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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
Jul 27, 2017 10:00am EDT
discuss it is george, head of fixed income strategy. george, relatively soon, does that mean an announcement in september, and maybe some action in october? there are a lot of sticking point in september. it could influence the fed's decision for a start in q4. but they almost in the opposite of what they did in 2013. they put out all of that ahead of time before pulling the trigger. you talk about positioning, this cycle of being in an anomaly. let's cut to the chase. what does it mean for trade? what should we buy as a result of that? george: it is a function of buy and sell. there are a lot of relative i opportunities throughout this. in the treasury space and beyond -- opportunities throughout this period, in the treasury space and beyond. we had been living in a world where investors have not had to hedge for two way risk. that will cause volatility over the course of time. the first three months may seem like a snoozer because they will go slow, but we do think that is a look towards next year, they are going to be putting a lot of paper back into the system. the private s
Bloomberg
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jun 5, 2017 10:00am EDT
-known mushy people, ronald reagan, henry kissinger, and james baker, george w. bush, regularly used the concept of the community of nations as what the united states was trying to uphold. when we step away from that, our adversaries have to suspect that we're going to do less for other nations. other nations are going to feel more strongly that they have to take matters in their own hands. and we saw that experiment. we saw that experiment after the first world war when nations pulled away from each other. when the united states didn't join the league of nations. when britain and france stood for maximizing repa racials from germany rather -- reparation from germany rather than trying to create some kind of internationalcies tefment this is a potentially catastrophic philosophy. and it comes at a home when we have the very serious terror threats that you talked about, and i suspect ultimately more consequential we have the challenge of integrating into the global system arising china. my colleague, graham, at harvard has an important new book out on the trap talking about the diffic
Bloomberg
Jun 30, 2017 12:30pm EDT
airlines hire, and george ferguson, bloomberg intelligence analyst, told our team earlier this has everything to do with the fact that estimates are being revised higher plus we have oil mostly down since the middle of may. let's take a look at those tech losers on the week. netflix, amazon, alphabet. netflix on paper, it's worst week since november. health of it on paper, it's worst week since april of last year. not a lot fundamentally happening here with the exception of alphabet being slapped with that huge $2.7 billion fine by the eu. bloomberg intelligence analyst says nothing has changed here except for that sector rotation we are talking about out of tech into the financials. very interesting, then ammons samet -- said, we have the space selling in the stocks, if you look at the bonds, they're fine. we have some jitters on the part of investors in technology. this chart exemplifies it, g #btv209. we see a beautiful uptrend. the 50 day moving -- 60 day moving average rising, telling us buyers are in control. it represents uncertainty on the part of investors but with the nas
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
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
Mar 16, 2017 10:00am EDT
hawkish is that what we are suggesting here? know.don't it is too early. mark: george stays with us. we will talk about the latest decision from the bank of japan and what we can expect for the rest of the major central banks. this is bloomberg. ♪ i think it would be different for the simple reason suffering mores and everywhere else is looking more optimistic, particularly in europe. thoseill be positive for countries. -- the fed maybe raising a couple of times this year. there are deviations, but it is partly because we're going to a shock which is specific to the u.k.. of aheade we got ahead of ourselves? bloombergmeeting went releases story, the ecb could end. rates before the are we getting ahead of ourselves? do you still think tapering will be preannounced this year? >> i think it will. it might not be until after the election season is over. the second half of 2018, it will take some time. i think we should remember that tapering is not tightening. it is still loosening. we have said we will see a recession within five years and there is no doubt about that. taking the fed
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
Dec 29, 2016 10:00am EST
reform back in 1986. president george w. bush pushed for a bill and 27 -- 2007 that would have tightened the border. but it was killed by conservatives in congress. republican candidates focused on deporting the undocumented. mitt romney opposed a path to legal residency over citizenship. that november, hispanic voters cast 40% of their ballots for president obama. democrats are more or less united on immigration. congressional republicans had been split. 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. there are conservatives who approve for a path to legal status, but not citizenship. thepublicans feared continued fight over immigration more hispanicing voters in the arms of democrats. you can read more about immigration on the bloomberg. i'm courtney collins. that is your global business report. had to bloomberg.com for more stories. vonnie: philip kent -- still ahead, the looming exit from the european union. is u.k. real estate arena staggering. this is
