InterContinental CEO Says Payout Part of Strategy

Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Richard Solomons, chief executive officer of InterContinental Hotels Group Plc, discusses the company's first-half profit reported today and the decision to return $1 billion to shareholders through a special dividend and share buyback. He speaks from London with Linzie Janis on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

Brexit: Do Domestic Woes Differ From Business Jitters?
16:41 - Sentiment among British households fell this month at its fastest pace in more than a quarter century, reflecting uncertainty about the outlook for the economy in the wake of the Brexit vote. The 11-point drop in GfK’s monthly gauge was the most since March 1990, a month that saw thousands protesting in London against Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s poll tax. GfK said households have become more pessimistic about their personal finances and the economy since the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union. Credit Suisse Senior Advisor Bob Parker discusses with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown."
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