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Carol Massar anchors up-to-the-minute market coverage leading to the market close, along with the latest in technology from Silicon Valley.

Carol Massar anchors up-to-the-minute market coverage leading to the market close, along with the latest in technology from Silicon Valley.
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Carol Massar anchors up-to-the-minute market coverage leading to the market close, along with the latest in technology from Silicon Valley.






Athenahealth's $5.7 Billion Sale, Blue Wave Benefits Munis, IPhone Hangs Up on Suppliers

Nabila Ahmed, Bloomberg News M&A Reporter, breaks down news that private-equity firm Veritas Capital and Elliott Management will acquire Athenahealth for $135 per share, ending a months-long, sometimes-contentious process to push the health records company into a sale. Charles Doraine, CEO at Doraine Wealth Management, discusses how Democratic control of Congress will impact municipal bonds. Bloomberg Stocks Editor Dave Wilson, shares his “Chart of the Day” about U.S. growth-stock dominance...


Best Business Schools Broadcast from Stanford

Yossi Feinberg, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Stanford Graduate School of Business, discuses Stanford being ranked the best business school by Businessweek Magazine. Caleb Solomon, Bloomberg News Senior Editor, explains what went into ranking the Best Business Schools. Lindy Greer, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford, talks about her research on start-ups. Amit Seru, Professor of Finance at Stanford, discusses regulation in the finance space. Robert...


Fed Leaves Rate Unchanged, Advisors Fear Rising Rates, Rough Political Road Ahead for Trump

Josh Wright, Chief Economist at iCIMS, breaks down the Federal Reserve decision not to raise interest rates but seeing further gradual increases. John Moninger, Managing Director at Eaton Vance, shares the results of the ATOMIX survey gauging financial advisor sentiment. Michael Moore, Bloomberg News Finance Team Leader, discusses news that Goldman’s Lloyd Blankfein is said to have been in a 1MDB meeting in 2009. Businessweek Magazine National Correspondent Josh Green discusses his cover...


Iger Succession Drama, Risk in Private Credit Boom, `Titans’ Shell-Shocked by October

Chris Palmeri, Bloomberg News L.A. Bureau Chief, shares names of potential successors to Disney CEO Bob Iger. Heather Perlberg, Bloomberg News Private Equity Reporter, discusses her story from Businessweek Magazine about risk in the private credit boom where returns are high, but a flood of deals means credit standards are slipping. Steve Kroll, Managing Director at Monness Crespi Hardt & Co., talks about investment ideas from the latest "Titans Dinner." Jon Erlichman, Anchor of BNN...


Xi Continues Playing ‘Chicken’, Trump Sanctions Iran’s Oil, Making a Play for U.S. Cannabis Market

John Authers, Bloomberg Markets Senior Editor, discusses Chinese President Xi warning that protectionism will hurt global growth. Ellen Wald, President at Transversal Consulting, breaks down President Trump trying to force Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions and what he calls its support for terrorism in the Middle East by choking off its oil revenue. Mark Giambrone, Equity Portfolio Manager at Barrow Hanley, talks about why the market does not like uncertainty. Peter Horvath, Green Growth...


U.S. Adds 250,000 Jobs in October, Big Oil’s Big Day, Investing in `Green’ Startups

Chris Lu, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor, and Julia Coronado, President of MacroPolicy Perspectives, discuss the October jobs report showing that payrolls rose by 250,000 and hourly earnings for private workers advanced 3.1. Fernado Valle, Bloomberg Intelligence Oil Analyst, talks about Exxon Mobil and Chevron delivering their strongest third-quarter results in four years, capping a week in which Big Oil enjoyed profits not seen since the days of $100 crude. Matthew Mills, President...


