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Sorrell, Payne Discuss Outlook for Soccer Governance

WPP Plc Chief Executive Officer Martin Sorrell and Michael Payne, a former executive of the International Olympic Committee, discuss the outlook for world soccer governance. They speak with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" in an interview from Zurich. (Source: Bloomberg)

Won’t See a U.S. Rate Rise This Year: Hewson

CMC Markets Chief Market Analyst Michael Hewson discusses Greece’s debt deal, U.S. interest rates and the outlook for the markets with Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

There’s Value in Spain and Italy: Butterfill

Coutts & Co. Head of Equity Strategy James Butterfill discusses the European equity markets and where he is finding value. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

ECB's Constancio 'Convinced' Greece Won't Leave Euro

European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio talks about the outlook for resolution of the Greek debt crisis, contagion risk should there be a failure to reach agreement on Greece's aid program, volatility in European bond markets and European bank profitability. The ECB released its twice-yearly Financial Stability Review Thursday in which it said failure to reach an agreement on Greece’s aid program soon may drive yields on bonds issued by other euro-area countries higher. Constancio speaks with Bloomberg's Alessandro Speciale in Frankfurt. (Source: Bloomberg)

EU's Moscovici Says Clear Time Running Short on Greece

"Time is running short" for Greece to find a resolution to its debt crisis, according to Pierre Moscovici, the European Union's economic commissioner. He spoke with Hans Nichols in an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" from the Group of Seven Finance Ministers' meeting in Dresden, Germany. (Source: Bloomberg)

Nigeria Set For Buhari’s Historic Inauguration

Former military leader Muhammadu Buhari is to be sworn in as president of Nigeria, replacing Goodluck Jonathan who lost an election in March. Bloomberg’s Gavin Serkin summarises his top priorities to Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.”

Avago’s Huge Deal: Buys Broadcom for $37B

Avago Technologies has agreed to buy wireless chip maker, Broadcom, for $37B in the biggest tech deal ever. Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin reports on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Japan’s Economy Is Limping Along: Rosenstreich

Swissquote Bank Head of Market Strategy Peter Rosenstreich discusses Japan’s economy, the weakening yen and U.S. interest rates. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (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)

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

Google Bets on Android Pay: Bloomberg West (05/28)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: Braintree's Juan Benitez, Matt Daus, former NYC TLC commissioner, Gabe Klein, special ventures partner at Fontinalis Partners, Udacity co-founder Sebastian Thrun and Pebble Technology CEO Eric Migicovsky. (Source: Bloomberg)

Android 101: How Udacity Can Help Make Better Apps

Udacity co-founder Sebastian Thrun discusses the company's partnership with Google that gives Android developers a curriculum to help tackle the growing demands of the mobile operating system. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang from Google's I/O developers conference in San Francisco. (Source: Bloomberg)

Are Taxi Regulators Qualified to Approve App Updates?

Matt Daus, former NYC TLC commissioner, and Gabe Klein, special ventures partner at Fontinalis Partners, discuss the proposed rules by New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission to regulate car service apps. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

How Will Customers Benefit From Android Pay?

Juan Benitez, chief technology officer at Braintree, and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson discuss Google's upgrades to Android announced today at Google's I/O developers conference in San Francisco. They speak with Bloomberg's 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)

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