Skip to main content

About your Search

20090604
20171022
STATION
DATE
2017 22
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 21 of about 22
Bloomberg
Aug 10, 2017 1:00pm EDT
friendship with both george w bush and his father george h.w. bush after a bitter presidential campaign. this is bloomberg. ♪ david: this is "bloomberg markets: the trump economy." i am david gura. the new york times is not the only company reaping the benefits of a heated political season. 21st century fox is up. oliver renick joins me now with the stock of the hour, 21st century fox. what are you looking at? oliver renick: a slow day. we'll get the trends helping media companies will especially those with a political edge, to outperform and give a boost to what a lot of investors were worried about, subscriber rates, looking at fees, ad revenue. this is getting a bump from fox. not a huge jump but it is the first and the shares have been up in the past five days. i think it is important that not only are they doing well in subscriber fees, but it is important because there has been a lot -- they are dealing with the departure of their biggest show's toast, bill o'reilly, the overhang of sexual harassment allegations throughout the past year. a lot of things that could have made the
Bloomberg
Aug 9, 2017 1:00pm EDT
, was formally at the in a george w. bush administration, where he oversaw a merger investigation and any competitive conduct investigations. david: who is the acting chairman of the ftc? is this a job she would want to keep? >> yes, the acting chair is marine all house in, a republican. since 2012 and she is seen as campaigning for the job. she's been out writing a lot of speeches, campaigning a lot. ftc puttingt the too much costs on businesses and rolling back some of the regulations that they have been enforcing. so, this is a job she definitely wanted. this would be a disappointment for her if she didn't get it. david: ellis us understand the role the ftc is playing right now. certainly going to be looking at amazon, the amazon-whole foods deal. >> whole foods-amazon is a big merger at the moment, the biggest one-day have. there are other sort of main issues for the last two years, drug costs. they are very aggressive in terms of going after branded drug companies for reaching agreements that prevent generic drugs from entering the market. that's been a long time issue for theirs
Bloomberg
Aug 18, 2017 1:00pm EDT
president george w. bush and joins us on the phone from delaware. thank you for joining us. >> my pleasure. david: give us a sense from inside the white house how seismic shift this is? >> the last month has been seismic. the chief of staff leaving, the press secretary and now the chief strategist. that is a pretty severe shakeup. i think it is right to do it now in the summer and hit the ground running after labor day. 2017 must be a year of action for the president. on major have a win promises that he delivered to the american people on taxes. one of your guests just mentioned, the looming debt crisis. we have to raise the ceiling, approve a budget -- there are a lot of things that need to be done. the president has to have the team around him by labor day in order to accomplish these goals. david: to what extent do you think, brad, this is a reflection of the man the president of the united dates, shifting from a campaigner to a the president of the united states. he campaigned as a bomb thrower. he promised he would drain the swamp. now he is in the swamp. mr. bannon was clea
Bloomberg
Aug 8, 2017 1:00pm EDT
reform plan and get it from start to finish. david: what have we learned from the way that the george w. bush tax cuts were implemented and then renewed? what does that teach us about how this process might unfold? scott: there again was a tax cut design really around the budget rules. they had a look at the heart of fast and say, if this increases the deficit beyond 10 years, we are going to have to sunset this. they were unwilling to do the kind of all sets -- offsets to make this budget neutral by closing loopholes, eliminating things like the state and local tax reduction, or even more controversial things like the border adjustment that was then proposed but then clear dead. -- declared dead. they're going to make hard choices either way. they will have to find offsets -- that goesainst against special interests in order to get the good stuff you want. most people can agree on the desert, but no one can agree on the vegetables. there's a lot of vegetables to be eaten in tax reform before you get to the desert. desert?hat constitutes where you see the most agreement among members
Bloomberg
Aug 17, 2017 1:00pm EDT
three weeks. really pretty steady decline here. george ferguson, a bloomberg intelligence analyst my spoke to him moments ago -- in the past have seen the terrorist impacts in europe depressed travel to europe. in makes this point -- it makes this potentially worse and that it is the height of the summer season. we will see the effect on the financial markets. david: let's recap what we know and don't know about this attack in barcelona, spain. there has been a van that plowed into a crowded area in downtown barcelona, the last one less neighborhood. we are not sure of the casualty figures. police in spain say that there is one death and 32 people injured, including 10 people seriously injured in what they are calling, the police from a terrorist attack come in this historic district crowded with tourists this time of year. local media reports that the driver of the van is holed up in a nearby restaurant and there may be a second person in the van originally. officials are refuting reports of a shootout. this is bloomberg. ♪ david: this is "bloomberg markets: the trump economy."
