Alcatel Overhaul May Take Up to 3 Years, CEO Says

Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Ben Verwaayen, chief executive officer of Alcatel-Lucent SA, talks about the company's 1.6 billion-euro ($2.1 billion) financing deal with Credit Suisse Group AG and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and the outlook for the telecommunications industry. He speaks with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)
Why Is There Excessive Optimism on the Dollar?
30:02 - David Bloom, global head of FX strategy at HSBC, discusses the optimism over the U.S. dollar and what will happen to the currency when the Fed raises rates. He speaks to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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