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 6, 2017 12:00pm EST
through. easier than under obama or even george w. bush. we might be looking back to the reagan era, when it felt like there was very little scrutiny. i mean, that's what they are hoping. vonnie: jeff, i mean, to a certain extent, with very little earnings growth in very little overall macro growth, companies doing deals without demand returns? they have to engineer earnings. exactly. interest rates are still low. we are still in this situation where investors will see a company do it deal and be supportive of it. that someone might break someone is buying something and the shares go up. 10 years ago anyone who was going to spend that money, their shares would get pummeled and they would drop on the day of the announcement, but we don't see that much anymore. vonnie: what about lbo activity? jeff: this is going to stay slow. vonnie: all right, jeff mccracken. coming up, president trump, advising global populism on the markets. we will have a device from the head of global asset allocation, next. this is bloomberg. ♪ ♪ live from bloomberg headquarters i am david gura. going with's get
Bloomberg
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
Mar 6, 2017 12:00pm EST
, but when we take a look at the individual airlines, george ferguson told our team this morning he thinks this has little to do with president trump's revised travel ban and more with delta down. really all of these airlines down sharply. dubs revising a revenue view -- delta revising a revenue view. another thinks the airlines are optimistic about fares, perhaps suggesting to be pressure on the sector. a four-year chart of the s&p 500 airline index. a nice up trend, but then it breaks into sideways projection. the connection to the 200 day moving average in yellow, we see periods where it has been well above the average by more than 20% with any percent and has reconnected. right now, the s&p 500 airline index is above that average by more than 20%. suggesting they could be a bit of a correction ahead for the airlines. vonnie: a word of warning. thank you for that. let's check now on the general headlines. trump sign a new executive order on travel today. press secretary sean spicer tweeted this picture of the president signing the document. the order will b respect entry into the
Bloomberg
Jan 26, 2017 10:00am EST
earnings estimates by 8%, citing postelection demands and ticket prices rising. george ferguson said capacity constrained for southwest airlines looked strong. for jetblue, less so, but the entire space in full rally mode. mark: stephen a minute. are ahead, emerging markets on a bit of a tear for the last four days. what is the outlook for debt this year? this is bloomberg. ♪ from bloomberg world headquarters in new york and london, i am vonnie quinn. mark: i am mark barton. this is "bloomberg markets" on bloomberg television. let's check on first word news. emma chandra has more. mexican president continue theefuse to reimburse united states for a border wall. mr. trump said trade has been a one-sided deal for mexico's benefit. the mexican president said his country will not fund the wall [indiscernible] one dozen senators have been accused-- have president trump [indiscernible] of [indiscernible] other senators decried media reports that the new trump thenistration had imposed communication blackout on a number of federal agencies. japanese prime minister shinzo abe signaled
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
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
Bloomberg
Jan 18, 2017 10:00am EST
attack on one member is an attack on all. george h.w. bush has been hospitalized in houston. a spokesman says he was treated on saturday for his shortness of breath. mr. bush is said to be responding well and hopes to return home soon. global news 24 hours a day, powered by our 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm alisa parenti. vonnie: thank you for that. citigroup and goldman sachs wrapping up wall street bank earnings. both companies reporting results that the estimates. julie hyman has been -- joins us now from the newsroom with more. the executives on the call have been answering questions mostly harvey schwartz was the chief financial officer and will be the copresident as gary cohen departs to join the trump administration. so he has been handling the call with randy sean evers who comes from the chief information officer role. background thought of bringing to the cf role as well. ,ike many of its competitors strengthening and bond trading revenue. fixed income currencies and .ommodities on the equity side there was more weakness. schwartz come
Bloomberg
Sep 26, 2017 10:00am EDT
income tax reform, the rate came down to 28%. it is now 40%. it was pushed up a little by george h.w. bush, then pushed up a littleclinton, and bit more by obama. i think there is a case for rolling back some tax increases. michael: gator talk from congressional republicans that tax cuts pay for themselves. that is not true? mr. feldstein: they don't pay 100% for themselves. they pay back part of it through higher growth through people choosing marginal tax rates coming down. they choose to get more of their income in taxable formed rather than in fringe benefits and perks. that reduces the revenue loss from cutting the tax rate, but it does not eliminate it. that is why we cannot bring down the corporate tax rate as much as some of the current discussion suggests. michael: you went through the original tax debate in the reagan administration. that took a couple of years before it was resolved. this administration is talking about introducing the outlines this week and having something done by the end of the year. you think that is realistic? mr. feldstein: the ways and means committ
