Technology Makes Cargo Scans Feasible, Flynn Says

Aug. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Stephen Flynn, founding co-director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University in Boston, talks about the potential impact of disruptive anti-terrorism measures at seaports on the worldwide supply system and the feasibility of enforcing a 2007 congressional deadline for requiring all U.S.-bound shipping containers to be X-rayed overseas for nuclear weapons. Flynn spoke with Bloomberg's Jeff Bliss on Aug. 10. (Source: Bloomberg)

Why You Need to Pay Attention to Credit Analysis
45:36 - Credit risk measures for banks and insurers in Europe fell for the first time in nine days. The cost of insuring the debt decreased from the highest levels since 2013. The Markit iTraxx Europe Subordinated Financial Index of credit-default swaps dropped eight basis points to 295 basis points, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Bloomberg’s Simon Ballard discusses along with Aviva Investors Global Head of Multi-Assets Peter Fitzgerald. They joined Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown.”
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