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Bloomberg
Jun 5, 2017 12:00pm EDT
, george michel. we should remind viewers that boston market is a closely held company, so no franchisees yet. that might be in the future but certainly not yet. george: we have 50 restaurants operated by the army and air force exchange. we just opened last week our first franchise restaurant in kuwait. vonnie: yes, let's talk about this. one of the things scheduled for the five years to 2019 was a great expansion by boston market in the middle east of all places. you are domestic and really almost nowhere else except the middle east. where are you? george: we opened our first restaurant and the next one will open next week in kuwait. once we establish the brand in kuwait, we will move into other countries in the gulf region, saudi arabia and potential egypt. vonnie: why the middle east? george: chicken is king. otisserie chicken does well in the middle east and it's a great product to have against fried chicken. theie: you must be watching current administrations dealing in the middle east closely. is there anything that could impact your expansion plans for the middle east?
Bloomberg
Oct 30, 2017 2:00pm EDT
the key things is george papadopoulos bullis cooperation with the indictment. these are not necessarily finite. could find out new information and have further of them or others. it will be interesting to see whether or not there are more charges brought forward to these individuals are new ones. that's the process. sanders sayingy he expects miller's probe to continue very soon. is wishful thinking given how much it seems to be expanding. >> definitely. she did not provide any information about why she going tothe probe is be wrapping up soon. the white house has sort of herod this line for summer months saying this is just a witchhunt that is going to be completed very quickly because there are no reasons for president trump to be prosecuted or involved or targeted at all by this investigation. it does appear the special counsel is looking at different ways to advance the investigation. he is continuing to have interviews and talk to people. he has called on the white house to preserve all emails and all information that may shed more light on what happened during the 2016
Bloomberg
Jan 5, 2018 12:00pm EST
obama and george w. bush. have agreed to talk about reducing tensions in the run-up to the winter olympics in south korea next month. regime accepted a proposal to hold discussions on tuesday, they will discuss overall discussions and north korea's offer to send a delegation to the winter olympics, the first formal talks since 2015. the united nations security council will hold an emergency meeting this afternoon about iran, nikki haley passphrase the demonstrators, saying "the united nations must speak out on their behalf." russia has warned against external interference and what it sees as iran's internal affairs. 21 people have died and hundreds arrested in a week of antigovernment protests and unrest. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 overalists and analysts in 120 countries. i am mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. noon in new york at 5:00 p.m. in london and 1:00 a.m. in hong kong. i am shery ahn. vonnie: i am vonnie quinn. welcome to bloomberg markets. ♪ shery: from bloomberg world headquarters in new york, here are the top stories. it is payroll friday,
Bloomberg
Jun 28, 2017 12:00pm EDT
rico versus its creditors , former new york governor george for jackie, and advisor -- george for tacky, and advisor, will be joining us. day,ay into the trading partially in the green. julie hyman is with us. more in the green than we were the nasdaq was unchanged at that point and it seems to have bounced off of its 50 day moving average, moving higher along with the other major averages. what is leading is not technology, not in the s&p 500. it is the financials, up more than 1%. a broad-based rally with no sign of red on this wheel. materials, industrial, consuming .ery -- consumer industrial as for the financials, a couple of things driving the gains. today, the bank, the second part of the bank stress test coming from the government after the close. more importantly, details of their plans to return capital to shareholders. they have to undergo the stress tests first. and other types of financials rising. america rise, prudential, raymond james all gaining, part of that because of the movement in the 10 year treasury. yesterday, a big increase in yields. itay, that has conti
Bloomberg
Jan 20, 2017 10:00am EST
following his election. and president george w. bush for a 6% drop. clinton performing the best over the balance of his two terms followed by president obama. those first couple of months were not necessarily an indication of falling performance. politics aside, we got a lot a big earnings to report yet to talk about as well. general electric shares are lower. fourth-quarter revenue trailing analyst's estimates. procter and gamble relying more on it premium products. revenue beating estimates. american express spending a record amount on marketing after losing its cost go lucidity tcotract -- losing its cost exclusivity contract. also, was mentioning is oil which has been surging. saudi arabia saying opec another nation's on the way to promise cuts. david: we just saw kellyanne conway going to the west front of the capital where she will take in the proceedings going forward. it is an observation date in the u.s. mark barton is standing by in london with the markets there. change for the stoxx 600. on track for the first week we drop. look at the ftse 100, the white line. the blue li
Bloomberg
