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U.S. Jobless Benefits Applications Remain Below 300K

Applications for U.S. jobless benefits remained below 300,000 for the 12th straight week, signaling the labor market remains firm even as the economy has been slow to rebound from a first-quarter slump. Bloomberg's Julie Hyman reports on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Can Abercrombie & Fitch Make a Comeback?

Abercrombie & Fitch posted a wider first-quarter loss after currency fluctuations hampered attempts to turn around the business. Tumi Inc. Chairman Joe Gromek speaks on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Is There a Bubble Brewing in Tech?

Warburg Pincus Managing Director Bill Janeway discusses where he sees a tech bubble. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Avago Sets Chip Industry High in $37B Broadcom Deal

Avago Technologies has agreed to buy Broadcom Corp in a $37 billion deal which becomes the largest-ever purchase in the semiconductor industry. Bloomberg’s Jeff McCracken reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Is the F-35 Fighter Jet Finally Ready for Action?

More than 3,000 F-35 fighters may be built for about $350 billion, passing the fleet-leading F-16, as the U.S. and allies set out to replace a diverse set of grou nd strike and aerial combat aircraft. Bloomberg's Peter Cook reports on its readiness for action on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

How Does U.S. Counter China’s Growing Military Might?

Admiral James Stavridis, dean at Tuft’s Fletcher School, discusses China’s military strategy as it plans to expand the reach of its navy and how that impacts U.S. military plans in the Pacific Ocean and the equipment needs of the Navy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Why It's Easier and Cheaper to Put Tech to Work

Warburg Pincus Managing Director Bill Janeway discusses tech mergers and acquisitions and the commoditization of the semiconductor industry. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Luxury

Top 10 Luxury Brand Value Falls 6% to $105B

In today’s “Brandstanding” segment, Millward Brown Hong Kong and Taiwan Managing Director Rupam Borthakur discusses the value of luxury brands, brand sponsorships and the future of the sector. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on “Trending Business.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Breaking Down Tiffany's Earnings Numbers

Tiffany posted first-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates after newer products such as its T collection helped fuel sales. Bloomberg's Chris Rovzar and Olivia Sterns report on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

The Bourbon You Are Drinking Might Not Be What You Think

Spend time at a bar and you start to notice something: People are drinking a lot more bourbon. Revenues are up more than 40 percent since 2009 and, in an attempt to capitalize on this boom, the number of bourbon brands has exploded. It’s a great time for America’s only true native spirit, but in between the unscrewing of bottles and the clinking of ice cubes lies the potential for a hangover: A lot of the bourbon you see out there isn’t what it purports to be. Bloomberg's Sam Grobart reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Surveillance

Is There a Bubble Brewing in Tech?

Warburg Pincus Managing Director Bill Janeway discusses where he sees a tech bubble. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Avago Sets Chip Industry High in $37B Broadcom Deal

Avago Technologies has agreed to buy Broadcom Corp in a $37 billion deal which becomes the largest-ever purchase in the semiconductor industry. Bloomberg’s Jeff McCracken reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Is the F-35 Fighter Jet Finally Ready for Action?

More than 3,000 F-35 fighters may be built for about $350 billion, passing the fleet-leading F-16, as the U.S. and allies set out to replace a diverse set of grou nd strike and aerial combat aircraft. Bloomberg's Peter Cook reports on its readiness for action on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

How Does U.S. Counter China’s Growing Military Might?

Admiral James Stavridis, dean at Tuft’s Fletcher School, discusses China’s military strategy as it plans to expand the reach of its navy and how that impacts U.S. military plans in the Pacific Ocean and the equipment needs of the Navy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Why It's Easier and Cheaper to Put Tech to Work

Warburg Pincus Managing Director Bill Janeway discusses tech mergers and acquisitions and the commoditization of the semiconductor industry. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Mary Meeker's Tech Gospel: Bloomberg West (05/27)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: Michael Chertoff, co-founder of The Chertoff Group and former Homeland Security director, Nuzzel founder Jonathan Abrams, Twitch Vice President of Marketing Matthew DiPietro and TiVo CEO Tom Rogers. (Source: Bloomberg)

How Much Is Google's YouTube Worth on Its Own?

Today’s "BWest Byte" is $70 billion, for the valuation BofA Merrill Lynch analysts estimate Google's YouTube is worth on its own. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

GM Jumps Into the Connected Car Market

GM is trying to get a jump on the competition for connected cars by enabling owners of many Chevrolet models to use voice commands to control Apple and Android applications on smartphones. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

SpaceX Cracks the $70 Billion Military Market

The U.S. Air Force's May 26 certification of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket means revenue could decline for a Lockheed-Boeing joint venture, United Launch Alliance, as the new competitor begins bidding for national-security satellite launches as soon as June. Bloomberg's Emily Chang has more on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Billionaires

Billionaires' Deal Club Still Lacks Dish's Ergen

Charlie Ergen is once again on the outside of consolidation as another telecom mogul strikes a deal. The billionaire’s satellite-TV provider Dish Network is still flying solo after more than $700 billion in industry deals by rivals in the last three years. Bloomberg's Brooke Sutherland has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

The Billionaire Behind Charter's Bid for Time Warner

Charter Communications recently announced it will buy Time Warner Cable for $55 billion. The merger will create the second-largest cable company in the U.S., with 17 million subscribers compared with Comcast’s 22 million. The big winner in this deal: John Malone, controlling shareholder of Charter and the most important media mogul you’ve never heard of. Bloomberg Businessweek’s Sam Grobart reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

Goldin Chairman Made, and Lost, Billions

The Chinese tycoon who lost billions when his companies plunged in Hong Kong says he simply doesn’t care. Goldin Chairman Pan Sutong has seen shares soar and plunge over the last six months. Bloomberg’s Frederik Balfour reports on “Trending Business.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Russia’s Richest Man Keeps Getting Richer

Bloomberg’s Ryan Chilcote recaps his interview with Russia’s richest man, Vladimir Potanin, chief executive officer of Norilsk Nickle, who spoke about the impact of sanctions against Russia and his relationship with President Vladimir Putin. He speaks on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

With All Due Respect

Rick Santorum: From 2012 to 2016

Relive the former Pennsylvania senator's ups and downs in the last campaign, from Iowa to Puerto Rico and lots of places in between.

With All Due Respect (05/27/15)

John Heilemann and Josh Green are joined by Foster Friess, founder of Friess Associates, on “With All Due Respect” on Bloomberg Television.