George: Broad-Based Job Gains Signal Rates Can Rise

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George talks about monetary policy, the U.S. labor market and the economy. She spoke yesterday with Bloomberg Television's Michael McKee in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (Source: Bloomberg)

BNP 1Q Net Profit Rises on Lower Loan-Loss Provisions
44:40 - BNP Paribas SA, France’s largest bank, posted a surprise increase in first-quarter profit as a decline in provisions for bad loans helped outweigh a slump in trading revenue. Net income rose 10 percent to 1.81 billion euros ($2.1 billion) from 1.65 billion euros a year earlier, the Paris-based bank said in a statement Tuesday. Bloomberg's Caroline Connan spoke to the bank's Chief Financial Officer Lars Machenil about the numbers.
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