Powell on Vietnam, War Veterans: Political Capital

May 25 (Bloomberg) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell discusses Vietnam war, disability benefits for returning veterans, their prospects for jobs and the state of United States Armed Forces. Bloomberg's Julianna Goldman talks about President Barack Obama's speech on U.S. counter-terrorism strategy. Bloomberg View columnists Margaret Carlson and Ramesh Ponnuru discuss Apple Inc.'s tax payments and shareholders' support for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Political Capital with Al Hunt." (Source: Bloomberg)

Philips CEO Expects Operational Improvements to Continue
38:33 - Royal Philips NV, the Dutch health-care equipment maker, reported second-quarter profit that rose more than expected on cost savings and said earnings will improve in the second half of the year. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes and amortization rose 8.6 percent to 544 million euros ($596 million), the Amsterdam-based company said in a statement Monday. That beat the 519-million-euro average estimate of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. The company kept its full-year outlook. Chief Executive Officer Frans van Houten Chief Executive Officer Frans van Houten discusses with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Countdown."
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