New Boss at Barclays, Oldest Message in Bottle

Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Bloomberg Top 5," Erik Schatzker reports on Bloomberg's top five news stories. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)
European Earnings 'Looking Pretty Good': Macklow-Smith
16:47 - European companies' profit margins are improving as a result of the weakening euro over the past 12 months, combined with declines in oil and commodity prices, low interest rates and reforms initiated by companies over the past five years, according to Stephen Macklow-Smith, head of European equity strategy as JPMorgan Asset Management. He described the earnings season as "looking pretty good" in an interview with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)
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