Alcoa’s Adjusted Profit Beats Break-Even Estimate

Oct. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Alcoa Inc., the largest U.S. aluminum producer, posted third-quarter earnings and sales that exceeded analysts’ estimates after reporting improved productivity at its primary metals and engineered-products units. Alix Steel reports on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
Kroszner, Blinder, Blankfein on Fed Policy in Two Minutes
52:31 - Former Federal Reserve Governor Randall Kroszner, who teaches economics at the University of Chicago, former Fed Vice Chairman Alan Blinder, a professor at Princeton University, and Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., offer their views on today's Fed decision to leave interest rates unchanged and the outlook for policy. This report also contains comments from Goldman Sachs's Jan Hatzius, Prudential Financial Inc.'s Greg Peters and KPMG LLC's Constance Hunter. Watch the key moments from their interviews in two minutes. (Excerpts. Source: Bloomberg)
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