Bloomberg
Oct 24, 2016 10:00am EDT
and florida, it will be enough. rove played a major role in george w. bush's campaign. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. final lisa parenti. this is bloomberg. vonnie: thanks. i want to break the headline now, the one falling to the weakest level on record. it is weaker by another quarter percent, versus the u.s. dollar. china yuan, weaker story. pboc is time to keep up with the u.s. dollar. that.l watch now to the big deal that everyone is talking about, at&t has agreed to buy time warner for 85.4 billion u.s. dollars. the ceo spoke earlier today about this megamerger on a conference call. >> we are convinced this combination of time warner and at&t is a perfect match for our 2 companies vertically integrated. we will bring a fresh approach to how the communication industry works for customers, content creators, as well as advertisers. vonnie: news of the imminent deal was reported by bloomberg news october 20. joining us is alec sherman, who has been doing stunning work on all of this. congratulations. let's talk
Bloomberg
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
Feb 13, 2017 12:00pm EST
well, according to george ferguson. we also have the consumer discretionary index at a record high. we have a real mixed bag of stocks that are also at record highs. priceline in red we will start off their. it does not look like it will be at a record high, but it was moments ago. a bloomberg intelligence analyst told our team that what is happening is the booking.com portal is doing quite well. that is one reason that stock is near record high and slipping right to the green. goodyear trading higher despite challenges in the year ahead. hasbro, who knew? it's one of the top stocks in the consumer discretionary space and they put up a great fourth quarter with the stocks trading well after that disney affiliation. another stock trading at a record high's southwest airlines hitting yet another record high. also trading high is delta airlines and american airlines. sectortingly, the did take a hit with the announcement of the trump travel ban. it has recovered quite nicely from this. george ferguson says the reasons that less is doing so well is that they are showing strong constraint a
Bloomberg
Mar 14, 2017 2:00pm EDT
. and then you have josh bolten, former chief of staff to president george w. bush, but he was a never trumper conservative. you see them trying to mend fences and what they call a business family environment. brody, great story on the bloomberg terminal. scarlet: still ahead, trading tech in a rising-rate environment. this is bloomberg. ♪ oliver: this is "bloomberg markets." i am oliver renick. scarlet: i am scarlet fu. time for "options insight" with julie hyman. julie: joining me is the chief investment officer at recon b in your note today, you said we are seeing risk-off on options trading. >> across the board in the index those are the european call options, a lot of institutions traded them. more puts being traded, as well as the etf's that tracked py, and like the qqq, s when you look at the vix, two times the amount of calls. we are anticipating an increase in volatility picking up across the board, and they are doing it in every product they can. it, ifon the surface of you just looked at the vix, for example, it would look like no worries about anything, practically, becau
Bloomberg
Jul 10, 2017 2:00pm EDT
the years. , lot of them like george soros they made their money by spotting the trends early and some of the computers are taking over and doing that faster and better. we see very low volatility. a lot of managers are saying time when will be a volatility comes back and may be at that point, they can grab does problems again. data is showing over the past five years on average, they haven't really made any money. we have talked a lot of them going under. what about the survival of the macro funds when they have not been doing well for quite some time? >> they charge the highest fees in the industry. they have had that cushion there for a while. and the other, really, is that it continues to make some money if you're ready to make macro isagers betting that there some volatility there. we have seen a few bright spots. julia: actually finding risk-adjusted returns is incredibly hard. will they be trading more or less, taking more or less risk. that, they seeing take on more risk. --they were saying managers with bigger risk comes the potential for bigger mistakes. they go to that
Bloomberg
Jul 28, 2017 2:00pm EDT
at a time. pictures ofe seeing you whistling at the mets game, you whistled for president george w. bush. the hallseen through of power, but how does whistling change your perspective when you are in those very influential places? what is the interaction like? >> it is fascinating, because some people get it, and some people do not. i was interviewed to be the -- of the securities, and arthur levitt asked me to whistle in his job -- this job interview. and then another time i had a chance to whistle for sandy wild is the head of citigroup -- as the head of citigroup. they looked at me like i had three heads. they did not get it. a skeleton key. it enables me to enter people's hearts and bring a little joy to them, whether it is the president and the over office -- in the oval office or the china,nt in the bank of and i whistled for him the theme song to "titanic." so it allows me to bring some joy to them. jason: what is the message people should take? i will not try to whistle for you, and i think many of our viewers -- you would be painful for you to listen to them whistle. how d
