Secret Billionaire: Meet the Rainmaker of Rio

May 15 (Bloomberg) -- As part of Bloomberg's "The Real Brazil" special series, Trish Regan profiles Jorge Paulo Lemann, the secretive Rio-based private equity titan who has been scooping up America's most iconic food brands, from Heinz to Bud to Burger King. Even Warren Buffett "wants to learn about Brazil" from Lemann, the reclusive billionaire who unseated Eike Batista as Brazil's richest man. (Source: Bloomberg)

Japan Wage Growth Stagnates
41:37 - Japan’s workers barely got a pay rise in 2015, with a 0.1 percent increase in cash earnings slower than the 0.4 percent bump in 2014. Total wages in Japan haven’t risen more than 1 percent in any year since 1997 and they fell for the past four years once inflation is accounted for, the labor ministry said on Monday in Tokyo. Bloomberg’s James Mayger and UBS Head of Global Asset Allocation Mads Pedersen joined Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown” for further analysis.
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