Edward Conard on Presidential Campaign Positions

Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Edward Conard, author of "Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told About The Economy Is Wrong," and former managing director of Bain Capital under Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, talks about President Barack Obama's campaign strategy. Conard speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Zurich’s de Swaan Sees General Insurance Improving
05:52 - Zurich Insurance Group AG, Switzerland’s biggest insurer, reported a fourth-quarter loss after damage claims ranging from the Tianjin disaster in China to storms in the U.K. and Ireland. The net loss was $424 million compared with a profit of $860 million a year earlier, the Zurich-based company said in a statement on Thursday. Chairman and acting CEO Tom de Swaan outlines his vision for the company to Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown.”
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