Bloomberg Businessweek Weekend - August 24th, 2019
China Plans Higher Tariffs, Hot NYC Real Estate, Faux Meat Fight for Fast Food, Knotel Reaches Unicorn Status
Shawn Donnan, Bloomberg News Senior Trade Reporter, discusses China threatening to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned levies on Chinese imports. Diane Ramirez, Chairman and CEO of Halstead, shares her outlook for New York City residential real estate, she says now is the time to get in. Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Joel Weber and Bloomberg News Consumer Reporter Deena Shanker talk about the plant-based food fight between Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat. Amol Sarva, CEO at Knotel, discusses competing with WeWork while reaching a valuation of at least $1.3 billion. Bloomberg Senior Reporter Gillian Tan also participates in the discussion. And we Drive to the Close with Quincy Krosby, Chief Market Strategist at Prudential Financial. Hosts: Jason Kelly and Sarah Ponczek. Producer: Paul Brennan.
Businessweek Extra - Reset Founder Liz Tran
Hosted by Jason Kelly. Featuring an in-depth conversation with Liz Tran, the founder of Reset.
Jackson Hole Fed Fest, Save-A-Lot Debt Goes for Half Off, LaCroix and the Battle of the Bubbles
Bloomberg News International Economics & Policy Correspondent Michael Mckee checks in from the Jackson Hole Symposium and talks about his interview with Kansas City Fed President Esther George. Katherine Doherty, Bloomberg News High-Yield/Distressed Debt Reporter, explains how competition in the cutthroat grocery business is spoiling Onex Corp.’s 2016 purchase of Save-A-Lot Inc., with sales shrinking, leverage soaring and its debt sinking deep into distress. Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Joel Weber and Bloomberg News Projects & Investigations Reporter Lauren Etter talk about the Businessweek cover story on LaCroix, the early darling of fizzy water that is losing ground to big soda, as shareholders question its management.And we Drive to the Close with Omar Aguilar, CIO of Equities at Charles Schwab Investment Management. Hosts: Jason Kelly and Peggy Collins. Producer: Paul Brennan.
Fed Minutes Call for Flexibility, Goldman Hiring Coders, Argentina Companies Defy Gloom, Baucus on Hong Kong
Bloomberg Economics Chief U.S. Economist Carl Riccadonna and Bloomberg Stocks Editor Dave Wilson break down the minutes of the July Federal Open Market Committee meeting as a number of Fed officials stressed the need for policy flexibility. Bloomberg News Finance Reporter Sri Natarajan discusses Goldman Sachs’s trading division hiring more than 100 engineers for tech-related roles on the trading floor. Matt Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Bloomberg News, tells the story of two companies in Argentina that are showing investors and citizens that the country doesn’t have to be perpetually chaotic. Max Baucus, Former U.S. Ambassador to China, shares his thoughts on the unrest in Hong Kong, which he thinks is going to get worse before it gets better. And we Drive to the Close with Aaron Kennon, CEO at Clear Harbor Asset Management. Hosts: Jason Kelly and Marty Schenker. Producer: Paul Brennan.