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Stricter Rules Are Shrinking Banks

Feb. 27 -- On “Before The Bell,” Bloomberg’s Betty Liu, Matt Miller and Olivia Sterns report on today’s top trending news stories. They speak on “In The Loop.”

The Battle for a Cuban Rum Brand

Feb. 27 -- As the U.S. and Cuban governments continue efforts to normalize their relationship, two global drinks giants are watching very closely. A diplomatic reset may reignite a trademark war that has simmered for more than twenty years, as Bloomberg's Willem Marx reports.

Build a Brand, Not Just a Car: Zenvo Survival Plan

Feb. 27 -- Zenvo, a supercar manufacturer from Denmark, have built the 1104 horsepower $950,000 ST1. But they want to do more than build a light, fast car, they want to build a brand that can survive in a market renowned for failure.

House to Pass Short-Term Homeland Security Funding: Hurd

Feb. 27 -- U.S. Representative William Hurd, a Texas Republican, talks about plans for the House to pass a short-term resolution bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security and President Barack Obama’s immigration policy. Hurd speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop."

Airbus Boosting A320 Output Rate on Strong Demand: CEO

Feb. 27 -- Tom Enders, chief executive officer for Airbus Group NV, talks about the company's plan to increase production of its A320 single-aisle aircraft to 50 monthly to meet demand. Enders, speaking with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance," also discusses the outlook for the A380 superjumbo and the defense business.

JCP, Gap Turnarounds Take Different Turns in 4Q

Feb. 27 -- Two retailers followed different paths on fourth-quarter results as JC Penney surprised by reporting a loss while Gap exceeded profit estimates. Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman reports on “In the Loop.”

Luxury

Build a Brand, Not Just a Car: Zenvo Survival Plan

Feb. 27 -- Zenvo, a supercar manufacturer from Denmark, have built the 1104 horsepower $950,000 ST1. But they want to do more than build a light, fast car, they want to build a brand that can survive in a market renowned for failure.

Test Driving Bentley's Continental GT Speed Convertible

Feb. 27 -- With its sleek, strong body and best-in-class performance the Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible will cost you. At $276,000 the car is complete with high-end features like neck warmers. Bloomberg's Hannah Elliott drives the powerful sportscar to Lyndhurst Castle to see if its really worth its six-figure price-tag. (Video by Zach Goldstein, Ryo Ikegami, Alyssa Zahler)

Hyper-Luxury Brands Woo 1% to Pace Car Sales Recovery

Feb. 26 -- The strength of auto sales in the wake of the financial crisis has been led by ultra-premium luxury brands, with registration for vehicles priced at more than $100,000 surging 154 percent in the past five years. Bloomberg’s Matt Miller reports on “In The Loop.”

Bloomberg Surveillance

Airbus Boosting A320 Output Rate on Strong Demand: CEO

Feb. 27 -- Tom Enders, chief executive officer for Airbus Group NV, talks about the company's plan to increase production of its A320 single-aisle aircraft to 50 monthly to meet demand. Enders, speaking with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance," also discusses the outlook for the A380 superjumbo and the defense business.

North Dakota Would Gain From Keystone Pipeline: Cramer

Feb. 27 -- U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer, a North Dakota Republican, talks about the economic benefits the Keystone XL pipeline would bring to his state and the need for the Obama administration to approve the project. Cramer speaks with Olivia Sterns and Brendan Greeley on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance."

Low Rate Environment Helped Banking, Housing: Bitsberger

Feb. 27 -- Timothy Bitsberger, managing director at BNP Paribas, discusses the impact of the current low interest rate environment and why meaningful tax reform will not happen any time soon. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Bloomberg West

FCC's Net Neutrality Rules: Bloomberg West (02/26)

Feb. 26 -- Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Mobile Future Chairman Jonathan Spalter, The Internet Association CEO Michael Beckerman, Battleforthenet.com's Evan Greer and Accela CEO Maury Blackman.

How Social Media Drove the “Battle of the Net” Campaign

Feb. 26 -- Battleforthenet.com Founder Evan Greer discusses the “Battle of the Net” campaign and using social media in the fight to save the internet. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Billionaires

What to Expect from Hutchison Whampoa Earnings

Feb. 26 -- GEO Securities CEO Francis Lun discusses billionaire Li Ka-Shing’s businesses, two of which release earnings later today and Hong Kong’s Budget. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on “Trending Business.”

Why China Is Churning Out Billionaires

Feb. 17 -- China’s world-best stock market rally made January the busiest month for IPOs in a year. It also created a bundle of new billionaires. Bloomberg Asian billionaires reporter Sterling Wong reports on "First Up."

From Rocket Launch to Earnings: Elon Musk's Big Day

Feb. 12 -- A big hour for one of the biggest names in technology. After releasing earnings earlier today, billionaire Elon Musk launched an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket into space carrying a U.S. research satellite. Bloomberg's Libby McGowan and Eric Roston report on "Bloomberg West."

With All Due Respect

Iowa Frontrunner Scott Walker Faces `Gotcha' Questions

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker spoke with Mark Halperin and John Heilemann at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. He discussed foreign policy, his frontrunner status in Iowa and the increased scrutiny he might face should he choose to seek the presidency.

Walker: I’m Up for Challenge If I Choose to Run

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a potential presidential candidate for 2016, spoke with Mark Halperin and John Heilemann at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. Asked if dealing with protesters in Wisconsin was comparable to tackling the Islamic State, Walker replied in the negative but pointed out that he feels he’s ready for the challenges that running for the presidency might entail.