HSBC Puts Aside $2B for U.K., U.S. Fines, Lawsuits

July 30 (Bloomberg) -- In "Street News," Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu reports on today's top stories including Apple and Samsung's mobile phone and table patent battle comes to the United States in a California court case, HSBC sets aside a combined $2 billion for British customers wrongly sold payment protection insurance and fines for U.S. regulators related to money laundering charges and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney calls stopping a nuclear Iran the highest national security priority during a visit to Israel. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
U.S. Economy 'Doing Fine,' Data Improving, Harris Says
32:28 - Ethan Harris, co-head of economics research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, talks about the performance of commodity markets, the U.S. economy and the outlook for Federal Reserve policy. Harris speaks with Alix Steel and Joseph Weisenthal on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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