consumer confidence index, the spread between the percentage of the list equities versus parish is at the highest 2007.since february joe: what happens then? george: yeah, exactly. we are not headed for anything like what we saw in 2008, 2009. i would never put ahead for 40% of like that. that said, sentiment is getting properly bullish after the bull market that has climbed the wall over half a decade now. speaking of that, stocks have done just fine, thank you, even the sentiment has been low for quite a long time. we are sort of not used to it anymore because it has been so long. what does it mean? what can we take away from that more positive sentiment? toward -- way i think about it is a loss from a purely contrary in perspective. it is hard for assets to lose value when everyone thinks they are goi
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 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
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 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
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
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
Dec 29, 2016 12:00pm EST
. pushednt george w. bush for a bill in 2007 that would have tightened border security while creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who paid fines and that other conditions. but it was killed by conservatives in congress. republican candidates focused on deporting the party'snted and the presidential candidate, mitt romney, posed a legal path to citizenship. 71% of their ballots for president obama. democrats are more or less united on immigration while congressional republicans have been split. to hard-liners, border security is the only issue that needs to be addressed. they were unmoved by an amendment to the 2013 senate bill that would have hired about 20,000 more border security guards and required an additional 350 miles of fencing on the u.s.-mexico border. and they were conservative on a pout to -- on a path to legal citizenship. you can read more about immigration in all out of our way takes on the -- of our quick takes on the bloomberg. ♪ oliver: third $12,000, lamborghini's most loyal customers can spend two days on the track exploring their supercars. miller
Bloomberg
Feb 17, 2017 12:00pm EST
an issue. we see this during the reagan administration and george w. bush. as far as that issue really rising in the minds of voters. the other thing is the tools they have, they still have the court. we watched what democrats can do on the floor. they have 48 votes and they can float some things down. mind, whatou don't happens with the paris climate accord? >> we are all wondering that. president trump vowed to cancel the u.s. participation agreement. see theseting to meetings. secretariatate -- tillerson -- secretary tillerson is on the ground. does that conversation with foreign leaders persuade off onon to maybe hold the paris agreement? fortis trump go down the path that he during the campaign yet -- or does trump go down the path he promised during the campaign? the senate confirming scott pruitt to become trumps epa administrator. boeing at images at the plant in charleston south carolina, where president trump is expected to speak in a matter of moments. this is bloomberg. ♪ david: live pictures of the boeing land in charleston, south carolina where president trump is
Bloomberg
Jan 23, 2017 12:00pm EST
president said that he thinks his administration can cut regulations by 75%. former president george h.w. bush is leaving the intensive care unit from a hospital in houston is -- and is being moved to a regular floor. he has been suffering from bacterial pneumonia. his wife, barbara, was discharged from the hospital, where she was being treated for bronchitis. in france the former education minister was the front runner in the socialist party primary. he will face the former prime minister next sunday and a runoff to determine the socialist candidate in april's presidential election. the independent candidate could be helped by a win next week. some socialist voters find him to left wing. global news, 24 hours per day, powered by 2600 journalists and in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg. vonnie: taylor riggs, thank you. earlier,terioration but we are off the lows for the dow. being dragged lower by qualcomm and other companies with the nasdaq down one third of 1%. let's get more details now from abigail doolittle. abigail: among the declines for the major averages, the worst sec
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
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
Nov 15, 2016 12:00pm EST
about the george washington bridge scandal , they have further, part and now it looks like that's further, part and it looks like the donald trump team is looking to remove chris christie. vonnie: how vulnerable is -- disposable is writes previous best re -- the new chief of staff? >> he is like donald trump's washington establishment guy, to keep them connected to focus on the hill and two republicans on k street and the rest of the republican establishment in this town. i do not think he will go anywhere. will beally i think he a stabilizing force in the white house, particularly if you've been in survival -- steve bannon survive the scrutiny and keeps his senior role in the trap administration. -- trump administration. david: people still upset donald trump selected steve bannon. could the transition team responded that and then to the pressure -- bend to the pressure? >> i would be shocked, it would take jeff sessions, his closest confident, saying that steve bannon is a problem before donald trump would throw him overboard. i do not take a republican who ran against the washi
Bloomberg
Dec 30, 2016 12:00pm EST
initial autopsy of george michael has been tests areve and more needed to establish a cause of death. his death on christmas day is unexplained, as but not suspicious. the manager said he died of a parent heart failure at his home. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more 2600 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i am courtney collins. this is bloomberg. oliver: stocks are on track for the first three-day slide since the election. still poised well in the green in the year up about 10%. jonathan golub has been one of the biggest cheerleaders of the bull market. the s&p already surpassing his year and target. he is still optimistic for the year ahead. julie hyman and mark barton asked for his 2017 playbook. >> i was bullish last year and we surpassed my 2225 target and we have a 2500 target to the end of 17 -- 2017 cleared the way you -- 2017. the way you play within the market is different than a year ago. it has become much more procyclical, taking advantage of trump policies and the fact that the labor markets have become much tighter and are pushing interest ra
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