Saab Jet Too Pricey for Europe's Richest Nation?

May 16 (Bloomberg) -- Voters in Switzerland may shoot down their country's $3.5 billion contract to buy 22 Saab Gripen fighters from Sweden. Bloomberg international correspondent Hans Nichols visited the Gripen factory in Linköping to look at how these fighters are made and Saab's long-term strategy ahead of the Swiss referendum this weekend.

Putin Turns Down Erdogan's Meeting Request
51:27 - Carsten Nickel, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, and Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote discuss the dispute between Russia and Turkey over the downed Russian jet, the coalition to fight Islamic state and the outlook for the Russian economy. They speak to Bloomberg's Guy Johnson and Anna Edwards on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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