Greece: Back in Crisis

A historic moment for the battered European nation and a new test for the euro



Greece’s public debt as a percentage of GDP has broken that threshold. The nation's predicament in 90 seconds.

Abe Set to Pick Demographics Czar to Slow Population Slide

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will name a minister charged with spearheading his effort to halt the slide in Japan’s population, which the premier has made the centerpiece of his new plan to revive the world’s third-largest economy.

Cures-for-Dollars Model Comes Undone as Biotech Market Sinks

For the last five years, biotechnology and pharmaceutical stocks have surged on an assumption about the companies that invent and sell drugs for American patients: Invent amazing treatments that save lives and cure the sick, and you can charge pretty much what you want.


Williams: Tightening Will Be Most Gradual in Fed History

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks about the U.S. economy, inflation and central bank policy. He speaks to the Urban Land Institute in San Francisco. (This is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

Glencore vs. Lehman: Why It’s Not the Same

University of Houston’s Craig Pirrong discusses who is to blame at Glencore with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu, Joe Weisenthal and Alix Steel on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg) (Peter Grauer, the chairman of Bloomberg LP, the parent of Bloomberg News, is a senior independent non-executive director at Glencore.)

Yum Shares Tumble on Sluggish Sales in China

Yum! Brands tumbled as much as 19 percent in late trading after a lingering slump in China caused the fast-food giant to miss third-quarter profit estimates. Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Tracy Alloway have more on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)

VW to Delay Investments Due to Scandal

Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Officer Matthias Mueller said the company will delay or cancel non-essential projects as pressure mounts to slash spending in the wake of the diesel-emissions scandal.  Bloomberg's Hans Nichols reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)