STMicro's Ericsson Split `Good First Step'

Dec. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Mark Hawtin, director of investment at investment-management firm GAM, discusses STMicroelectronics NV's decision to sell its stake in the unprofitable wireless-chip venture with Ericsson AB. He speaks with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
Is the U.S. Heading for an Economic Slowdown?
30:49 - Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International Executive Director Brendan Brown discusses the possibility of a slowdown in the U.S. economy, what can boost the Japanese economy and the outlook for global growth. He speaks to Bloomberg's Guy Johnson on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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