Jun 9, 2017 12:30pm EDT
particularly in recent years? george sard: the biggest change is the compression of the news cycle we live with. it used to be that we would've mel at a press release of a deal we were melted and it wouldn't show up tomorrow morning. not everything in a 24-hour news out a-- we would mail press release of a deal and it would show up tomorrow morning. -- now everything is in the 24 hour news cycle. paul verbinnen: 25 years ago, we did not have internet or the cell phones. that technology that the challenged big media is also made it possible for people to go directly to their constituency. are in the news every day with the trump administration. how often do you feel like you know where the source of a leak comes from? are you able to share that information with clients? >> the place i would start to say is leaks are prevalent. we have done analysis to show the percentage of major deal leaks is up significantly in the last five years. oftentimes, it is hard to figure out where a leak came from. you never really know for sure. you can make good gases in terms of whether there was a motiv
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
Oct 30, 2017 10:00am EDT
bloomberg. vonnie: thank you. coming up, the rise of past investment. george walker talks to us exclusively about how the firm is competing the giants such as jpmorgan and goldman sachs to attract pension funds and insurers. that is next. this is bloomberg. ♪ vonnie: this is "bloomberg markets." i'm vonnie quinn. it is time for futures in focus. president says president says n enough for the new fed chair is coming this week. the dollar taking a break. we are close to highs of recent months. will it stay there if we get another announcement -- if we get in announcement --if we get an announcement? >> we found our lows and 91 and we will work higher. i think we have an outstanding chance to go back to a dollar. you will see some selloffs in now, i wouldright be lucky to buy at 94. lucky for a break and 95. the question is, how fast do we go higher? vonnie: we have oil trading above $54 a barrel. how much of this has to do with the movement in the dollar, and how much of it is truly fundamental with opec? >> actually, i think it is artificial in my opinion. it doesn't have anything to do wi
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
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
Jan 19, 2017 12:00pm EST
forum. an extensive interview with billionaire george soros. this is bloomberg. david: this is bloomberg markets. let's check out bloomberg first word news this afternoon. >> it is the story we have been talking about all morning. steven mnuchin in his bid to become the next u.s. treasury secretary. they told senators at his confirmation hearing that he will be -- mr. mnuchin: i am committed to be very responsible in my position there and make sure i properly provide support from the treasury department. i would take my responsibility very seriously. will enforce sanctions against ironic and a night he had offshore entities to avoid is. said that having donald trump won't be such a great deal after all according to officials in moscow. their skepticism that any -- the backlash over russian hacking has forced the cabinet picks to take tougher lines on russia and -- than the kremlin anticipated. global news powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in 120 countries. this is bloomberg. david: we will go back to the office building. the minority leader starting a second ro
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
Oct 30, 2017 12:00pm EDT
. george popadopolus admitted making false statements to the f.b.i. and suggested donald trump meet with leaders during the campaign. and the government is cracking down on leaders of the catalonia independent movement. regional officials will be prosecuted on charges of rebellion. the attorney general has stopped short of ordering their immediate arrest. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2,700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg markets. mark: coming up on the close, we'll take a closer look at paul man forth's background and how he made millions of dollars promoting kremlin's friendly interest in the ukraine. that's next. this is bloomberg. vonnie: i'm vonnie quinn. mark: counting out to the european close in 14 minutes time. let's go over the indictments against foreign trump campaign advisor paul manafort. in a 12-count indictment he's accused of laundering $18 million to support a lavish lifestyle including buying u.s. real estate and defrauding financial institutions that loan money. bloomberg reported manafort made millions of
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
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 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
Aug 16, 2017 12:00pm EDT
. - - denouncing the president and his lack of condemnation. >> the 41st president, george bush,ush and george w. they both put out a statement not specifically denouncing the president by name but coming out forcefully against nazism, white supremacy, making a very forceful statement in contrast to what the president did where he sort of equivocation between many sides and different groups, and also the senate majority leader, the house speaker, both republicans, the highest-ranking republicans in congress putting out statements over the last 24 hours that seemed to repudiate the president's comments even though they did not directly, comments about what the president said, they took a different strategy when directing this issue of white nationalism, white supremacy, and neo-naizis. they were able to denounce these groups without saying it's about both sides, and basically making it clear they are uncomfortable with the way the president handled it. vonnie: the trouble is these rallies aren't over. there was another statement you mention from the senate majority leader. it ostensi
