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Bloomberg
Aug 24, 2017 2:00pm EDT
gathering for the tracks and whole summits -- jackson hole summit. asked george if more rate hikes would be premature with inflation below the fed's target. >> i think about our mandate, which is price stability. relative to an economy growing at 2% and adding jobs, i think we are in a pretty good place. we still have accommodative monetary policies. that tells me we should begin to gradually be removing that accommodation. as long as the outlook supports that we are moving in the right direction. i think we are. michael: that suggests you are in favor of another rate move? esther: it shall we put that together is a new opportunity to look at the data. i will look at it in the next excess we get ready for the september meeting and see if it still makes sense. i think there is still opportunity to do that. end of the year, not necessarily in september? er: no, i think it is a general sense of where we should go. michael: to what extent is inflation a lagging indicator? it develops curve broken -- is the phillips curve broken? what happened to inflation? many people are setting that issue.
Bloomberg
Jul 7, 2017 2:00pm EDT
party talks that took place under the george w. bush administration ministration. japan, north, korea, south korea, and ourselves. they are not far away from north korea, so they have a stake in this. but i think it is an international problem. we need to have some kind of meeting of the minds of going about persuading north korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions. this is the most serious security problem doubling the world at the moment, and the in battling the countries i just mentioned, and progress has been elusive until now. julia: we have seen a path donald trump has laid out to increase pressure on china, whether it is an arms deal with or movementstaiwan in the south china sea. and nikki haley suggesting that anyone who trades with north korea will not be traded with by the united states. is this the right way to handle china on this issue? >> secondary sanctions are one of the issues people have talked about. not only sanctioning north korea but sanctioning countries that trade with north korea. i do not know if that is the best approach. i spoke with the chinese government o
Bloomberg
Feb 24, 2017 12:00pm EST
a stake in the airlines. george ferguson of bloomberg intelligence told our team weeks ago that the fact that warren buffett has such a big stake in the airline suggests he may think that fuel is likely to stay at current levels, oil lower for longer, plus a progrowth play. it will be interesting to see what the annual letter perhaps. lisa: thank you so much, abigail doolittle. is a war between bulls and bears on treasury today. we are seeing a rally on the 10-year, but the next guest sees the deals hitting 2.9% by the end of the year. joining us now is subadra r ajappa of societe generale. the conviction that the market is long and they are underestimating the risks associated with inflation, as well as just general growth. >> what is driving the markets right now is uncertainty. one, election overseas in france , the netherlands, as well as germany. the second is uncertainty about the timing of the next rate hike. the third factor is uncertainty on fiscal policy front. once we get through those uncertainties, we can get back slow,ck to where a gradual rise in yields -- lisa: hold
Bloomberg
Feb 16, 2017 12:00pm EST
quickly. any years ago he did serve on the labor relations board under george bush. brought on -- as the u.s. attorney for that southern district in florida, and as assistant attorney general, he had a lot to do with civil rights matters, among other issues, he has spoken out on the rights of muslims in the united states. this was back when he was an appellate judge. a rich history, much of which does not center around labor relations, although we believe he has many published opinions we will be taking a look at. he would be the first hispanic -- would alleviate some of the criticisms a president trump not naming enough hispanics to cabinet positions. vonnie: florida native as well. margaret, thank you. we will be back with you after that press conference, which we will find extremely interesting. we will take you live to that conference when it happens. once again, former assistant attorney general alexander acosta is going to be nominated to the position of labor secretary by the president. in just a few minutes we will bring that conference when it happens. this is bloomberg. ♪ i'v
Bloomberg
Nov 7, 2016 12:00pm EST
-- contradicting the testimony of two former aides that were convicted last week in the george washington bridge lane closing scandal. in an interview this morning with charlie rose, governor christie insisted he had no recollection of being informed of the events as they happened and he questioned the logic of those involved. >> one of the most abjectly stupid things i have ever seen. think about it. you know me. at thisty good political game. i'm up by 25 points in a blue state. i decide that i going to create a traffic jam in a town that the democrat town that i need to win? his aides were convicted of creating traffic chaos at the gym to punish a local mayor who refused to endorse chris christie's 2013 reelection bid. marissa may insists that brexit judgese obstructed by are lawmakers. saying that while others may see to limit negotiations, the government will get on with delivering the decision of the british people. these are her first public remarks since the ruling that parliament should start in on negotiations with the european union. news, 20 four hours per day, powered by 2600
