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Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn focus on market coverage as Wall Street begins its day, with analysis from Bloomberg Opinion writers, Bloomberg Intelligence analysts, and influential newsmakers.

Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn focus on market coverage as Wall Street begins its day, with analysis from Bloomberg Opinion writers, Bloomberg Intelligence analysts, and influential newsmakers.


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Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn focus on market coverage as Wall Street begins its day, with analysis from Bloomberg Opinion writers, Bloomberg Intelligence analysts, and influential newsmakers.






Yellen Makes Big Sales Pitch for $1.9 Trillion: BI's Jersey

Ira Jersey, Chief US interest rate strategist for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses what to expect from Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen’s confirmation hearing. Sonali Basak, Wall Street reporter for Bloomberg, discusses bank earnings. Mike Dowdall, Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager at BMO Global Asset Management, with his 2021 market outlook. Clint Watts, Distinguished Research Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and former FBI agent specializing in terrorism,...


Consumers Took On Debt To Cover Holiday Spending: Creditntell

Seema Shah, Director: Consumer and Retail Trends at Creditntell, on lower than expected retail sales. Laura Martin, Senior Media Analyst at Needham & Co., on the return of advertising and outlook for streaming. Lauren Sauer, Johns Hopkins University Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, on NYC Mayor de Blasio pleading for more vaccines from the Feds. Alison Williams, Senior Analyst: Global Investment Banks & Asset Managers for Bloomberg Intelligence, and Sarah Ponczek, Bloomberg...


Office Space Cost Will Have To Come Down: IWG Global

Mark Dixon, IWG Global CEO and Founder, on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the commercial real estate sector and flexible workspace vertical. Jordan Gaspar, President and Managing Partner of VC firm, AF Ventures, on how covid upended packaged food consumption. Carl Riccadonna, Chief US Economist for Bloomberg Economics, on much higher than expected jobless claims. Elisa Martinuzzi, Bloomberg Opinion finance columnist, on her column: “Deutsche Bank’s Trump Links Will Prove Sticky.”...


Even McConnell Is Happy to See Trump Impeached: Timothy O'Brien

Timothy O’Brien, senior columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, on his column: “Even McConnell Is Happy to See Trump Impeached." Kristina Hooper, Invesco Chief Global Market Strategist, on markets looking past chaos to a robust recovery. Anurag Rana, Senior Software & IT Services analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, and Dave Wilson, Bloomberg stocks editor, on VMWare CEO Pat Gelsinger replacing Intel CEO Bob Swan. "Banker to the World" Bill Rhodes, former Chairman of Citibank and President and CEO...


Why Bitcoin Is Having a Moment: CoinShares' Demirors

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares Group, on the crypto landscape, and what’s behind bitcoin’s crash and rebound. Brent Schutte, Chief Investment Strategist at Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management, discusses his market outlook and investing strategy insights heading into 2021. Joe Nocera, Bloomberg Opinion columnist, discusses his column: “Revoke Social Media's Shield, But for Right Reason.” Remy Rioux, Paris Agreement Negotiator and Chair of the International Development...


House Has Strong Argument for Impeachment: Prof. Briffault

Richard Briffault, Professor of Litigation at Columbia Law School, on the second impeachment of President Trump. Susan DeVore, CEO of Premier, Inc. (Nasdaq: PINC), discusses the changes needed to improve vaccine distribution. Mark Douglas, CEO of Steelhouse, on the social media bans on President Trump, and Big Tech shutting access to far-right platform Parler. Brooke Sutherland, Bloomberg Opinion industrials columnist, discusses her column: "Mob Violence Is Bad for Business." Hosted by Paul...


New Business Starts Are Up Well Over 20%: Paychex CEO

Marty Mucci, President and CEO of Paychex, discusses their small business employment report. Ramesh Ponnuru, Senior Editor for National Review, discusses the Jan 6th insurrection and his column: “Capitol Riot Was Trumpism's Essence on Display.” Lauren Sauer, Johns Hopkins University Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, on the latest news surrounding the coronavirus treatments, vaccines and spread. Joe Mysak, Munis Editor for Bloomberg Briefs, discusses a Democrat Senate and tax reform....


Trump Losing His Twitter Megaphone Would Be A Big Blow: SocialFlow CEO

Jim Anderson, CEO of SocialFlow, on Twitter and Facebook suspending the President’s social media accounts. Dennis Woodside, President of Impossible Foods, on cutting prices 15% to compete with beef. Jordan Strauss, Managing Director at Kroll, and Former Director of Preparedness and Response, National Security Division, U.S. DOJ, discusses the security issues surrounding the violent insurrection in Washington DC. Sarah Ponczek, Bloomberg cross-asset reporter, on climbing yields and markets...


Eaton Vance Head of Fixed Income: Keyed on Cyclical Rotation Trade

Eric Stein, Chief Investment Officer: Fixed Income at Eaton Vance, on his current outlook for bond markets, inflation and the rotation trade. Carl Weinberg, Founder and Chief Economist at High Frequency Economics, on how the Democratic Senate win changes his outlook for the economy. Lananh Nguyen, Bloomberg finance reporter, on confusion over the NYSE delisting of China stocks. Josh Wingrove, White House correspondent for Bloomberg, on President Trump pitting Republicans against Republicans....


SkyBridge's Scaramucci On Why He Launched A Bitcoin Fund

Anthony Scaramucci, Founder of SkyBridge Capital and former White House communications director, discusses SkyBridge’s new bitcoin fund and how this will open up the gates for greater access. IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond discusses the outlook for films and movie theaters. Gina Martin Adams, Chief Equity Strategist for Bloomberg Intelligence, on how markets are looking at the Georgia Senate runoff race. Stephen Schork, President of the Schork Group and Editor of The Schork Report, on the new era...