Bloomberg
Jul 27, 2017 1:00pm EDT
house strategist to propose a tax increase. republicans have not doing this ever since george h.w. bush raise taxes, and it was thought to cost him the presidency. it is not being well received on capitol hill so far as i can tell, not well received within the white house. but i think it makes a perfect political sense. that is his goal. knock on the republican health care plan is it is taking millions of dollars away from health care spending to finance a tax cut on high-end earners. that is deeply unpopular politically. the latest version of the bill had a 12% approval rating. dan and understands if you were to make even a tiny increase on high earners, you would take away the talking point, it would seem radical, trump could claim he was focusing on middle-class, and maybe then this long jam in the senate would begin to break. i don't think it will happen, but it's an interesting ploy. david: you chart the highs and lows of the presidential campaign. something steve bannon was able to recognize was how comfortable trump was speaking to large crowds. we saw him back at youngstown, ohi
Bloomberg
Jun 1, 2017 1:00pm EDT
signed into law by george h.w. bush in the early 1990's and has been the platform for negotiations, not just around international climate change agreements, but a range of international protocols. the distention between those two is significant. david: a pleasure to speak with you, thank you. brian deese, former senior advisor to president obama and now at the kennedy school. we will have live coverage of the president's decision on the paris agreement later today from the white house rose garden. coming up, barry bennett will join us to give us an inside look at the inner workings of the trump administration and address the white house staffing shakeup rumors. this is bloomberg. ♪ ♪ david: stocks surging today, let's go to julie hyman. >> they are surging to the point we could see a record close for all three major averages for the first time since march 1. the s&p and nasdaq each trading at record levels on an intraday and closing basis. the dow has been the index with the most trouble the attaining that level. march 1 was the last time they closed at a record. at this moment, on
Bloomberg
Aug 28, 2017 1:00pm EDT
late friday 30 miles away. two other major airports in the region, george bush intercontinental and houston hobby airport have been closed since midday sunday. taxes won't be the only state suffering from the storm. -- texas won't be the only state suffering from the storm. louisiana could get 20 inches of rain in the southern part of the state. aesident trump has declared state of emergency for louisiana and declared federal assistance. global news, 24 hours a day, powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more over 120 countries. i'm mark crumpton. this is bloomberg. en called's be historic as floodwaters continue to rise, roads are impassable and many metro residents are struggling to find their way to safety. john culberson was born and raised in houston, he represents district and you joins us by phone. map on the at a bloomberg showing the predicted path of that storm. you can see the dots in red indicate refineries that have closed as a result of this storm. i want to know what you are looking at. what have you seen as the rain continues in houston? we'vessman cul
Bloomberg
Jun 28, 2017 1:00pm EDT
under the george w. bush administration, he was testifying and criticizing president donald trump's response to russian cyber hacking into the election, but also president barack obama saying that neither president did enough. i spoke with a democrat from west virginia to get his take on this, take a listen. >> i think that ambassador burns was very direct saying please, take up the russian sanction bill that the senate passed 97-2. it could've been controversial, but it was not. we are asking the colleagues on the house side to do the same. kevin: they kicked it over to the house, but no word yet on when the timeline will be. anna: trump in moon meet tomorrow, trade is on the agenda. kevin: trade, how to deal with north korea, and expect china to come up as well, for how they are working with these two countries as well. david: thank you kevin cirilli, for joining us. at 8:00 p.m., cohosting the boston fireworks spectacular . it starts on the fourth of july at 8:00 p.m. you can catch all of our interviews on the bloomberg with the function tv . you can see all of the charts we
Bloomberg
May 16, 2017 1:00pm EDT