Bloomberg
Jan 25, 2017 12:00pm EST
. dreamliner washe behind the strength. george ferguson said overall this is a very strong, solid quarter. one thing that stood out to him was the fact that guidance was light and he was disappointed by the 9% margin for the commercial segment, but the military segment had an 11% margin which he said was really quite solid. you would think the military margin could help the defense contractors, but we look at lockheed martin and general dynamics and looking at a lot of weakness here. this is probably more of a reflection that lockheed martin offered a 2017 earnings below estimates. this is one of the best sectors since the election. #btb 5702look at g since the election. in orange we have raytheon. they are all trading higher. we see that general dynamics is outperforming in a big way, up about 14% since the election and douglas says this have to do with the company's exposure to the shipbuilding activities, something that has been supported by trump, while lockheed martin is weighed on by that view and fears along -- around cost-cutting. vonnie: thank you for that from our market wall. l
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
Jul 19, 2017 10:00am EDT
kkr yesterday. -- firm appointed two copresidents. the likely successors to henry and george. what would you tell me about them and how it's going to change the way the firm does business? >> i would say it's not going to change the way the firm does business at all. henry and george are still completely committed to the business and the firm. it does freedom of for working this leaders is like myself and keeping the culture of the firm. i think that's quite positive in terms of how henry and george continued to spend their time and overseeing all of the investment activity at a leadership level. with respect to the day-to-day operations i think this is awesome for the firm because it gives both joe and scott an opportunity to get the rhythm of the global footprint in the firm in the rhythm of running a very large and dynamic organization. i am reporting directly to scott and joe and i think that's a reaffirmation of the franchise. erik: thank you for spending time with me. that's ralph rosenberg, global head of real estate at kkr. vonnie: thank you for bringing us that interview.
Bloomberg
Aug 24, 2017 12:00pm EDT
george has been calling for higher interest rates for years to head off inflation, but there is not enough inflation, at least not the target of 2%. michael mckee is an jackson hole for the kansas city fed's annual economic symposium. esther george if this was premature. i think about inflation, i think about our mandate, which is price stability. relative to an economy that is growing at 2% and adding jobs, i think we are in a good place and we still have very accommodative monetary policy. that tells me we should begin have indicated, gradually begin to remove accommodation, as long as reports indicate we are moving in the right direction, which i think we are. indicate another rate increase this year. >> that was my last forecast. each time we put that together is a new opportunity to look at the data. we will be looking at the data and seeing whether that still makes sense. based on what i have seen today, i think there is still an opportunity to do that. of the year,end not necessarily by september. consider a breakdown a commitment. i think it is a general sense of where rates
Bloomberg
May 10, 2017 12:00pm EDT
george w. bush and the number two position. you have not been shy to make tough decisions, even controversial. how important is it to explain why? some of the things people are reacting is the explanation to last august and what happened with the democratic administration and the democratic attorney general and that seems less implausible. all, was airst of week 12 hours into this? you know, i think making a demand for an elaborate as one nation 12 hours into it is an interesting objective but hardly critical. therek everybody will get -- and just what is going on and stop trying to turn it into world war iii. david: let's go back to the agenda. what is the most important thing the president should be focusing on? sam zell: i for sure do not think it is james comey. it is important as i think health care is an tax reform, at the moment, i think what is going on in the world and we have had eight years of no foreign policy and we need to get one quick. and i think what is going on in venezuela and the ukraine, what is going on in the middle east, they are the most important issue
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2017 10:00am EST
former u.s. ambassador from israel to george -- to jordan. this is bloomberg. ♪ in the city of london, i am mark barton. vonnie: in new york, i'm by quinn and this is numbered markets. hours after president donald trump said the u.s. recognizes jerusalem as the capital of israel, palestinians took to the streets to protest and shortly after hamas military group that controls the gaza strip called for an uprising against the --aelis, what are the geopolitical implications? joining us on the phone is an too many former economies and also the united nations and russia. former secretary of state for political fit -- clinical affairs. the american mediation now, absolutely no longer in question. >> no. i think it is even more jeopardized than before, where it was hard to believe that the negotiators that were out there working for president trump were making any real progress. hase the middle east constantly astonished us by getting worse when we feel it cannot. i do not think that is necessarily an argument here, in part because we have a unique relationship with israel and the palestinians
