Philips Says Profit Shows Cost Savings Are Working

July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Royal Philips Electronics NV Chief Executive Officer Frans Van Houten talks about the company's second-quarter profit reported today and business outlook. He speaks from Amsterdam with Anna Edwards on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

Are Emerging-Market Stocks a Smart Bet?
26:49 - Emerging-market equities are heading for a period of calm, according to U.S. traders. The CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index is hovering near the lowest level in a year. The projections for narrower price swings, derived from options bets on the biggest exchange-traded fund for developing stocks, come as investors grow increasingly confident that policy makers will be able to shore up global growth amid market turmoil from Turkey to the U.K. Bloomberg's Elena Popina has more on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
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