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)
'Huge Uncertainty' Surrounds Greek Debt Talks: Piccoli
51:52 - There is "huge uncertainty" surrounding current talks between the Greek government and the country's creditors, according to Wolfango Piccoli, director of research at Teneo Intelligence. He spoke in an interview with Anna Edwards and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." Alan Higgins, chief investment officer at Coutts & Co., also participated in the discussion. (Source: Bloomberg)
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