Buffett Snares Global Billionaires in Giving Pledge

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deirdre Bolton reports that the Giving Pledge initiative started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates has received its first pledges from billionaires outside of the United States to donate at least half of their wealth to philanthropy. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

Investing in Russia: Is Now the Time to Get In?
57:51 - Chris Van Riet, chief executive officer at Radius, discusses Russia's relations with the west and investing in the country. He speaks to Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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