Bloomberg
Mar 7, 2017 12:00pm EST
and kurdish targets. said turkey also discussing plans to recapture islamic state. george michael died of natural causes as a result of a fatty heart disease. he was found dead at his home on christmas day in england. george michael was 53 years old. 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. thanks. a check on u.s. stocks. we have been down all day. 29,033. s&p 500 down about .25. nasdaq down about .2. lower but still not with much conviction. let's go to abigail doolittle to see what is going on. abigail: well put in terms of declines. when we look at the imap for the s&p 500, a great way to look at what is happening sector wise. mainly red but some green creeping in. the battle between the bulls and bears. health care had been the worst now one of the worst sectors is energy down nearly .7. not surprisingly, this suggests the drags her big energy names, including exxon and chevron. are modestly lower, down less than 1%. the biggest drag from the s&p 500 down more. stocks are m
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
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
Nov 8, 2017 10:00am EST
you to frack multiple times along the lateral. in the 1980's, george mitchell, the father of shale, first pumped this in texas. this technique spread throughout fromhe major shale areas texas to north dakota, and companies continue to innovate, drilling multiple wells in one small area with pipes in different directions underground. they can produce one barrel of oil for half the cost of what they did four years ago. efficient companies get, the more oil the u.s. produces. the u.s. is close to overtaking saudi arabia as the world's top oil producer, all thanks to fracking. just a taste of what you can get thursday night at 9:00 p.m. but it sets the stage or why the continuing revolution in tracking and shale could say -- shale could stay solid. i will be down at the new york stock exchange. pivotal because when you're ago, he was like, i am reducing debt, boosting buybacks and not spending on growth. everyone said he was crazy but now the industry is doing that. what he does today could outline what the industry is doing in one year. i am looking forward to that conversation. vonni
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
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
Apr 11, 2017 2:00pm EDT
the policy overall is george ferguson. everybody has been talking about this. let's talk about the general policy overall. this is something that goes on all the time, the concept of overselling. that?stainable is airlines have been pushing up load factors to make their operations more efficient. they fill the airplane with more people. as you get closer and closer to , you they are near 85 now run the risk of having to bump passengers. if your policies don't keep up with the challenges of bumping passengers, you get into situations like this. it might have been better to offer money and clear people off the flight that way. abigail: what does this do to business travelers? there's a lot of business travelers in terms of airline revenue. does it change that segments perception of using the full carriers? george: i think business travelers have to think about it. situationend up in a where you get involuntarily bumped from an airline and you don't make a business meeting. , american and delta are the three big full-service carriers. that is where they make their money come on the bu
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
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
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Oct 31, 2017 10:00am EDT
. the cooperation of george papadopoulos could be the bigger threat. 126 million, the number likely to get center of lawmaker scrutiny of tech companies. general councils of facebook, twitter and google are set to face questions from the senate judiciary committee on how they fail to keep russians from interfering in the 2016 election. and european research roles are shaking up the financial industry. paul hamill, citadel mobile head takekes, joins us with his and much, much more. , plus, more. we are 30 minutes into the u.s. trading days. julie hyman is to it breaking economic data. is on consumer confidence, coming in ahead of estimates. the confidence index rising to about.9 versus -- 125.9, quattro points better than estimated by economists. in addition, we have the chicago purchasing managers index higher than estimated at 66.6. very little change at this point in time, the nasdaq gaining a not muchre but movement. let's go to a there is movement deal talk and earnings. we have a lot to talk about. rockwell automation gassing up big as shares of emerson electric fall. emerson has
Bloomberg
Apr 17, 2017 12:00pm EDT
what hans or george said and that turkey had a more democratic election than anywhere else. he said those banging pots and pans lost eight times. there were calls by the european union to talk to the opposition. if you were still an opposition lawmaker in turkey, what would you say to him if he did come and talk to you? akyan: first, i think erdogan should read the oed report where members of the parliament and individual european nations argued that there was not an equal playing field. neither the campaign or the counting was in accordance with the european standards. a look atwhen i take various opposition entities in werey, i see they denied media time, denied rallies, denied culture alongside many of its lawmakers and mayors and party officials. this was a referendum under a state of emergency conditions. it was the farthest away from free and fair. vonnie: he is also saying the european union has made turkey way for 54 years at the door and turkey can hold a referendum for eu talks. thate eu sort of decides it's not part of the eu anymore, what does that do to turkey and inter
