Latest

Here's Why Those Slushy Sidewalk Puddles Are Crazy Deep

Jan. 28 -- The snow has stopped falling in New York City and that means it's time to prepare for the notorious puddles of slush. They ruin shoes and make commutes more like arctic expeditions. But just where do they come from and why are they so deceptively deep? Bloomberg's Brendan Greeley explains the origin of slush.

The Hits and Sacks Behind Virginia Tech's Helmet Tests

Jan. 28 -- What makes one football helmet better than the next? Stefan Duma, of Virginia Tech Biomedical Engineering & Sciences, tells Bloomberg how researchers are testing different impacts on helmets and then rating them from best to worst.

Tsipras Vows to Lead Greece Out of Debt and Inflation

Jan. 28 -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised a renegotiation of the country's loan agreements to take it out of the "vicious cycle of debt and inflation." He spoke to ministers in Athens at the inaugural meeting of his cabinet. (Translated excerpts. Source: APTN)

Apple a Premium Product in a Mass Market: Brian Wieser

Jan. 28 -- Brian Wieser, senior research analyst at Pivotal Research Group, and Bloomberg Intelligence U.S. Economist Carl Riccadonna talk about Apple’s dominance as it reports record fiscal first-quarter profit of $18 billion. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Luxury

Can Apple Build Growth on Record $18B Profits?

Jan. 28 -- Daniel Gleeson, senior mobile analyst at IHS, talks with Francine Lacqua about growth prospects for Apple after the company saw record profit of $18 billion in the fiscal first quarter. He speaks on “The Pulse.”

China Is Driving Future Growth of Luxury: Rambourg

Jan. 28 -- HSBC Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Consumer and Retail Equity Research Erwan Rambourg discusses the Chinese consumer and their buying power in the luxury sector with Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on “On The Move.”

The First Caravaggio Painting Up for Auction in 39 Years

Jan. 26 -- It's been almost 40 years since a Caravaggio painting has come up for auction. That specific painting is now scheduled for the Christie's Old Masters Sale on Wednesday, January 28th. "The Boy Peeling Fruit" carries an estimate of $3-$5 million, considerably more than the sub $10,000 price the last time it came to market in 1976. Christie's Old Master Paintings Specialist Alexis Ashot explained why Caravaggio paintings are so rare on "Taking Stock."

Swiss Franc Shock: Luxury Watch Bosses React

Jan. 22 -- The decision by Switzerland's central bank to scrap a cap on its currency last week sent shockwaves through the country's prized watch sector. Roger Dubuis CEO Jean-Marc Pontroue and A. Lange & Sohne CEO Wilhelm Schmid explain how it's affected business with Bloomberg's Stephen Pulvirent at the Salon International de la Horlogerie trade show in Geneva.

Hold the Garlic: How to Feed the World Elite at Davos

Jan. 20 -- In the Swiss Alps, in a small town called Davos, there's a meeting involving the world's biggest movers and shakers. Catering for them is a monumental task. Here's how the InterContinental Hotel does it. (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Surveillance

Apple a Premium Product in a Mass Market: Brian Wieser

Jan. 28 -- Brian Wieser, senior research analyst at Pivotal Research Group, and Bloomberg Intelligence U.S. Economist Carl Riccadonna talk about Apple’s dominance as it reports record fiscal first-quarter profit of $18 billion. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Bloomberg West

Apple's Blockbuster Quarter: Bloomberg West (01/27)

Jan. 27 -- Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster, IDC's Crawford Del Prete, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, Lyft CEO Logan Green, Saucey CEO Chris Vaughn and Bloomberg Intelligence's Praveen Menon and John Butler.

Apple May Rise on Margins in Next Six Months: Munster

Jan. 27 -- Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, and Hans Tung, managing partner at GGV Capital, talk about Apple Inc.'s fiscal first-quarter profit, Yahoo! Inc.'s spinoff of its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., and the outlook for the two companies. Munster and Tung speak with Cory Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West."

Billionaires

Billionaire Vinod Khosla to Surfers: Not in My Backyard

Jan. 23 -- California may use powers never employed in its 77-year history, seizing private land for public use to end a battle between surfers and billionaire venture-capital investor Vinod Khosla, who has been locking a gate at his beach property along California’s Pacific Coast. Bloomberg’s Alison Vekshin reports on “Taking Stock.”

Billionaires Do Davos: What They're Talking About

Jan. 21 -- Bloomberg’s Matthew G. Miller rpeorts on the discussions billionaires are having at World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Miller speaks on “Market Makers.”

What Keeps Billionaires Up at Night?

Jan. 21 -- In an exclusive poll, Bloomberg Billionaires wanted to know what the 1% are most concerned about in 2015. The answer: low interest rates and terrorism. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Richest 1% Will Dominate Wealth Next Year: Oxfam

Jan. 20 -- The richest 1 percent are about to control a majority of the world’s wealth. That’s according to anti-poverty charity Oxfam, which said the slice of global wealth held by the world’s most affluent reached 48 percent last year, up from 44 percent in 2009. Bloomberg's Yvonne Man has more on "First Up."