Why Bill Ackman Is Bullish on Fannie and Freddie

May 5 (Bloomberg) -- Bill Ackman, who runs the $15 billion Pershing Square Capital Management LP, explains why he is bullish on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and comments on Valeant's offer for Allergan and his views on activist investing. He speaks with Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
Bond Yields Rise to 2015 High as Index Futures Climb
24:07 - Global bond yields climbed to the highest levels this year as the selloff in sovereign debt spread to Asia. European stock-index futures rose, while Australia’s currency strengthened after the nation’s economic growth beat estimates. Laurence Mutkin, Global Head of G10 Interest Rate Strategy at BNP Paribas expands on this story with Mark Barton on “Countdown.”
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