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New Orleans: Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

August 29 is the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina striking New Orleans, Louisiana. Bloomberg's David Gura examines progress made in the city and areas that still have a way to go to fully recover in the lingering aftermath of the storm. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Planned Parenthood Restrictions Could Be Kept Off Funding Bill

Republican leaders in Congress are considering a pledge to hold a separate vote on defunding Planned Parenthood as a way to keep the issue from derailing legislation to keep the government running, said congressional aides with knowledge of the discussions.

Companies Seek Out M&A Success in Volatile Markets

Robert Profusek, partner and global head of M&A at Jones Day, discusses the energy and pharmaceutical M&A markets and how companies are reconfiguring their businesses through purchases. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

Oil Markets

Mexico Accelerated Global Oil Slump Through Derivative Deals

When oil collapsed to a six-year low this month, weak demand from China and extra barrels from Iran and Saudi Arabia were marked as the prime suspects. Another country, less central to global energy markets, had a big part to play: Mexico.

Emerging Stocks Rise Most Since 2013 on China Rally; Ruble Gains

Emerging-market stocks rose the most in two years and currencies strengthened as Chinese shares ended the steepest five-day rout since 1996 and investors hunted for bargains. Ukrainian bonds climbed the most on record after the country said it agreed to a restructuring deal with creditors.