Bloomberg Midday Report 12/4/2012

Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Jane King summarizes today's top business news---including Walmart toy sales. (Source: Bloomberg)
U.K. Mortgage Approvals Climb to Highest Since 2008
10:43 - U.K. mortgage approvals topped forecasts at 66,582 in June, climbing to the highest level since July 2008. Bloomberg's Manus Cranny reports on "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)
  • Bank Profitability Declining in Europe: Morilla-Giner
  • We're Trying to Avoid Destroying the Planet: McGann
  • U.K. Housing Is Performing Quite Strongly: Redfern