george and -- edward, the director of public policy at rice university. he joins us from houston, texas. let me begin with you and ask you what the turkish president's message he today whether it is to the turkish president or those watching turkey closely. >> i think the fundamental message president erdogan -- erdogan would like to convey is the euro should -- u.s.-turkish relationship is being maintained and fostered. major, as you know, is a nato ally. it has the second-largest military component in nato after the united states. it is geopolitically in such a central place between europe and the middle east and this relationship is a key relationship and it is in the interest of any leader of turkey to maintain that relationship with the united states. in a broad geopolitical context, this is a very important meeting for both sides because the u.s. has interest, turkey has interests to the most essential interests -- issues they will be addressing is syria, and there are some conflict of -- conflicting objectives in which we can going to more deta than heo be resolved -- need to be
Bloomberg
Aug 11, 2017 1:00pm EDT
george stephanopoulos. president donald trump's working vacation continues next week with a trip to new york and a trip to washington on monday as well. joining me is kevin cirilli, our chief washington correspondent. what do we know about this trip that was announced today, what we know about the motivation for that one day trip? kevin: president trump is anticipated to return to washington dc on monday, taking a break from his working vacation and then he will head back to new york city on wednesday -- on wednesday the nafta negotiation is set to begin here. that was a great interview you had with representative brady. we are nearing the end of the august recess. we still have a little more time in recess, but the work next week will be a little easier than we saw this week. david: looming overall this is the tension with the u.s. and north korea. to what degree do you expect what happens next week in washington? kevin: i want to dip into my terminal now. i'm totally geeking out over this chart. when you look at this, you can see the stock dip right here on this red line where pre
Bloomberg
May 26, 2017 1:00pm EDT
younger generation those george patton, but a lot of american blood was shed moving up the spine of italy generations ago. how we now lost that? has president trump so screwed this up that we are forgetting the collective memory of that sacrifice? >> the americans have forgotten the collective memory. most americans are not thinking about the cold war and the soviet union. >> why not? >> most germans are not now thinking about the wall coming down. younger populations from both countries are saying, hey, you have neglected me. and my interested in sending troops abroad? and my interested in global free trade deals? >> what about the kids and with lamia? with a lady? -- in lithuania? >> they feel like they are the teeth and jaws of russian populationand government that will cause a lot of security problems for the that is why they are paying more for nato the vast majority of the allies are. if you asked in the if nato is going to be driven by estonia or even need toon't y answer that question. david: that was ian bremmer on "bloomberg surveillance." could theresa may lose ground in
Bloomberg
Jun 22, 2017 1:00pm EDT
former eli lilly president as well as under president george w. bush, our special guest. this is bloomberg. ♪ julie: let's check in on the bloomberg first word news. mark ronson has more. trump said het does not have recordings of his conversations with then fbi director james comey cap -- capping weeks of speculation about whether such trump said he does not have recordings of his tapes exist. in tweets, the president said "i have no idea whether there are tapes or recordings of my conversations with james comey but i did not make and do not have subsequent court -- subsequent recordings. days after firing james comey on may 9, he sent out a series of tweets suggesting the existence of tapes. on a day when senate republicans unveil a bill to replace obamacare, the president said the era of the affordable care law has come to an end. following a meeting with technology executives, mr. trump criticized his predecessor's's signature legislative achievement. >> obamacare is a disaster, it is dead, and we are putting in a plan today that is going to be negotiated here and i would l
Bloomberg
Jun 30, 2017 1:00pm EDT
katie george. eorge.y g we have a chart here looking at payrolls. what is the state of manufacturing in the u.s.? katie: we are still the world. -- country in the world. any 9% of jobs -- it plays outsized role on the economy. it contributes 30% of the productivity. that is what drives the standard of living. >> it is a big player in the manufacturing space. report,point of your there is the upside and downside. we should not rely on this to provide jobs. manufacturing contributes in important ways and will remain vital. we will not go back to the 1960's or 19 these in terms of huge numbers of factory jobs. manufacturing jobs are well-paying. they are important jobs. david: a description for this if i could, where is the training going to come from? tie: training is what we are cheering from executives around the country as the number one issue that they are worried about. there is not any good holistic solution. the solution will come from many different places. businesses, corporations will need to step up their training. there are great jobs open. in manufacturing th
