A $1 Billion Bet Pays Off for Olympic Architects
Of the $14 billion that the U.K. is spending to stage the 2012 Games about $1.5 billion went through Populous, an architecture firm. Senior Principal John Barrow discusses how the firm created the London Olympic park. He speaks with Businessweek's Ira Boudway.
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02:26 - Negative yields. Political risk. The Fed. Now add the U.S. deficit to the list of worries to keep beleaguered bond investors up at night. Since peaking at $1.4 trillion in 2009, the budget deficit has plunged amid government spending cuts and a rebound in tax receipts. But now, America’sborrowing needs are rising once again as a lackluster economy slows revenue growth to a six-year low, data compiled by FTN Financial show. That in turn will pressure the U.S. to sell more Treasuries to bridge the funding gap. UBS Head of EMEA Corporate Debt Isabelle Toledano-Koutsouris discusses with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "The Pulse."