Yankees' Afterman on Going Against Type in Baseball
July 26 (Bloomberg) -- Jean Afterman, assistant general manager for the New York Yankees, talks with Bloomberg's Rob Gloster about being one of only three women to hold the position for a Major League Baseball team, late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and her career as an actress. Aferman was a lawyer and player agent before joining the Yankees in 2001. They spoke before a game between the Yankees and Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum on June 12. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Negative Rates: Effective Policy or Sign of Desperation?
06:25 - According to David Wessel, a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, deploying negative rates in a country sends a message that the economy is "in a mess." But in an interview with Bloomberg TV Canada's Rudyard Griffiths, Wessel says the effects haven't been as bad as feared and the policy will likely remain in the central bankers' toolbox as long as economies don't get any help from fiscal authorities within government. (Source: Bloomberg)