Bloomberg
Aug 1, 2017 2:00pm EDT
former soviet republic of georgia. he said the u.s. backs of george's desire to join nato. attorney general jeff sessions has chosen general mark engine to lead of the federal bureau of prisons. the general has 35 years of military service and most recently worked as an army advisor on policing issues. the u.s. prison population is expected to grow under session'' tough on crime policies. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i am mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. julia: thanks so much. coming up, we will hear from our interview with howard marks. why he is really in the alarm bell on markets. from new york, this is bloomberg. ♪ scarlet: this is "bloomberg markets." i'm scarlet fu. with stocks hitting record highs, the dow just moments away from 22,000, howard marks is sounding the alarm. his recent memo to clients warns that markets are overheated and risky. exclusive interview, erik schatzker asked him if investors have the patience for underperformance. howard: i believe so. you know why? when they sign on, we tell
Bloomberg
Aug 9, 2017 2:00pm EDT
a pair of two-term presidents. david rubenstein speaks to bill clinton and george w. bush, tonight. ♪ julia: this is bloomberg markets. scarlet: i am scarlet fu. julia: between geopolitical tensions and climbing earnings, a notoriously volatile month of august in a game of push and pull. we are joined by oliver. oliver: indeed, things are pulling in opposite directions. talked about tensions within the equity market. i think that is still largely the case. let's look at something that a lot of investors think about somewhat bearish lead -- bearishly. investors like to see a lot of plots moving upwards at the same time. that is not happening now. 500 index., the s&p in the white is your equal weight version of that index, in which the weighting of the companies does not matter. when this goes down relative to the s&p 500, that means fewer companies are participating in the rally. this bottom panel is the ratio between the two. it is a way to discuss the index beating the equal weight index. for investors, that spells warning because other companies are not participating. this char
Bloomberg
Jun 19, 2017 2:00pm EDT
. georged to ask you about soros's comment. caroline hyde, of course there. for more on the currency angle, we have got the founder of [indiscernible] data. meantime, time for a bloomberg is this flash. considering a jaguar land rover ipo, according to people with knowledge of the matter. executives have really been on ang meetings international stock exchange. they acquired jaguar from ford for $2.4 billion and they seven timesnue over, weighing in london and new york as a listing venues. the paris air show got the first look at a new jet in four years from boeing. it's an upgrade of the 737 and it will compete with the airbus. in the meantime, it received 300 pledges to buy the plane. an excess of 240 orders from new carriers hit the workforce in the carrier is confident that the new 7:37 will prevent defections from rival, airbus. shares of snap trading higher today according to "the wall street journal or, -- journal." includes advertising commitments from hbo, warner bros., and turner network. and that is your business flash eight. julia: coming up, john paulson has joined ford. can h
Bloomberg
Jun 2, 2017 2:00pm EDT
on bloomberg television. , how georgeing up roberts is helping to put forgotten americans back to work. from new york, this is bloomberg. ♪ bloombergs is markets, i am julia chatterley along with scarlet fu. scarlet: as economists weigh the strength of the u.s. labor market, there is a larger job narrative embeddedness budget proposal. it believe that the permit -- a believe that the government should help people who can't work while cutting benefits were those who can't or won't. today, we are highlighting a --ndation highlighted founded by john roberts in order to help former incarcerated americans and drug addicts actually get work. i sat down with the ceo to talk about her work. >> i think this is a good time to be doing this work because obviously the president has spoken about the forgotten theicans, and during campaign, a lot of people were very concerned. some people were left out of the workforce and do not have a chance to move into the economy, and that is what our work is all about. >> talk a little bit about the kind of work that is on offer here. these are more sta
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
Jan 5, 2017 12:00pm EST
george h.w. bush administrations. he's the leading candidate for the undersecretary of international affairs. will attend donald trump's inauguration. he was one of trump's strongest he let theters -- anti-european u.k. independence party until november. he was a key player in britain's vote to leave the eu. the obama admits race and has announced terror related sanctions against the son of osama bin laden. administration has announced terrorism related sanctions against the son of osama bin laden. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm emma chandra. this is bloomberg. a bit of mixed data on the jobs front today. a slowdown inting private sector hiring last month. tumblingobless claims as the year ended. all of this before the december jobs report tomorrow, the first major data wrapping up 2016 and the economy's performance under barack obama. dan moss joins us for a preview. we are roughly in the ballpark of creating plenty of jobs, more than we need come almost. would that be a correct statement?