Senate Runoffs Threaten Bullish Market: Federated's Orlando

Phil Orlando, Chief Equity Market Strategist and Head of Client Portfolio Management at Federated Hermes, on three things to watch in 2021. Timothy O’Brien, Bloomberg Opinion senior columnist, discusses his column: “Trump Phone Call Is What Coup Fever Looks Like.” Mike McGlone, Commodity Strategist for Bloomberg Intelligence, on another wild ride for bitcoin and why OPEC is fighting a losing battle. Michelle Cortez, Senior Health, Science and Medical Technology Reporter for Bloomberg, on...


The Cruise Ship Suicides Began After The Passengers Left

Austin Carr, Bloomberg technology reporter, discusses his column: “The Cruise Ship Suicides Began After the Last Passengers Left.” Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp, on why they are "first responders" to underserved communities. Michael Rea, Founder and CEO of RX Savings Solutions, on the vaccine rollout, and the outlook for cuts to drug pricing under Biden. Elise Young, Bloomberg reporter, discusses how restaurants are bracing for a New Year’s Eve without much celebration. Hosted by...


How XpresSpa Converted Airport Spas Into Test Centers: CEO Satzman

Doug Satzman, CEO of XpresSpa Group, on how the largest airport spa company in the world pivoted into covid and medical testing centers. Irv Goldman, CEO of wine auction house Acker, on launching Acker Wine Markets, a data-driven wine investing platform providing market analytics. Stephen Kane, Group Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at TCW Fixed Income, discusses stressors in fixed income markets. Michael Montagano, CEO at Kitchen United, on the “ghost kitchen” business model that...


Wall Street Tempers Bonus Expectations In Pandemic Year

Lananh Nguyen, Bloomberg finance reporter, on Wall Street tempering bonus expectations in year of the pandemic. Luisa Bianco, Professor of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, discusses her column, “The 'She-cession' Is Very Real for Minority Women.” Steve Grobman, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at McAfee, on the "Cyber Pearl Harbor" SolarWinds hack into the U.S. government. Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer for US Global Investors, on why investors are...


The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of SPACs: LUMA's Kawaja

Terence Kawaja, Founder & CEO, LUMA Partners Investment Banking, on their new SPAC LUMAscape which maps over 250 SPACs by sector and status. Claudia Sahm, Founder of Stay-At-Home Macro and former Federal Reserve economist, discusses her column: “Forgiving Student Loans Is Not a Lasting Solution.” Scott Torrey, CEO of PayScale, on compensation in 2021 and their recent report on the hottest jobs and top paid skills of 2020. Heather Perlberg, Bloomberg private equity reporter, discusses her...


Pop the Champagne Corks. 2020 Is Finally Ending.

“Champagne” Blaine Ashley, Founder of New York Champagne Week and The FIZZ is Female platform, will discuss the best champagnes to exit 2020 and ring in the holidays. Alan Zafran, Founding Partner and Co–CEO at IEQ Capital, on why 2021 will be a good-but-not-great year for stocks. Forbes Global Properties Co-Founders Bonnie Stone Sellers and Jeff Hyland discuss the outlook for global luxury real estate. Jeanne Zaino, Bloomberg Opinion contributor and Professor of Political Science at Iona...


Brexit Negotiators Reach Outline of Historic Trade Deal

Maria Tadeo, Europe reporter for Bloomberg Television, discusses U.K. and European Union negotiators finally reaching the outline of a post-Brexit trade agreement. Joe Nocera, Bloomberg Opinion columnist, discusses his column: “Why Airlines Outrank Restaurants in Relief Money." Ben Emons, Managing Director, Global Macro Strategy at Medley Global Advisors, on the stimulus package and his current strategic outlook. Yelena Shulyatyeva, Senior Economist for Bloomberg Economics, on jobless claims...


Apple Should Partner With Tesla On EVs: Wedbush's Ives

Dan Ives, Managing Director and Equity Analyst at Wedbush Securities, on Apple's electric car venture. Lisa Shalett, Chief Investment Officer at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, on why financials are the #1 investment pick. David Garrity, Chief Market Strategist for Laidlaw & Co, and Partner at BTblock, discusses the "Laidlaw 5" forecasts for 2021. Sam Fazeli Senior Pharmaceutical Analyst and Head of EMEA Research for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses his column: “How Worrisome Is This U.K....


Hackers May Be Deeply Embedded In DoD: Former CIA Ops Chief

Jack Devine, former chief of CIA’s worldwide operations, and founding partner and President of The Arkin Group, discusses the gravity of the massive cyber hack. Craig Garthwaite, Director of the Program on Healthcare at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, discusses why the U.S. should buy every dose of vaccine it can right now. Brian Chappatta, Bloomberg Opinion debt columnist, discusss his column: “Jamie Dimon Gets His $30 Billion Buyback Wish.” Arron Kallenberg, CEO of...


Get Ready For Pay Cuts, As Work-From-Home Endures

Noah Buhayar, Bloomberg real estate reporter, discusses his Bloomberg Businessweek cover story: “The Work-From-Home Boom Is Here to Stay. Get Ready for Pay Cuts.” Dana Peterson, Chief Economist for the Conference Board, on the November Leading Index, and the "she-cession." Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg Cybersecurity reporter, on the severity of the Russia hack into US government agencies. Lauren Sauer, Johns Hopkins University Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, on the latest news...