Whitbread CEO Says No Plans to Spin Off Costa

Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Andy Harrison, chief executive officer of Whitbread Plc, discusses the company's first-half profit reported today, pricing and business outlook. The U.K. owner of the Premier Inn budget hotels said profit rose 11 percent led by gains at its Costa coffee chain and higher hotel prices during the Olympics. He speaks from London with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
Harris, Dutta, Stoltzfus on Fed Rates: Two Minute Recap
02:30 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Ethan Harris, Renaissance Macro Research LLC's Neil Dutta, Oppenheimer & Co.'s John Stoltzfus, Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc.'s Diane Swonk, UBS Securities LLC's Drew Matus and William R. Rhodes Global Advisors LLC's William Rhodes comment on the outlook for Federal Reserve's policy. Watch the key moments from their interviews in two minutes. (Excerpts. Source: Bloomberg)
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