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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pivots from his controversial judiciary proposal in the face of mass protests. Opinion columnist Bobby Ghosh discusses the questions it raises about Israel's democracy. Bloomberg's Allison Schrager and Timothy Lavin also join. Allison talks about how rising rates are making us re-examine federal spending, and Lavin explains why the expensive government semiconductor bill is headed towards failure. Opinion's Andrea Felsted also joins, discussing how recent bank crises are impacting Big Bling. Amy Morris hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Columnist Conor Sen describes the real estate bust that America's suburbs need. Justin Fox is looking for the labor force's missing Gen Z workers. Beth Kowitt explains how abortion politics put Walgreens in a no-win situation. Jonathan Bernstein asks 'will the GOP stick by Trump' Hosted by Amy Morris. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Opinion columnist Tim Culpan joins the program to discuss the future of startups and venture capitalists who found a home in Silicon Valley Bank. Lisa Jarvis with Bloomberg Opinion digs into the Pfizer-Seagen deal, exploring the possibilities for cancer drug development. Opinion's Jonathan Bernstein also joins, weighing the future of the Republican Party should former President Trump be indicted. And columnist Allison Schrager discusses why workers feel so unhappy, despite ample lesiure time. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Who owns train cars? Not who you think, according to Bloomberg Opinion's Brooke Sutherland. She joins to explain. Editor Sarah Green Carmichael also joins to talk about giving workers benefits, as opposed to raises. And Opinion columnist Alexis Leondis talks about the mortgage lender lie, while Lara Williams discusses ocean health. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Opinion columnist John Authers reflects on the week in markets and looks at the Fed's rate hike path. He explains why the phrase "data dependent" carries more meaning than it might seem. Opinion's David Fickling describes the unintended consequences of Russia's war in Ukraine as it relates to energy. And columnist Shuli Ren previews China's National People's Congress. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bloomberg Chief Rates correspondent Garfield Reynolds says the strong start to 2023 might just be a red herring. He joins to break down rate moves and explains what recent eco-data and hawkish Fed messaging might mean for the US economy. Opinion's Tim Culpan discusses the exploding interest in ChatGPT and outlines the risks of artificial intelligence developed in China. Columnist Alexis Leondis also joins to discuss the mortgage double-edged sword. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
St. Louis Federal Reserve president James Bullard and head of the Cleveland Fed Loretta Mester roil markets late in the week after suggesting the Fed could raise rates for longer than anticipated. How does the rate hike path affect investing strategies? Bloomberg Chief Rates correspondent Garfield Reynolds discusses what this week’s market moves mean for investors and breaks down recent bond market activity. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Tim Culpan takes a close look at Japanese conglomerate SoftBank and explains why it might seem too big to fail, but actually is not. Opinion’s Alexis Leondis also joins, talking about the inflation pinch on childcare and why the tax code cannot keep up with costs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Could we see rate cuts this year? Maybe, says Bloomberg Chief Rates Strategist Garfield Reynolds. But it'll come at a cost. Adani isn't Evergrande - it's worse, according to Bloombrerg Opinion's Shuli Ren. We discuss what's next for Gautam Adani. We also explore meat alternatives with Opinion columnist Stephen Mihm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
John Authers and Mark Cranfield pick apart the market reaction to Fed Chair Jerome Powell's post-FOMC news conference. They appraise the market's response to what it heard. Indian industrialist Gautam Adani found himself at the mercy of the market this week too. Shuli Ren explains Adani's predicament and what any permanent damage may mean for India's growth trajectory. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The US and Germany will supply Ukraine with top tier battle tanks. How will it help Ukraine fight against Russian aggression? Retired Navy Admiral and Bloomberg Opinion columnist James Stavridis offers his outlook. Bloomberg Executive Editor for Asia Markets Paul Dobson also joins to discuss the push and pull between US and Asian markets. In this episode, we also cover the political instability in Myanmar with Opinion's Clara Ferreira Marques, and columnist Justin Fox explains why retail could surprise in 2023. Listen to the latest Bloomberg Opinion podcast for all of these stories from this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How will rate hikes from the Federal Reserve play out in emerging markets? We get the view from Bloomberg Opinion columnist John Authers. Plus, Garfield Reynolds tells us why fighting the Bank of Japan could be a losing bet. And Justin Fox weighs in on the post-pandemic drinking binge that just won't end. Listen to the latest Bloomberg Opinion podcast for fresh takes on these and other stories in the news this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Republicans elected a House Speaker. Although Kevin McCarthy seems secure in the role, for now, Bloomberg Opinion columnist Jonathan Bernstein believes there's more instability to come. And Bloomberg's John Liu examines China's geopolitical and economic risks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Shuli Ren discusses returning home amid China's reopening and the devastating effects of zero-COVID. John Authers breaks down market risks, as they relate to inflation, the Fed, and DC gridlock. And Tim Culpan weighs Twitter's future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Join us as we wrap the top stories we covered this year. Philosopher Volodymyr Yermolenko breaks down Ukrainian and Russian identities and post-war questions. Clara Ferreira Marques remembers Mikhail Gorbachev. David Fickling examines the world's bread baskets, and Cambridge professor Helen Thompson discusses the new world order. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Global reaction to the Bank of Japan's decision to tweak its yield curve control mechanism with Marcus Ashworth and Paul Dobson. Jonathan Bernstein wraps up the year in politics. And Bobby Ghosh joins to discuss the lessons the 2022 World Cup had to teach us. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jonathan Levin and John Authers join to discuss the Fed’s response to the inflation outlook for 2023 and beyond: fairly unanimous until it’s not. The market, too, a player in this game. David Fickling joins to discuss fusion, how it works (now that it does) and what’s to be done with that “BFD”, in the phrasing for Energy Secretary Granholm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We start in the US this week with John Authers explaining the Roman calendar is only tangentially related to market moves. But it is responsible for the hefty load of predictions arriving right about now. Stephen Mihm explains why The Bahamas is good at keeping secrets. Then we move to Kazakhstan, a country other countries need to be on good terms with. And finally Shuli Ren explains how taxation works in China, as the country prepares for an era of "common prosperity" while attempting to recover from Covid and Covid Zero. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Clara Ferreira Marques joins to discuss the protests that erupted in China this week and how authorities are apt to handle the dissent. Barry Ritholtz joins to discusses markets in 2022 as we kick off the final month of the year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Alexis Leondis joins with a guide to making the most of this year's investing losses. We also speak with Shuli Ren on Xi Jinping's efforts to have big tech help with common prosperity. Stephen Mihm discusses how export controls have intersected with US foreign policy and how current controls will impact the US and Chinese economies. And Jonathan Levin dissects what Fed speakers will aim to say to the market before the next batch of data and the December 14th FOMC decision. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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