Blackstone's Schwarzman on Strategy, Growth Outlook

Dec. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Stephen Schwarzman, founder and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP, talks about the private equity firm's growth strategy and market performance. Schwarzman, speaking with Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers," also discusses the state of the U.S. political system and Blackstone's retail investment unit. (Source: Bloomberg)
Buybacks Mean Paychecks for CEOs
26:21 - Dividend payments and stock buybacks are reaching record highs in corporate America, and while both reward shareholders, at some companies, returning cash to investors can mean a boost to the CEO's pay. Bloomberg's Alex Barinka explains why many chief executive officers have an added incentive to spur short-term returns. (Source: Bloomberg)
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