Shaoul Sees Best Holiday Retail Season Since 2007

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Shaoul, chairman of Marketfield Asset Management, talks about today's report on U.S. housing starts for October, the outlook for the U.S. holiday shopping season and strategy for equities. He speaks with Pimm Fox and Julie Hyman on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

The Winners and Loser of an AT&T-Time Warner Deal
18:26 - AT&T's agreement to acquire Time Warner for almost $109 billion includes $22 billion in net debt. AT&T's pro forma net leverage ratio will increase to about 2.85x, based on consensus 2017 Ebtida estimates for both companies. This compares with AT&T's current net leverage ratio of about 2.3x and its previously stated long-term goal of about 1.8x. AT&T has a long-term goal to increase its high triple B credit ratings from Moody's and S&P to the single A category. Berenberg Senior Media Analyst Sarah Simon discuss with Guy Johnson on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."
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