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See Smart Robots Learn to Play Like Human Children

BRETT is a robot that can think. Researchers at UC Berkeley have programmed BRETT to learn on its own, through trial and error, how to accomplish tasks like screwing a cap on a bottle, putting Lego blocks together, and solving a simple puzzle. It’s all made possible by something called a neural network, a type of computer algorithm that is revolutionizing artificial intelligence. (Video by: Alan Jeffries, Justin Beach, Christian Capestany) (Source: Bloomberg)

Coffee: Why El Nino May Make Your Latte Cost More

A strong El Nino in the equatorial Pacific will make itself noticed in weather patterns across the globe. Tuesday’s update from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said it’s the strongest El Nino since 1997-98, which was the biggest in records going back to 1950. Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns and Alix Steel report on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Kerry: Iran Framework Will Get the Job Done

President Barack Obama locked up enough U.S. Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress as Maryland Democrat Barbara Mikulski said Wednesday she will support the agreement. (Source: Bloomberg)

Single Best Chart

Sub-$2 Gasoline?: Price Lags Oil Market's Collapse

In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Tom Keene displays the average price of gasoline in the United States since 2004 while oil prices trade lower in the current market. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

Ultra-Accommodative Policy Within a 2.7% Economy

In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Tom Keene displays the real U.S. GDP rate over the last two years while monetary policy has remained accommodative. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

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See Smart Robots Learn to Play Like Human Children

BRETT is a robot that can think. Researchers at UC Berkeley have programmed BRETT to learn on its own, through trial and error, how to accomplish tasks like screwing a cap on a bottle, putting Lego blocks together, and solving a simple puzzle. It’s all made possible by something called a neural network, a type of computer algorithm that is revolutionizing artificial intelligence. (Video by: Alan Jeffries, Justin Beach, Christian Capestany) (Source: Bloomberg)

The Acronyms Not to Use on Wall Street

Bloomberg's Keri Geiger reports on Wall Street acronyms that can get traders into hot water with investigators. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Retail CEOs Could Look Bad Under New Pay Ratio Rules

Reports of pay ratios between CEOs and workers are highlighting income inequality in the corporate world and uncovering some surprises as well. Bloomberg's Anders Melin reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

How One Hedge Fund Gained 10% in August

Jerry Haworth, chief investment officer at 36 South Capital Advisors, explains how one of their hedge funds returned 10 percent in August on market volatility out of China and discusses their investment strategy. He speaks with Olivia Sterns on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Market Makers

Germany Seeks Help in Bearing Brunt of EU Migrant Crisis

Europe is suffering a migration crisis that's seeing thousands of people moving through the European Union as train stations are blocked to prevent border crossings into Germany and other nations. Bloomberg's Tony Czucka reports on "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)

VIX, Macau, European Economy: What’s Moving Markets

James Swanson of MFS Investment Management joins Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker, Vonnie Quinn, and Tracy Alloway to run down the three things you need to know about today’s market. They speak on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Baxalta Said to Quit Ariad Takeover Talks

Baxalta Inc., the drugmaker fending off a $30 billion takeover offer from Shire Plc, has abandoned its pursuit of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. after negotiations broke down over price, people with knowledge of the matter said. Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

China Markets: Taking a Long View Past Volatility

Christopher McGuire, chief executive officer at Phalanx Capital Management, offers his views on China's market following a massive selloff that spilled over to global markets and shares his investment strategy for Chinese equities. He speaks on "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Tech Opportunities: Bloomberg West (Full Show 9/01)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: Ark Investment Managment CEO Cathie Wood, Mattermark CEO Danielle Morrill, TECHnalysis Research President Bob O'Donnell, and Ryan Wyatt, global head of gaming content at YouTube. (Source: Bloomberg)

225,000 IPhones Breached by Hackers

Today’s "BWest Byte" is 225,000, for how many Apple iPhone accounts have been breached by hackers, according to Palo Alto Networks. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Did YouTube Enter the Video Game Streaming Business?

Ryan Wyatt, global head of gaming content at YouTube, explains why YouTube entered the video game business. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." TECHnalysis Research President Bob O'Donnell also comments. (Source: Bloomberg)

Interviews

Market Hangs on to High Volatility

Bessemer Trust Investment Strategist Joseph Tanious discusses the VIX’s troubling view with Alix Steel and Olivia Sterns on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)

The Impact From China and Iran on Oil

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Commodity Strategist Sabine Schels discusses the outlook for oil, and impact from both China and Iran. She speaks with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

How One Hedge Fund Gained 10% in August

Jerry Haworth, chief investment officer at 36 South Capital Advisors, explains how one of their hedge funds returned 10 percent in August on market volatility out of China and discusses their investment strategy. He speaks with Olivia Sterns on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

VIX Fixed on Fed Rate Hike Others Are Downplaying

Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co., discusses the reliability of the VIX Index as a market indicator and why the VIX is anticipating a Federal Reserve rate hike later this month. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Does Oil Still Pose a Deflationary Threat?

Investec Securities Chief Economist Philip Shaw discusses volatility in the price of oil and its impact on the global economy. He speaks with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Investec’s Shaw Says October Fed Rate Hike Is Possible

Investec Securities Chief Economist Philip Shaw discusses the outlook for global markets and timing for a Federal Reserve rate hike. He speaks with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Corrects guest’s title.)(Source: Bloomberg)