Novartis to Buy Back $5B in Stock, Add Businesses

Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Novartis plans to buy back $5 billion of stock over two years and said it will expand in areas such as treatments for skin and heart diseases. Mark Barton and Anna Edwards report on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
Kroszner, Blinder, Blankfein on Fed Policy in Two Minutes
13:45 - 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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