The World Cup Is Days Away But Is Brazil Ready?

June 9 (Bloomberg) –- Brazil has had seven years and spent over $12 billion to plan for the biggest sporting event in the world, but with the opening kickoff to the World Cup just days away, the country still isn't ready. The question on everyone's mind: why? Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker traveled down to Brazil to get a firsthand look at the lack of preparedness. Produced by: Dan Przygoda, Micha Rondeau, Victoria Blackburne-Daniell. (Source: Bloomberg)
Is the Next U.S. Recession Looming?
56:10 - Calculated Risks Economics Blogger Bill McBride discusses why he does not believe there will be a recession in the United States in the near future with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu, Joe Weisenthal and Alix Steel on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
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