HBO Blacked Out on Dish, Voters Concerned About Health Care, Cars Cruise in October

Gerry Smith, Bloomberg News Media Reporter, talks about HBO and Cinemax programs pulled from Dish Network’s satellite service after the companies failed to reach a new distribution agreement. Dr. Paul Keckley, Managing Editor of The Keckley Report, talks about the health care concerns of midterm voters. Rebecca Lindland, Executive Analyst at Kelley Blue Book, explains why October was a good month for auto sales. And we Drive to the Close of the market with Olivia Engel, CIO of Active...


Facebook Betting on Instagram and Video, Bond Bear Market, Millennials Favor Casual Dining

Sarah Frier, Bloomberg News Tech Reporter, discusses Facebook betting the company’s future on video and disappearing posts called "stories," not the company’s famous news feed. Joe Kalish, Chief Global Macro Strategist at Ned Davis Research, shares his outlook for the U.S. economy and why he sees a bear market for bonds. Steve Joyce, CEO at Dine Brands, talks about the come-back of casual dining and the ‘IHOB’ controversy. Dune Lawrence, Bloomberg News Projects and Investigations Reporter,...


GE’s `Black Hole’ Grows, Apple Revamps IPad, Rometty Risks Reputation on Red Hat Deal

Jim Corridore, Equity Analyst at CFRA Research, and Karen Ubelhart, Bloomberg Intelligence Industrials Analyst, discuss General Electric plunging the most in three years after the company disclosed an expanded federal accounting probe and worsening troubles at its ailing power business. Mark Gurman, Bloomberg News Tech Reporter, breaks down Apple’s announcement that it’s giving the iPad the most extensive upgrade since 2015. Lisa Ellis, Senior Equity Analyst at MoffettNathanson, and...


‘High Anxiety’ in Markets, DNA Helps Fight Crime, How the Internet Happened

Mark Grant, Chief Global Strategist at B. Riley FBR, discusses the factors that are contributing to market volatility and how to play it. Drake Bennett, Bloomberg News Projects and Investigations Reporter, discusses how DNA detectives are linking up with law enforcement to finger criminals. Brian McCullough, Author of "How the Internet Happened", tells the story of how the web grew to what it is today. Anurag Rana, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Software Analyst, discusses IBM’s $33 billion...


JPMorgan Secretly Punished by U.S., Barrack Waiting for Trump Windfall, Mixed Tech News

Michelle Davis, Bloomberg News Finance Reporter, discusses how JPMorgan is now free of secret government restrictions and are ready to expand. Caleb Melby, Bloomberg News Financial Reporter, talks about his Businessweek Magazine story about Trump moneyman Tom Barrack still waiting for a windfall for backing the Presidential campaign. Dina Bass, Bloomberg News Seattle Bureau Chief, breaks down a wild week for big tech companies. Glenn Argenbright, Founding Partner at Quake Capital, explains...


2019 IPO Outlook, Has Tesla Turned Corner, Leaning Into Private Equity

Lonne Jaffe, Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, discusses what potential Uber and Lyft IPOs could mean for the broader initial public offering market. Dana Hull, Bloomberg News Technology Reporter, and John Thompson, CEO at Vilas Capital Management, break down whether Tesla's profit blowout is putting Elon Musk back on track. Alisa Wood, Partner at KKR, talks about the private investing environment and putting $58 billion of capital to work. And we Drive to the Close of the...


‘Keeping At It’ With Volcker, General McChrystal on Understanding Leadership

Christine Harper, Editor of Bloomberg Markets Magazine, discusses former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's memoir and a history of Presidents trying to put pressure on the Fed. Ann Miletti, Senior Portfolio Manager at Wells Fargo Asset Management, breaks down market nervousness over earnings. General Stanley McChrystal, Former Commander of the Joint Special Operations in Iraq, talks about his book "Leaders: Myth and Reality.” And we Drive to the Close of the market with Wayne Wicker, Chief...


