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How Low Can the Yen Go?

In today’s “Bart Chart,” Bloomberg’s Mark Barton takes a look at the dollar-yen trade from 2000 to 2015 on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

OECD's Gurria Sees Deal Keeping Greece in Euro Area

Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, predicts an accord will be reached between Greece and creditor institutions on the country's debt, enabling it to stay in the euro area. "I think there will be a deal," he said in an interview with Caroline Hyde from Paris on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

U.S. Market Equities Are Vulnerable: Armstrong

Plurimi's Patrick Armstrong explains why he believes U.S. market equities are vulnerable and why he’s keeping a close eye on the Yen. He speaks with Bloomberg's Mark Barton and Anna Edwards on "Countdown” ahead of the European markets opening.

BOJ Doesn't Want to Exacerbate Yen Weakness: Brown

The Bank of Japan doesn't want to exacerbate yen weakness and so is restrained in its ability to implement further quantitative easing, according to Brendan Brown, head of economic research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International. "I don't think they're going to be seen wanting to take any sort of provocative step," he said in an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton, Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards. (Source: Bloomberg)

Outlook for India Is Hawkish: Singh

Crossbridge Capital Strategist and Head of Investments Manish Singh discusses the RBI’s interest rate cut and India’s economic outlook. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Mark Barton, Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

How to Build the World's 2nd-Biggest Tower

(Bloomberg) - China's tallest building, the Shanghai Tower, will open to the public this summer. The tower is 632 metres high, making it the second tallest building in the world.

European Leaders, IMF Hold Midnight Meeting on Greece

European leaders and the head of the IMF held an emergency meeting on Greece in Berlin late last night. They agreed to intensify efforts to avert a default. Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols reports on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Luxury

Rare Birkin Handbag Sells for Record $223K

A designer handbag made auction history last night when it sold for a record $223K at Christie’s in Hong Kong. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Our Watches Are a Revolutionary Technology: Stein

Philip Stein President and Co-Founder Will Stein discusses his company’s luxury watches and how they’ve combined the timepieces with wellness technology. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on “Trending Business.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Tesla's Push to Sell Cars to Texans Gets the Boot

Elon Musk has been shut out of the Lone Star state again. For the second time in two years, Tesla Motors is walking away in defeat from Texas after failing to convince lawmakers that it should be allowed to sell its $100,000 electric cars in the state. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Surveillance

FIFA Corruption Scandal (05/28)

Full episode of “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Guests include Alessio De Longis of Oppenheimer Funds Global Multi-Asset Group, Warburg Pincus Managing Director Bill Janeway and Admiral James Stavridis, dean at Tuft’s Fletcher School.

How Much Money Does a Hedge Fund Startup Need?

Patrick McCurdy, head of capital introduction at Wells Fargo Prime Services, explains how small hedge funds go about raising capital and how much money is needed to start a fund. He speaks on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Is America Weaker or Stronger This Morning?

Joel Kurtzman, senior fellow at Milken Institute, joins Bloomberg’s Tom Keene, Brendan Greeley and Vonnie Quinn to examine viewer responses to the Twitter question of the day. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Choosing a Pessimistic View of the U.S. Economy

Joel Kurtzman, senior fellow at Milken Institute, talks about America’s workforce and economy following the great recession. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Fed to Raise Rates in December: Morgan Stanley's Caron

Jim Caron, a portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, talks about the outlook for Federal Reserve policy and the bond market. He speaks with Tom Keene, Brendan Greeley and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Big Data Meets Big Surveillance: Bloomberg West (06/01)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Representative Robert Goodlatte, Egnyte CEO Vineet Jain, Varmour Global's Ryan Wagner and Google X Founder Sebastian Thrun, Button CEO Michael Jaconi, and Shazam CEO Rich Riley (Source: Bloomberg)

Shazam Makes the Move From Audio to Video

Shazam CEO Rich Riley and Google X Founder Sebastian Thrun discuss how Shazam will move from audio to video with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Billionaires

Gina Rinehart Loses Control of $3.8B Family Trust

Asia’s wealthiest woman, Gina Rinehart, has lost a four-year court battle over control of her family trust which is worth about $4B. Bloomberg’s Dan Petrie reports on “Trending Business.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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

Graham Touts Foreign Policy Experience for 2016 Bid

Senator Lindsey Graham announced his campaign for president on Monday, stressing his national security credentials. Bloomberg Politics’ Mark Halperin and John Heilemann break down his announcement speech on “Bloomberg Markets.”