Monte Paschi Loans to Play Role in Italian Election

Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Andrew Davis reports that the Bank of Italy approved 3.9 billion euros ($5.3 billion) in emergency loans for Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, meaning Prime Minister Mario Monti may have to push ahead with the unpopular bailout before elections next month. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."
Apple Pours Fuel on Speculation It's Working on a Car
03:44 - Confronted by a shareholder Wednesday at a rare public forum over where Apple is looking to invest its cash, Jeff Williams, Apple’s senior vice president of operations, seemed to suggest the automotive industry. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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