First Word Podcast

Hear breaking economic, business and market news as it happens, around the globe. Karen Moskow and Jon Bascom host.

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Hosted by Karen Moskow and Jon Bascom

  • Citigroup’s Englander Surprised by Euro Strength (Audio)

    Apr 17, 2014

    Steven Englander, managing director and global head of G10 FX Strategy at Citigroup Inc. in New York, says “the euro is going to rally” even more if the European Central Bank fails at its June meeting to enact extraordinary measures. Englander talks with Bloomberg’s Bob Moon on Bloomberg Radio’s "Bloomberg - The First Word."

  • Bloomberg Law Brief: Kanojia Discusses Aereo’s Future (Audio)

    Apr 17, 2014

    Chet Kanojia, Aereo’s chief executive officer, discusses the company’s Supreme Court case to fight copyright claims from broadcasters including CBS Corp. and Walt Disney Co.’s ABC. Kanojia speaks with Bloomberg Law co- host Mark Mills. Bloomberg’s Karen Moskow and Jon Bascom report the day’s top legal stories.

  • ING’s Knightley Says BOE May Increase Rates This Year (Audio)

    Apr 16, 2014

    James Knightley, an economist at ING Bank NV in London, says he “won’t rule out” an increases in interest rates by the Bank of England as soon as its November meeting. Knightley talks with Bloomberg’s Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio’s "Bloomberg - The First Word."

  • Bloomberg Law Brief: Silton Discusses NHL Lawsuits (Audio)

    Apr 16, 2014

    Steven Silton, a member at Cozen O’Connor, discusses federal lawsuits filed by former National Hockey League players alleging that a culture of “extreme violence” in the NHL resulted in head injuries and long term trauma. Silton talks with Bloomberg Law hosts June Grasso and Mark Mills on Bloomberg Radio’s "Morning Bloomberg Law Brief." Bloomberg’s Karen Moskow and Jon Bascom report the day’s top legal stories.

  • Unicredit’s Rosen Says ECB Needs Insulation From Fed (Audio)

    Apr 15, 2014

    Monika Rosen, head of global research at UniCredit Private Bank, says the need for Europe to insulate itself from Federal Reserve tighteting “can’t be underestimated.” Rosen talks with Bloomberg’s Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio’s "Bloomberg - The First Word."

  • Bloomberg Law Brief: Heller on Intellectual Property (Audio)

    Apr 15, 2014

    William Heller, intellectual property attorney, discusses a copyright battle over Sherlock Homes and other characters in the Arthur Conan Doyle mysteries, and Google Inc.’s attempt to trademark the word “glass.” Heller talks with Bloomberg Law hosts June Grasso and Mark Mills on Bloomberg Radio’s "Morning Bloomberg Law Brief." Bloomberg’s Karen Moskow and Jon Bascom report the day’s top legal stories.

  • ING’s Brzeski Says ECB to ‘Refrain From Nuclear Option’ (Audio)

    Apr 14, 2014

    Carsten Brzeski, an economist at ING Group NV in Brussels, says the European Central Bank will avoid quantitative easing “for as long as possible.” Brzeski talks with Bloomberg’s Mike McKee on Bloomberg Radio’s "Bloomberg - The First Word."

  • Bloomberg Law Brief: Barrett on Chief Justice Roberts (Audio)

    Apr 14, 2014

    Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor and senior writer at Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses Chief Justice John Roberts and whether he is trying to move the Supreme Court to the right. Barrett talks with Bloomberg Law hosts June Grasso and Charlie Pellett on Bloomberg Radio’s "Morning Bloomberg Law Brief." Bloomberg’s Karen Moskow and Jon Bascom report the day’s top legal stories.

  • Carrington’s Whalen Says Banks ‘Are More Utilities’ (Audio)

    Apr 11, 2014

    Chris Whalen, managing director at Carrington Holding Co., says increased regulation means “opportunity has been taken off the table” for big banks. Whalen talks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Scarlet Fu on Bloomberg Radio’s "Bloomberg Surveillance."

  • Berenberg’s Schulz Sees Chance of ECB Mimicking Fed (Audio)

    Apr 11, 2014

    Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank in London, says there is a 25% chance the European Central Bank will announce quantitative easing at its June meeting. Schulz talks with Bloomberg’s Bob Moon on Bloomberg Radio’s "Bloomberg - The First Word."

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