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Currency Trade a Gift From Mexican Drug Dealers

Jan. 30 -- There’s a way to make money thanks to Mexico’s drug cartels, and it’s perfectly legal. It’s a currency trade, of all things, available every day inside Mexico City’s airport, where there’s a gap of about 3 percent between rates offered at dedicated exchange houses and local banks. Dollars bought from currency dealers can be deposited at bank windows for a quick profit. Bloomberg's Isabella Cota reports.

Why Luxury Brands Love China's Sex in the City

Jan. 30 -- Tiny Times, a series of hit films in China glorifies consumerism. Global luxury brands want in. But not everyone is happy about the film's message. Stephen Engle reports.

Extreme Fitness: Why Sweaty Is the New Social

Jan. 30 -- To be fit or not to be fit.. is definitely NOT the question. These days, it's all about HOW fit you are, How hard you can push yourself and how much pain you can endure. No city is better proof than Hong Kong. John Dawson went to find out EXACTLY how intense it is.

Ford Expects Higher Profit Margins in 2015

Jan. 30 -- Ford beat analysts’ estimates for the fourth quarter and said assembly of the aluminum-bodied F-150 is going “extremely well,” even as the second-biggest U.S. automaker grapples with losses in Europe and South America. Bloomberg's Craig Trudell reports on "First Up."

Central Banks Act on Deflation Threat

Jan. 30 -- January 2015 will be remembered for many global shocks as the world’s central banks act to face off the growing threat of deflation. Bloomberg’s John Dawson reports on “First Up.”

Malaysia Deems Missing Plane an Accident

Jan. 30 -- Malaysia declared Flight 370 an accident and all 239 people on board as presumed dead to help families obtain assistance, including compensation. Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin reports on “First Up.”

GAIN Capital's Stevens on Central Banks, Currencies

Jan. 30 -- Glenn Stevens, chief executive officer of GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., talks about the policies of central banks including the Federal Reserve and the Swiss National Bank, and their implications for currency markets. He speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up."

Luxury

Why Luxury Brands Love China's Sex in the City

Jan. 30 -- Tiny Times, a series of hit films in China glorifies consumerism. Global luxury brands want in. But not everyone is happy about the film's message. Stephen Engle reports.

How to Fly to the Super Bowl in Style

Jan. 29 -- Megan Wolf, vice president of owner experience at Flexjet, discusses the increase in demand for the company's private jets ahead of the Super Bowl. She speaks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock."

Has Coach Been Squeezed Out of Crowded Luxury Market?

Jan. 29 -- Steven Newman, former chief executive officer at Loehmann’s, and Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman discuss the ups and downs of the Coach brand in a suddenly crowded luxury market. They speak on “In The Loop.”

On a Roll: Rolls-Royce Sees Best Year Ever in 2014

Jan. 28 -- Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is on a sales pace it has never seen in its 111-year history. The luxury carmaker had its best year ever in 2014 selling more than 4,000 cars. Bloomberg's Pimm Fox recently sat down with Eric Shepherd, president of Rolls-Royce Motors Cars North America, and found out how its loyal drivers have propelled it to new heights.

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.”

Bloomberg Surveillance

Fed Must Change Rate Hike Rhetoric Soon: Ellen Zentner

Jan. 29 -- Ellen Zentner, senior U.S. economist at Morgan Stanley, talks about why the Federal Reserve must delay hiking interest rates until early 2016 and looks at the impact of a strong U.S. dollar and the lack of wage growth in the United States. She speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

How Would You Fix McDonald’s?

Jan. 29 -- Bloomberg’s Olivia Sterns, Tom Keene and Brendan Greeley report on today’s Twitter question of the day. Morgan Stanley’s Ellen Zentner also speaks.

Bloomberg West

Amazon Sales Rose 15% in Fourth Quarter

Jan. 29 -- IDC Chief Research Officer Crawford Del Prete and Bloomberg's Brad Stone discuss Google and Amazon's Quarterly Earnings with Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

FAA Super Bowl PSA: Leave Your Drone at Home

Jan. 29 -- On “BWest Byte,” Bloomberg’s Alan Levin reports on the FAA’s request for no personal drones flying at this year’s Super Bowl. Levin speaks on “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."