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, on the latest intel surrounding the Capitol riots. Hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn.
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 cross-asset reporter, on bank earnings. Hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn.
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.” Hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn.
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 of William Rhodes Global Advisors, on why Biden will assume the Gerald Ford role to heal the nation. Hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn.
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 Finance Club, on the U.S. return to the Paris Climate Agreement, and why he’s optimistic about tackling climate change. Hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn.
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 Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn.