Finance

Australian Corporate Giants Try to Get Rich By…

Aug.16 -- Defying a global spike in acquisitions, some of Australia’s biggest and oldest companies are trying to shrink to greatness by spinning off assets. Bloomberg's Angus Whitley reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

Trade Spat Creating Negativity for U.S. Growth…

Aug.16 -- Omair Sharif, an economist at Societe Generale in New York, talks about the spat between the U.S. and its trading partners, and the implications for the world's largest economy. He speaks with Ramy Inocencio and Paul Allen on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

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Examining the State of U.S. Household Debt

Aug.15 -- Bloomberg's Matt Boesler examines the state of U.S. household debt. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."

Trump's Pro-Tariff Stance Is Alarming, Former Amb…

Aug.16 -- Bruce Heyman, former U.S. ambassador to Canada, discusses the ongoing Nafta negotiations with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Amanda Lang on "Bloomberg Markets."

Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53…

Average US mortgage rates fall for second straight week; 30-year at 4.53 percent

El-Erian Sees Further U.S. Growth in Global…

Aug.16 -- Bloomberg Opinion columnist Mohamed El-Erian explains why the U.S. economy and markets can continue to gain strength in spite of weakness in global markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: The Open." His opinions are his own.

U.S. Housing Starts Get a Boost From…

Aug.16 -- Bloomberg Businessweek's Peter Coy and Thomas Digenan, head of U.S. intrinsic value equity at UBS Asset Management, examine U.S. housing starts for July. They speak on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

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Turkey Needs to Change Policy, Franklin Templeton…

Aug.16 -- Bahrain’s Gulf Arab allies met to review a financial support program designed to help the country repair its finances . Mohieddine Kronfol, chief investment officer for global sukuk and Middle East and North Africa fixed income at Franklin Templeton Investments, weighs in, and also discusses the market implications of Turkey's economic crisis.

Turkey Needs 'Pretty Drastic' Rate Hike, HG…

Aug.16 -- Hans Goetti, founder of HG Research, talks about Turkey's economic crisis. He speaks with Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."

New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Homes

Aug.15 -- New Zealand’s government will ban foreigners from buying residential property, making good on its promise to crack down on offshore speculators who it says are partly to blame for spiraling house prices. Bloomberg's Tracy Withers reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

Thai, Singapore Stocks 'Top Picks,' Avoiding…

Aug.15 -- Sean Gardiner, a strategist at Morgan Stanley, talks about Southeast Asian stocks. He speaks with Rishaad Salamat and Haidi Stroud-Watts on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."

Japan Post Trade Deficit Amid Higher Oil Prices

Aug.15 -- Higher oil prices pushed up the value of Japanese imports in July, sending the trade balance into deficit even as exports rose for a 20th straight month. Bloomberg's Gearoid Reidy reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

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U.S. Retail Sales Top Estimates as Consumers…

Aug.15 -- Bricklyn Dwyer, senior economist at BNP Paribas, examines U.S. retail sales that advanced by more than forecast in July with a 0.5 percent gain on the strength of clothing and restaurants. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."