Bloomberg
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
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
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
Oct 18, 2016 12:00pm EDT
80s whento the mid-19 george lucas and officers of steve jobs' newly formed pixar agreed not to raid employees. samsung is letting travelers exchange note 7 smartphones as part of an effort to recall millions of note 7 phones because the devices are prone to catch fire and exploded regulators banned the model on all u.s. flights last week. customers can exchange the phones or get a full refund. tobnb is encouraging hosts install solar panels. those renting a property's can back if they00 install a system that is valid through the first three months of 2017. scarlet: how to a bloomberg scoop. over the past i would it seems verizon may get past our it seems a verizon may be growing impatient with yahoo! -- over the past hour it seems that verizon may be growing impatient with yahoo! the data breaches causing misgivings internally with verizon about the deal. are we talking about misgivings in terms of negotiating price for verizon backing out completely? >> at this point it is all about negotiations. they have about 20 teams working on integrating the 2 companies. and everything i
Bloomberg
Jan 18, 2017 12:00pm EST
opposing sides in the nearly six-year syrian conflict. ankara -- thatr president george h w bush has been hospitalized in houston. a spokesman says he was taken to the hospital on saturday for shortness of breath. mrs. -- mr. brush is said to be responding well to treatment and will be going home soon. the former president is 92. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm emma chandra. this is bloomberg. david? david: the world economic forum is hosting its annual meeting in davos, switzerland this week. schwartzman is also the chairman of donald trump's strategic and policy forum, and erik asked him what he is learning from spending time with the president elect. >> i've come away with the fact time,t's a really busy that he wants to do -- at the end of the day, the right thing for america. wants to improve the economy. flexiblehe's a pretty time, person, when he's presented with information. he'll go to the right place. sometimes a little colorful getting there. an interesting quick study. k: some of the things he
Bloomberg
Dec 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
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
Bloomberg
Dec 13, 2016 12:00pm EST
compromise -- also has conflicts in the way he runs his business is. every president since george washington has taken steps to isolate himself from the conflicts of their personal wealth. we want to donald trump to do that. it has nothing to do with his business. we want him to set up blind trusts and divest from these holdings. we are anxious to see how he intends to separate himself from his business. thank you so much, senator ben cardin joining us from capitol hill. scarlet: donald trump has pledged to make america's business structure second to none. we will be speaking to the ceo of aecom. this is bloomberg. ♪ oliver: this is "bloomberg markets." scarlet: donald trump's pledge spendingand researcher -- and researcher spending -- today, we are putting the spotlight on one company, a ecom, whose shares are up 40% after election day. a number oferseen infrastructure projects from concept to completion, including one world trade center. joining us now is the chairman and ceo of aecom, mike burke. you are in new york city, you held an investor meeting today in which you discus
Bloomberg
Feb 21, 2017 12:00pm EST
slaughter. he served on the council of economic advisers under georgent george don't -- w. bush. he joins us from the campus in new hampshire. good to have you here. when you were in the white house, you dealt with this data all the time. thejob is to make sure president is getting accurate information to make informed decisions about the economy. what do you make of these reports of tinkering with the methodology? >> the trade statistics is one of the most important data the government collects. the reports that are out for how the export numbers would be altered, i know of no problem that that would solve. i know of many problems that would introduce of how we -- understand and see how we -- how are our -- how our economy is doing -- david: my understanding is the specific change they are talking about is we would not report as an export a product that came into the country or a re-exports, but that would be a important. dean slaughter: the reality of how so many american companies compete and succeed is they have these elaborate global supply chains. value is added by american wo
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