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2016 12:00pm EST
services during the george w. bush administration. the trump team could still go in another direction. donald trump tells nbc news that he consults with president obama and values his views. from says that he has asked mr. obama about some of his appointments -- trump says that he has asked mr. obama about some of his appointments. the battle over brexit inside the u.k. supreme court went on for a third day as judges decide whether government or parliament has the power to leave britain out of the eu. the supreme court is hearing an appeal against a ruling last month in favor of parliamentary approval. by ministers plan -- prime plans to begin exit measures in march. lawmakers believe the exit is not legally binding. the court decides tomorrow. global news, 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm taylor riggs. this is bloomberg. david g.: thanks very much. on capitol hill today, u.s. lawmakers grilled the ceos of at&t and time warner about how their proposed tieups up could help or hurt consumers. it would own much of the prog
Bloomberg
Nov 22, 2016 12:00pm EST
wrong. pointedon the show and out how people were very excited about george w. bush at first and that did not turn out well and they were negative on obama and the last eight years were awesome. they might just have it all wrong. point. is such a good anyone who thinks they know what donald trump will do, you're crazy. people underestimated him so badly in the primaries and the presidency. all of those celebrating, they might not be laughing if , whichteagall comes in is already a possibility. byis anyone offended still the george soros advertisement? >> the thing that came up more than hurt feelings, for example, he said, i'm worried about women in america, immigrants, muslims. those people have been hurt by the thinks donald trump has said, but my family will be fine. >> that says it all. a fantastic read on the bloomberg, available at bloomberg.com. joe weisenthal will be back in about 30 minutes for u.s. stocks are trading at a record high. we will monitor that events. at 2201.00 ♪ hii'm here to tell homeowners that are sixty-two and older about a great way to live a better
Bloomberg
Nov 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
Nov 10, 2016 12:00pm EST
took over from george w. bush. so he plans to continue that as well. goes, as the cabinet donald trump doesn't go the republican party anything. vonnie: could put anyone anywhere. steve: he really could. and he knows a lot of people who cross the partisan divide. and so i think that will be something we are watching closely. time, he at the same will want to put people in who will do hisddin bi of sorts. and so where he feels like he appointmost latitude to people that he trusts but also, people that won't cause headaches for him, that is the narrow lane in which i think he will operate. the timetable for this, generally? we don't know that much about his policies or plans. we want to get names sooner rather than later. looking at history, how quickly does the president name members of the council? steve: i think we will begin to hear names next week. then, through the holidays does pose some convocations and problems. i think we will hear about some of them before thanksgiving but we will be done hearing about of december.nd and that leaves january, really, for everyone to get s
Bloomberg
Dec 23, 2016 12:00pm EST
that has been living in urgency for more than a year. presidentide to george w. bush is a paper to become donald trump's counterterrorism advisor. they reportedly had a long meeting in florida on thursday. an israeli official is accusing president obama of a shameful move against israel at the u.n. after learning the white house does not intend to veto a --urity council resolution after being delayed them of the vote is expected to take place today. global news 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm erik johnson. this is bloomberg. david: citigroup's chief u.s. equity strategist tobias levkovich just boosted his target for 2017. his new target is 2425. earlier today, he discussed what is driving his outlook. tobias: let's start with the numbers. we are looking for $131 next year. up from $120 this year. increase, youf 9% are getting three percentage points coming from the energy sector. in terms of the tax cut benefit, the stimulus program, a 20% tax add only in the fourth quarter. another couple percentage points. you are
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
Dec 15, 2016 12:00pm EST
the last overhaul which was signed by george bush in 2006. global news, 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. this is bloomberg. vonnie: thank you. trump,nt-elect donald can he outperform republicans of the recent past question mark our next guest says yes and he has the opportunity to succeed. he has a republican-controlled congress. donald trump remains a mystery in the new administration. soweng us now is thomas ll. the book is -- his book is in its second edition. what is mysterious about donald trump now that we know who his cabinet picks are for the most part? >> i think he has taken a number of positions that have changed. of things thatr had to be walked back sometimes with them the same week. outlines andof his positions but we don't know what he will do. president, ifnt we listen to what he said, we could've expected this would end up as a post-racial society as many expected. in point of fact, racial polarization is worse than it was before. you cannot judge any politician by what his proclaimed goals are. you have
Bloomberg
Nov 3, 2016 12:00pm EDT