Bloomberg
Jun 26, 2017 1:00pm EDT
those relationships, it goes back to bill clinton and was carried forward under george w. bush with the deal in 2005 in 2008 and then carried forward i obama. the indians are hoping that trump will continue the tradition. i understand it -- anna: i understand that there was concern that they had fallen between the cracked in getting the white house's attention. is this something -- i guess the delegation wants to put that right today? sasha: absolutely. in fact we had heard that there were some discussions in the indian government over the timing of the visit and maybe --e arguing now that trump that modi should have made an effort to visit earlier in the terms similar to what we saw the leaders of china and japan do. but better late than never. executivethe old office building there are officials planning next steps in afghanistan. i imagine that this is something the indians care about. what is there take on what they think should happen in afghanistan? it would essentially argue that pakistan is the root of the problem and that the indian view is that the pakistanis are supporting th
Bloomberg
May 24, 2017 1:00pm EDT
economy that was handed -- a train wreck of an economy that was handed to him by george w. bush. $4 trillion lost, 12 million plus jobs gained under barack obama. we saw 4.0 rates of economic growth under the clinton administration, 20 million plus jobs created. have seen not just rhetoric coming from the democratic side of the aisle but actual results. we believe in american exceptionalism come a we believe we can find common ground to further stimulate the economy, but we have to find a partner on the other side of the aisle. david: i looked at how people voted in your district. there were not a lot of democratic voters that voted for president trump. they were disenfranchised and i felt they weren't getting what they needed from the government. how does the democratic party reach out to the voters who may have been traditionally democratic voters and thought they would try something different and get them back to the democratic party? >> we have policies designed to help out hard-working americans throughout the country in the rust belt states and rural america. we have to do a b
Bloomberg
Jun 6, 2017 1:00pm EDT
does not make changes. george and amal clooney welcome twins. their publicist stan rosenfeld says, l and alexander cooney were born at a london hospital this morning and are happy and healthy. the couple married in 2014, these are the first children from both,. global news 24 hours a day powered by more than 2600 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. i'm mark crumpton, this is bloomberg. david? david: mark, thank you. president trump once more private investors to spend more money on infrastructure, that's something that happened successfully other countries, but not to the same extent here. my collie covers infrastructure ,nd joins us now columbus, ohio 100 miles away from with a pleasant -- president will be tomorrow speaking in cincinnati. what do it other countries do differently than we do here, and h harwill be to apply what they do to the u.s.? >> part ofits first history of countries doing it. in some countries the federal government owns more the assets so it's easier to do those deals. a lot of this has to do with barriers that exist in the united states and
Bloomberg
Aug 1, 2017 1:00pm EDT
george's desire to join nato. : thus, ohio has adopted a new texans send to learn investments which ise companies, considering additional u.s. plants after announcing a $10 billion facility in wisconsin. the policy allows ohio's capital city to negotiate a cap on taxes. it would help with nonretail operations that would have annual revenue of at least $7 billion and commit to create no fewer than 1000 new full-time jobs, paying at least $15 an hour. global news 24 hours a day howard by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries, i am mark ronson. this is bloomberg. david: we will have much more on that columbus ohio policy. senate democrats outlined their conditions for supporting future tax reform legislation. the letter says the tax burden cannot be increased for the middle class and the overhaul has to happen regular methods, not reconciliation, which would let republican skip the 60 vote threshold, and the package cannot add to the deficit. joining us now is sahil kapur. this letter says just in general on principle but the fact that the democrats are engaging wit