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
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
Oct 20, 2017 10:00am EDT
way. i have the utmost respect for henry and george, and my partners at kkr. you are out of the industry you can be clearer eyed about the challenges private equity faces. in some respects it has none. there are things the industry needs to confront. what is top of the list? alex: let's dissect that if i can. investors, big institutional investors, even individual investors are recognizing the private equity deliveredt large has good risk-adjusted returns. decade. last which is been the most followed volatile. i think we start with the foundation the private equity has delivered significant returns. there are a lot of people who are either increasing allocations to private equity or coming into private equity. on the fundraising side it is a terrific environment for good reasons. the industry is more competitive. there are a number of firms competing at all levels. like in the industry that has delivered great returns, there has been a huge amount of talent. it is a more competitive industry. the industry has evolved. ago you looked at what we bought this business. there was ask
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
Aug 29, 2017 2:00pm EDT
obama, or george w. bush, or president clinton? at this point,k, it would make a difference, certainly with respect to party. i do think in the next two or three months, we are going to have a number of opportunities topreserve -- tw observe the predictability of our presidential administration. the trade negotiations between mexico and canada, and china, and if the world reaches the conclusion, collectively, that our administration is very difficult, or unpredictable, to deal with, that is a negative, not only for the markets but for the world economy. >> given the insurgencies -- given the uncertainties right now, what is the lesson for the investor? how should the investor prepare for the wide range of possibilities? there is decade-long research about how difficult it is to figure out when exactly to get of the market. and i'm pretty convinced by the research, that no one can do that extraordinarily well. history, therein were people who became very famous for predicting the crash of 1987, for the financial crisis in 2008. most of those people predicted one of those things accurate
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
Jun 7, 2017 12:00pm EDT
christopher wray, who ran the justice department under president george w. bush. he called him a "man of impeccable credentials." and the united nations says the united states will not allow the u.n. to "bully israel" anymore. nikki haley spoke today in jerusalem after parading the un's top human rights body. israel attacked the georgia state unfairly. ambassador haley told the u.n. president "i have never taken kindly to bullies, and the u.n. has bullied israel for a very long time and we will not let that happen anymore." montenegrins flag has been o's flagt -- montenegr has been raised at nato, as they officially joined the military alignment -- alliance. it was called a historic day, now has anenegro equal voice of the table and the decisions the alliance makes. albania and croatia were the last companies to join -- countries to join nato in 2009. on mark crumpton, this is bloomberg. vonnie? vonnie: coming up, we will be heading like to the annual bloomberg in best summit, where winke; nkle re -- lreid will speak. this is bloomberg. vonnie: this is bloomberg markets, i'm vonnie quinn
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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
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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
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Aug 31, 2017 2:00pm EDT
us from austin is texas land commissioner george p. bush. his office plays a key role in the state, managing oil and gas, and is responsible for coastal protection. thank you for joining us right now. taking a look forward, what needs to be done to prevent this kind of catastrophic destruction from happening to a major texas city going forward? it is a i think combination of many factors. ,ur agency presented an idea proposal, before the last legislative session to create a coastal spine that would withstand a category four or 5 storm that would detect the houston ship channel, the second-most important port in the united states. this would be a long development, a long process. what we asked for was the same type of treatment that new orleans received after katrina. all beasley, we were unsuccessful in obtaining the wereng -- obviously, we unsuccessful in obtaining the funding, but we outlined a vision where we could protect and of what an industry like petrochemical facilities, retail, and the hub that the houston ship channel is in terms of economic activity. secondly, as texans
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Mar 1, 2017 10:00am EST