inflation pass us up. speaking to george lat later in the hour. given the breaking news, we've shares becomee one of the worst performers in the s&p 500. taken down the averages more than they were. stock has been holding pretty steadily. for much the afternoon here. particularable in for its eighth straight decline. like that seen a drop since 2008. according to dan curtis makes haven't seen, we an eight day drop this millennium. interesting here, here's a look eight day drop on an day to basis pep we were actually higher and rolled over lower datate the latest polling that shows hillary clinton slightly heated of donal -- ahef donald trump. still some concern. the pull back during this period has been 2.7%. i wanted to talk about the today.on the mow healthcare very much a part of that which we'll get into detail. .t's down .6 of one percent it's texas with the biggest drag today. and energy,ncials holding up relatively well. let's talk about some of those stocks.al according to bloomberg news reporting, the justice department which began anti-trust investigation, is chargesg to fil
Bloomberg
Mar 21, 2017 10:00am EDT
do with the ban relative to laptops and the middle east. however, george ferguson told our team that is not the case. most of the declines in the u.s. base, especially jetblue and alaska airlines, they are leaving the declines. it is really a risk off day. a good day to monitor here after relative calm for a few days. vonnie: let's get more on the ban that abigail was referencing from middle eastern airlines that bars passengers from carrying large electronic vices on u.s. bound flights. our managing editor joins us now from our dubai bureau. how are the airlines responding so far? >> the airlines generally are saying if these are the rules, they of course will abide by them. they have to they don't really have a choice but to abide by them. mark: who is affected and who is going to be hit the hardest? i think it is mainly the airports that are acting as international hubs, especially the airports with the three gulf carriers -- dubai, abu dhabi, and a heart. har.o i think turkish airlines will be hard-hit as well. they will probably not welcome this as they are already seeing the im
Bloomberg
Mar 1, 2017 12:00pm EST
confirmations since george washington was in office. even -- he can't even have a staff meeting yet. >> i'm not so sure he subscribes to that. sen. perdue: you have to take care of job one, getting america healthy again. the rest of the world needs america to be healthy again. we have to get the economy going. you been talking about how the markets are responding so far. america needs to tell our allies what they can depend on. we've been retrenched for a period of time and we need to develop that conversation with him again. when you talk about the leader of the free world, that used to mean something. it doesn't feel like it means the same thing anymore. sen. perdue: after the last eight years, it doesn't. as a member of the foreign relations committee, i've traveled the world, i'm a member of the armed services committee -- leaders want america to lead again. want ourn't mean they armed services there with 100,000 troops. they want leadership to solve hotspot problems around the world. done order to get things mothers a critical path. -- get things done, there is a critical path. what ca
Bloomberg
Oct 31, 2016 12:00pm EDT
secrets during the primaries when the dnc was ostensibly neutral. defense iney, the the george washington bridge lane closing trial delivered a blistering attack on the government's case and on chris christie. liedrs saying the governor about his knowledge of the scandal to protect his white house ambitions and used kelly as a scapegoat. lawyers also criticized federal prosecutors for failing to call the governor to rebut testimony that he knew about the scheme. governor christie denies any knowledge of the plan. a wearable skin tch may help children allergic to peanuts by delivering small doses of peanut pertain according to a new study calling for the therapy to be further explored. it works by training the immune system to tolerate small amounts of peanuts. it has not yet been approved by the u.s. fda. for hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries. i'm mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. scarlet: coming up, refined metals are controlling to the expansion. u.s. andmaking the mexico stronger despite what you may have heard of the campaign trail. t
Bloomberg
Nov 21, 2016 12:00pm EST
under george w. bush, korean-american who didn't speaking was when she got to this country. those are just at the top of my head with no notes. it's been dozens and dozens of people who represent all walks of life, both political parties, both genders, different sexual orientations, religion, it's been quite exciting. >> are you going to florida tomorrow or wednesday? when is he returning to new york and can we expect -- [inaudible] ms. conway: he is going tomorrow to have thanksgiving with his family. when shet to determine is going to return. a lot going on. his appointment will come out when he is ready and not a moment sooner. these are big decisions and they should not be read. we are weeks and weeks and weeks ahead of president carter, president reagan, even president obama hadn't appointments by ths point, nor should he be subject to -- i don't think so. no. to be determined. none are scheduled now. >> [inaudible] can you talk about his relationship to his fellow billionaires? [inaudible] >> it is not a hindrance at all. he is the guy that gave way to forgotten manthe or forgot
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