Bloomberg
Aug 22, 2017 1:00pm EDT
afghanistan his war. underimmitt, who served george w. bush, and as assistant secretary secretary of defense of the middle east, he joins us from washington. president trump may have made it his war, but is the strategy outlined superior to that of president bush and president obama before him? mark: you can only rate it superior after you look at results. there are key issues that differentiate himself from previous strategies. his attitude towards pakistan. the fighting on the ground. and a relationship with india, all different from his assessors. it is yet to be seen whether it will work. julia: what do you think? gen. mark: the military component is important. they are adopting the iraq style of fighting, where this is not worth thousand american troops going to fight taliban, this is 4000 american troops owing to advise, assist, train and equip the afghani soldiers. u.s.have lost 6000, the has lost approximately 14. if we look at the results in notl, and iraq, it is about idea to be using inside of afghanistan. julia: what is the endgame? what do you think the endgame is president trum
Bloomberg
Aug 29, 2017 1:00pm EDT
aware of how president george w. bush handled the katrina catastrophe and how he was criticized from almost the very beginning of that process. the president wants to be seen as very hands on. he wants to be seen as getting to the scene as quickly as possible. he said as soon as it is feasible i'm going to get down to texas and survey the landscape. we heard from him yesterday saying he was going to go back to texas on saturday. they want to show that this is a commander-in-chief who is completely hands-on, in charge of the situation, cares about what's going on even though he tweets about all kinds of different things they want to show that he is physically present and not leaving people behind. that's the image they want to get out and part of the reason the president went straight to texas. david: thank you for your time. a quick note to the american red cross is asking for your help with of the disaster. the organization has dozens of shelters up and running. to goects the crisis exponentially and thousands of texans will end up relying on for food water and a place to stay. all
Bloomberg
Jun 7, 2017 1:00pm EDT
nominate christopher wray who ran the justice department's criminal division under george w. bush. the president calls ray a man of impeccable financials. the former wife of one of the legend bridge attackers said she , saddened,shocked and numbed by her ex-husband's actions." us they went was released saying they had a daughter together and split up about six months ago. the role was condemned on the attacks and she said she did not support his beliefs. the attackers killed eight people. ther'sdiplomat says " nothing to negotiate with cutter over a growing diplomatic dispute over the energy rich nation's alledge fundings of terror groups." the minister of foreign affairs told the associated press that chosen tos "-- has " rise the tiger of terrorism in now has to pay the price." saudi officials plan to concede nothing to cutter. global news, 24 hour does -- 24 hours a day, part by over 2700 journalists and analysts in over 120 countries, this is bloomberg. i'm mark crumpton. david? david: james comey testimony tomorrow, as backs -- has president trump's tax plan taken a seat to i
Bloomberg
May 17, 2017 1:00pm EDT
george h.w. bush. let me ask you about the 20% we have heard so much about. republican lawmakers say when they look at their plan concert with what the white house has proposed, there's 80% degraded. what's in that 20% they do not agree on? william: what they agree on is corporations and individuals and a variety of other conventional proposals. what they do not agree on is the house wants to what is called the destination-based cash flow tax in place of the corporate income tax. it is basically a consumption tax that has a border adjustment and is highly controversial that the white house does not endorse. david: we have heard a lot about the potential for income shifting if we were to see the white house plan to come to fruition. how do you prevent that from happening? the white house says it can do that, has not given indications of how. the income shifting issue arisebecause the tax rate on business income -- the top tax rate on business income rate onhile the top tax wages stays in the mid 30's. that would give people tremendous incentive to shift their wage income into busi
Search Results 0 to 21 of about 22