Caterpillar Can’t Grow Forever, California Real Estate Exodus, Algorithmic Management

Karen Ubelhart, Bloomberg Intelligence Industrials Analyst, and Joe Deaux, Bloomberg News Metals & Mining Reporter, talk about Caterpillar’s sales growth slowing in the third quarter and the comments of the company’s CFO Andrew Bonfield.Noah Buhayar, Bloomberg News Finance Reporter, discusses his story in Businessweek Magazine story on how sky-high housing prices in California are driving residents to other Western states.Aaron Kennon, CEO at Clear Harbor Asset Management, explains handling...


Oculus’s Iribe Leaves Facebook, Blackstone Lands $20 Billion From Saudis, Premier Lacrosse League

Bloomberg News Tech Reporter Sarah Frier explains why Facebook is losing another long-tenured founder from an acquired company as Brendan Iribe, who was the chief executive officer of Oculus VR when Facebook bought it in 2014, steps down. Gillian Tan, Bloomberg News Senior Reporter, discusses how Blackstone reduced fees for Saudi Arabia to get a commitment to help build the world’s largest infrastructure fund. Bryant VanCronkhite, Senior Portfolio Manager at Wells Fargo Asset Management,...


Honeywell Steps into Spotlight, Brooklyn Real Estate Boom, Corporate VC Investing

Brooke Sutherland, Bloomberg Opinion Deals Columnist, explains why a GE earnings move could benefit Honeywell. Andrew Anderson, Broker at Douglas Elliman, discusses the strong growth in the Brooklyn real estate market. Craig Gordon, Bloomberg News Washington Bureau Chief, shares news that a Russian national has been charged by the U.S. for allegedly being one of the masterminds behind a conspiracy to interfere in both the 2016 and 2018 elections. Scott Darling, President of Dell Technologies...


Invesco Buys OppenheimerFunds, Markets Showing Fear, Benefits of Mastery Learning

Charlie Stein, Bloomberg News U.S. Investing Reporter, discusses Invesco betting $5.7 billion that active management has a bright future after agreeing to pay that amount in a deal with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. to acquire its OppenheimerFunds. Peter Coy, Bloomberg Businessweek Economics Editor, talks about his story in Businessweek Magazine on investors starting to take notice of rising interest rates. Sal Khan, Founder of Khan Academy, explains how mastery learning can bridge...


Fed Debates Over Going Restrictive, Netflix Growth Restores Faith, Endowments Go Crypto

Tim Mahedy Economist for Bloomberg Economics and Bloomberg Stocks Editor Dave Wilson discuss Federal Reserve officials stepping deeper into a debate over how high to push interest rates, with a majority appearing to favor an eventual and temporary move above the level they deem neutral for the economy in the long run. Dan Morgan, Senior Portfolio Manager at Synovus Trust, breaks down Netflix growing faster than even its most bullish fans on Wall Street predicted, soothing doubts about its...


Fidelity Starts Crypto Business, Consumer’s Curiosity About Cannabis, Sears Says So Long

Tom Jessop, Head of Corporate Business Development and Digital Assets at Fidelity Investments, discusses jumping into the emerging cryptocurrency arena with a new business to manage digital assets for hedge funds, family offices and trading firms. Greg Portell, Partner at A.T. Kearney, talks about business opportunities for legalized cannabis. Burt Flickinger, Managing Director at Strategic Resource Group, breaks down how Sears wound up filing for bankruptcy. And we Drive to the Close of the...


Banks Shows ‘Pretty Good’ Results, Investing in Legal Weed, Banking for Millennials

Ken Leon, Equity Analyst at CFRA, and Arnold Kakuda, Bloomberg Intelligence Banking and Credit Analyst, break down bank earnings from JP Morgan, Citi and PNC. Silvia Killingsworth, Bloomberg Businessweek Editor, discusses her magazine cover story on investment opportunities in legal cannabis. Fabrizio Campelli, Global Head of Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank, talks about creating banking products that attract millennials. Dileep Rao, Professor at Florida International, explains how...