water management by april 15, and david mccormick, former treasury undersecretary under george w. bush, is being elevated to co-ceo with eileen murray, formerly of morgan stanley, also who has a deep background in technology. these are big changes at bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund manager. mark: what is the significance of the mccormick co-ceo with murray? do we know much? erik: do we know much about them? well, we know that eileen murray has been effectively running a good part of the firm already. her skill appears to be in administration management and oversight of the technology operation. david mccormick, by virtue of his experience in the public sector and government, mark, is a little bit more of an external-facing prison. bridgewater needs -- external-facing person. bridgewater needs both of those kind of people in managing roles gregse ray dalio and jensen, another former co-ceo, are running day-to-day investments. one more thing i would .2, mark, out of this memo from ray dalio, is that he is putting the world on notice that he will be carried out of the bridgewa
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Jun 5, 2017 10:00am EDT
-known mushy people, ronald reagan, henry kissinger, and james baker, george w. bush, regularly used the concept of the community of nations as what the united states was trying to uphold. when we step away from that, our adversaries have to suspect that we're going to do less for other nations. other nations are going to feel more strongly that they have to take matters in their own hands. and we saw that experiment. we saw that experiment after the first world war when nations pulled away from each other. when the united states didn't join the league of nations. when britain and france stood for maximizing repa racials from germany rather -- reparation from germany rather than trying to create some kind of internationalcies tefment this is a potentially catastrophic philosophy. and it comes at a home when we have the very serious terror threats that you talked about, and i suspect ultimately more consequential we have the challenge of integrating into the global system arising china. my colleague, graham, at harvard has an important new book out on the trap talking about the diffic
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Jan 11, 2018 2:00pm EST
, mike george. after a pause yesterday, we resumed the rally. back. rally is look at the solid gains that we have for the major averages nasdaq s&p 500 and bit igher by .5% or a more. 2000. out russell the optimism is back about tax cuts and what it will economy and we have the earnings season getting under way tomorrow with some of the big banks. those in a t moment. but first, let's look at a few of the stocks that are 2000 g the russell higher. these are small cap stocks. 17%.ress software up they beat earnings and sales estimates. same thing with k.b. home. they beat earnings by more than 9%. stands out in contrast to yesterday's lennar.s miss by company, the brinks up almost 9%. these are some small cap winners. the earning season overall, let's hop bloomberg and look at the year-over-year earnings growth. in 2013 and '14, ecent growth, but then we see an earnings recession '16.here to 2015, 2017, lots of growth. 20% last year. this is the estimate for the fourth quarter that we'll be at.ing up 11.8%. that according to mkm. be more reason to think why the stock market is rallyin
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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.
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Feb 1, 2017 10:00am EST
, george soros lost money. that is according to reports by hedge fund investor lch investors. bridgwater was the most lucrative of the top 20 hedge funds ranked. royal bank in scotland would probably pick dublin as the european union base. once the u.k. use the eu. davies told bloomberg tv that the bank would only have to move tens of employees and not the numbers other banks have discussed. that is your latest business flash. mark: still ahead, dan fuss joins us to talk about the outlook for global bonds. and the big bed decision later -- and the big fed decision later. this is bloomberg. ♪ vonnie: breaking news, blackstone lacks imitation holmes has hit the public market, shares of slightly. ts, .75 of 1%. we will speak to the ceo in a few minutes from the stock exchange. made up ofhomes is single family home leases. we will speak with the ceo in a few minutes. fed chair janet yellen and colleagues meet later today to get the statements. this is the first meeting of the federal reserve this year. the meeting has started. no one expecting in interest-rate increase but inte
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Jan 24, 2017 10:00am EST
judge is the leading candidate. he was appointed by president george w. bush in 2006. israel says it has approved 2500 west bank settlement homes. their defense minister says the majority of the housing units will be built and settlement blocs. those areas are where most settlers live in which israel wants to keep under troll -- under their control. it is a record morning for la la land. they led the way with 14 nominations for the oscars, matching the titanic. for best earned nods picture and best actor and actress. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i am alisa parenti. this is bloomberg. mark: thanks. let's look at what is happening with european markets. the big news here in london, theresa may has to have the backing of parliament before she triggers article 50. her plan is still to do that by the end of march. those who are against the process may have something to say. she puts forward today. stocks are rising. in the wake of the supreme court ruling. suggesting it was priced in. a quick peek at the currenc
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