Current Affairs Shows
Current Affairs Episodes
Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary, dismisses Lloyd Blankfein's tweet prioritizing the economy in the midst of a public health crisis and gives his take on the $2 trillion stimulus bill that recently passed through the House. He...
Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, discusses his view on the impact the COVID-19 crisis will have on trade and the global economy.
Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, discusses his view on the effect the coronavirus will have on markets and Big Tech.
President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to order General Motors to make ventilators. Trump appointed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro to coordinate actions under the DPA. They both spoke at The White House.
President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus package in U.S. history on Friday, a $2 trillion bill intended to rescue the coronavirus-battered economy.
Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, says the suspension of the NBA season will cost the Clippers more than $10 million. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Markets: What...
Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, says it is safe to assume the volatility in markets will continue for some time. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd ...
Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, discusses his initiative USAFacts, which aims to make government data more accessible, and says he sees signs of the virus curve flattening. He speaks...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks to New York National Guard troops at the Javits Center where a 1,000 bed hospital has been set up.
Political economist and author of "Capital and Ideology," Thomas Piketty, discusses how the coronavirus will have a lasting impact on the economy.
Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University professor and Nobel Laureate in Economics, talks about how the U.S. economy can recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
The House approved the largest stimulus package in U.S. history Friday as part of the response to the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, sending the measure to President Donald Trump for his signature.
NHS Chief Executive announces increased capacity and testing
Gove: PM continuing to lead Covid-19 efforts from isolation
The 2017 tax overhaul included tax incentives to invest in distressed communities called opportunity zones. Investors benefit from tax breaks and the designated zones benefit from economic investment. Critics say already-wealthy investors don't ne...
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus shared his message to leaders of the Group of 20 engaged in the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic. He spoke Friday at a press conference in Geneva.
New York Stock Exchange President Stacey Cunningham discusses the possible impact to investors if calls to close financial markets over the coronavirus pandemic were heeded.
The IEA executive director has said oil demand could drop as much as 20 million barrels a day making it harder for companies to find space to store and sell their oil. Ben Luckock, Trafigura, Oil Trading Co-Head joined Bloomberg Daybreak America's...
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the $2.2 trillion federal stimulus plan won't be enough to revitalize the economy or keep people safe.
Global infections from the coronavirus disease passed the half a million mark as Spain suffers its deadliest day of the pandemic.
NHS Nightingale Hospital fully operational within 4 weeks
Citigroup Inc. is rushing to help clients guard against possible unwelcome bids from activist investors, Tyler Dickson, Citi's global co-head of banking, capital markets and advisory, said on the March 26 episode of "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Romaine Bostick on the collapse of the food supply chain from the coronavirus
The Federal Reserve is buying exchange-traded funds for the first time.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a massive impact on workers and the workplace, Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, considers which of the changes might last i...
Guggenheim Securities Co-Chairman Jim Millstein says federal leaders need to act quickly when enacting the stimulus programs.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic says the central bank is moving to ensure that the 2008 residential housing collapse isn't repeated due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, and a Bloomberg Opinion columnist, warns that people are underestimating the economic and market differences that will be left in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. He speaks with Bloomberg's...
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, examines the work done by the Federal Reserve to avoid a combination of a depression and financial crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. He speaks with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro on "Bloomberg...
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses the federal stimulus plan and the outlook for the U.S.
Nicola Sturgeon wishes Boris Johnson 'speedy recovery'
Nicola Sturgeon announces further 8 deaths in Scotland
Congress will eventually have to go back for a fourth round of economic stimulus, Signum Global Advisors Chairman Charles Myers says. He spoke with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn, Sonali Basak and Guy Johnson on the March 26 episode of "Bloomberg Market...
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan says he expects the coronavirus epidemic to cause a "substantial" economic contraction in the second quarter with the unemployment rate peaking in the low-to-mid teens.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that he has tested positive for coronavirus. "I have developed mild symptoms," Johnson said in a video message posted on Twitter. "I'm working from home. I'm self-isolating," he continued.
Hospitals are "preparing for war," says Emory University School of Medicine Carlos Del Rio. He explains how ventilators help patients suffering from the coronavirus and looks at the timeframe for finding a vaccine.
The Coronavirus is "much, much more severe than any flu since 1918," says Steven Riley, professor of infectious disease dynamics at Imperial College London.
As France sets up a package worth 4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) to help startups survive the Covid-19 crisis, the country's digital minister tells Bloomberg that venture capital chiefs have pledged to hold their existing positions and even make n...
Catherine Mann, global chief economist at Citi, examines the approaches to coronavirus pandemic stimulus taken by the U.S. and Europe.
European leaders struggled to agree on a concrete strategy to contain the fallout from the deadly coronavirus, leaving key details to be hammered out in the weeks ahead. European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told us his view on the...
Andreas Pinkwart, economy minister in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia, discusses Germany's coronavirus bailout, the impact of the virus on the economy and when he thinks it can be reopened.
Recent medical studies on the Covid-19 virus say that airborne particles may be assisting the spread of the disease.