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This is Ground Zero in The SNP Vs. Labour Battle

The constituency of Glasgow East epitomises the wider battle between the Scottish National Party and Labour. Once a Labour Party stronghold, polls now predict the seat of the Shadow Scotland Secretary could fall to a 33-year-old SNP candidate on May 7. (Source: Bloomberg)

One Day, Three Cities: Taking Scotland's Political Pulse

Support for Scotland's nationalists has surged since the country rejected independence last September. The SNP's membership tops a hundred thousand while the pollsters predict sweeping wins on May 7. Bloomberg drove from Edinburgh to Dundee and Glasgow to see what the SNP's change in fortunes could mean come election day. (Source: Bloomberg)

SocGen First-Quarter Profit Jumps

Societe Generale SA, France’s second-largest bank by market value, posted a fivefold increase in first-quarter profit. Net income rose to 868 million euros ($972 million) from 169 million euros a year earlier. The increase beat the 770 million-euro average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Chief Executive Officer Frédéric Oudéa, spoke to Bloomberg’s Caroline Connan on “Countdown”.

SocGen CEO Sees `Good Momentum, Good Profitability'

Frederic Oudea, chief executive officer of Societe Generale SA, talks about the bank's first-quarter earnings, Greece and Russia, and the impact of the elections in the U.K. on Europe and the bank. Oudea speaks with Bloomberg Television's Caroline Connan in Paris. (Source: Bloomberg)

Cost of Default Is Enormous: Hofer

BNP Paribas Wealth Management Chief Investment Strategist for Asia Stefan Hofer discusses Greece’s debt negotiations and what would happen if a default happened. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Zeb Eckert, Shery Ahn, Angie Lau and David Ingles on “Asia Edge.” (Source: Bloomberg)

China Is on the Right Path: Hofer

BNP Paribas Wealth Management Chief Investment Strategist for Asia Stefan Hofer discusses the rally in China’s stock market, China’s economy and where he sees opportunity. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Angie Lau on “Asia Edge.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Luxury

Tequila Company Creates a Business 'Miracle'

Milagro Tequila co-founder Danny Schneeweiss explains the process behind making an award-winning tequila. He speaks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

In the Kitchen: Thomas Keller Goes Behind $310 Meal

Thomas Keller, chef and owner of French Laundry, Bouchon and Per Se, walks you through the kitchen at his newest New York City location and discusses the preparation process in his kitchens and what he looks for when he visits a restaurant. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Betty Liu on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Michelin Chefs and Restaurants Coming to Hudson Yards

Kenneth Himmel, chief executive officer at Related Urban, Stephen Ross, chairman at Related Companies, and Thomas Keller, chef and owner of French Laundry, Bouchon and Per Se, talk with Betty Liu about plans for a new type of dining experience being developed at Hudson Yards, targeted at the millennial generation. They speak on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Inside the Grey Market for the Apple Watch in Hong Kong

There’s brisk business literally ON the streets of Hong Kong for the new Apple Watch. The scarcity, and huge demand in China, is driving a thriving secondary market for Apple’s latest must-have gadget. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle went out on the watch for grey market watches. (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Surveillance

Is Activism Good for Business?

Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Olivia Sterns look at the Twitter question of the day. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Do the Swiss Know How to Save for a Rainy Day?

John B. Levy & Co. President John Levy and Columbia Business School Professor Charles Calomiris discuss the health of U.S versus European banks. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Will Herbalife’s Earnings Prove Bill Ackman Right?

Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson previews Herbalife’s earnings and reports on the company’s running battle with Pershing Square Capital Management CEO Bill Ackman. Johnson speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Is Salesforce a Good Match for Microsoft?

Madrona Venture Group's Matt McIlwain discusses the reports that Microsoft may be evaluating a bid for Salesforce.com. He speaks with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect (05/05/15)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour on “With All Due Respect” on Bloomberg Television.