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Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman Triggers CSX Slide

CSX quickly dropped to a session low after Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman told CNBC he won’t talk about CSX at the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York. She speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

David Einhorn: Fracking Is Expensive, Even at $100 Oil

Greenlight Capital Fund Manager David Einhorn criticizes diminished returns by fracking companies on money spent to drill wells, even while oil prices hovered around $100 per barrel. Einhorn spoke at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)

Walgreens Is a Transformed Company: Rosenstein

Jana Partners Managing Partner Barry Rosenstein discusses his outlook for Walgreens and Qualcomm. He speaks on “Bloomberg West” from the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)

N.Y. Senate's Skelos, Son Charged in Bribe Plot: Bharara

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara speaks about the arrest of New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, on charges they ran a scheme in which Skelos, 67, used his position to demand payments to Adam in exchange for favorable treatment in the legislature. The FBI's Diego Rodriguez also speaks at the news conference in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)

Pioneer Tumbles as Einhorn Attacks Fracking Returns

Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources fell sharply following comments from Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York criticizing the company’s return on capital from fracking expenses. Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman reports on ”Money Clip.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Consolidation Would Distract GM From Plans, Barra Says

Mary Barra, chief executive officer of General Motors Co., talks about the automaker's business strategy and consolidation in the auto industry. Barra, speaking with reporters at GM's Fairfax Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Kansas, said her company doesn’t need to get involved in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV CEO Sergio Marchionne’s call for consolidation among carmakers and that it would distract from the strategy she has set forth. (Source: Bloomberg)

Luxury

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)

Meet Tapit, America's New Big Stud

May 1 -- If the thoroughbred breeding industry is back in the U.S. following the collapse triggered by the global financial crisis, then a striking ghost-white specimen named Tapit is the symbol — and more importantly, the DNA — of that rebound. Bloomberg's Mason Levinson has more on "Bottom Line."

Road Testing the Tightly-Wound Mercedes SL400 Convertible

May 1 -- The famous $84,000 Mercedes SL400 Convertible roadster combines elegance and power. Bloomberg's Hannah Elliott reviews this fun convertible and finds the car is a less expensive option than the AMG series equivalents. (Video by Zach Goldstein, Ryo Ikegami.)

Bloomberg Surveillance

Icahn: Fink Protects Underperforming Executives

BlackRock’s Larry Fink is protecting underperforming executives with his campaign against activist investors, according to billionaire Carl Icahn. Columbia University’s Fabio Savoldelli weighs in on the allegations on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

What’s The Special Sauce for McDonald’s?

Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Olivia Sterns look at the Twitter question of the day. BNP Paribas Managing Director Tim Bitsberger also speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman Triggers CSX Slide

CSX quickly dropped to a session low after Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman told CNBC he won’t talk about CSX at the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York. She speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Walgreens Is a Transformed Company: Rosenstein

Jana Partners Managing Partner Barry Rosenstein discusses his outlook for Walgreens and Qualcomm. He speaks on “Bloomberg West” from the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York. (Source: Bloomberg)

Trouble for Social Media Stocks?: Bloomberg West (05/01)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: RBC Capital Markets Managing Director Mark Mahaney, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research's Jeff Chamberlain, Jaunt Studios President Cliff Plumer, Jaunt CEO Jens Christensen, Golden Gate Transportation's Denis Mulligan and Teespring CEO Walker Williams. (Source: Bloomberg)

How Teespring Has Made Designers Rich

May 1 -- Teespring CEO Walker Williams discusses the graphic t-shirt business and how to use social media to sell your t-shirt brands. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Will the Golden Gate Bridge Invest in Anti-Drone Tech?

May 1 -- Golden Gate Transportation District General Manger Denis Mulligan discusses the call for restrictions on drone operators and how the Golden Gate Bridge uses technology to protect commuters. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect (05/01/15)

Mark Haleprin and John Heilemann are joined by Larry Flynt Publications President Larry Flynt on “With All Due Respect.”