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Italian Banks Are Ready for Consolidation, Lynch Says

Jan. 30 -- An Italian government decree to turn the government's "popolari" banks into joint stock companies could spark consolidation among them, according to Andy Lynch, portfolio manager at Schroder Investment Management, who says he has bought Italian banks. He spoke to Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Television's "On The Move."

Novo CEO Says It Will Take Time to Build Obesity Market

Jan. 30 -- Novo Nordisk A/S Chief Executive Officer Lars Rebien Sorensen says it will take time to build the market for the weight loss treatment Saxenda after winning U.S. regulator approval last month. Novo says 100 million U.S. citizens are classified as obese. Sorensen talks with Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move."

With EE, BT Will Have All Four Jigsaw Pieces: Moore

Jan. 30 -- Miton Income Fund Manager Eric Moore discusses BT earnings, their push into quad-play and the outlook for the company with Bloomberg’s Mark Barton, Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.”

E.U. Moves Toward Tougher Russian Sanctions

Jan. 30 -- The European Union wants to tighten sanctions on Russia amid fresh fighting in Eastern Ukraine. The foreign ministers are leaving the decision on sanctions to the heads of state of the 28 E.U. countries. Bloomberg’s Ryan Chilcote reports on “Countdown.”

Americans Continue to Belt the Russians Hard: Newton

Jan. 30 -- Nomura Managing Director and Senior Political Analyst Alastair Newton discusses the possibility of more Russian sanctions coming from the E.U., the shakeup in Saudi Arabia as King Salman brings in his own people and Greece’s debt negotiations. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Mark Barton, Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.”

What Is January’s Best Performing Asset Class?

Jan. 30 -- In today’s “Bart Chart,” Bloomberg’s Mark Barton takes a look at the U.S. dollar, bonds, commodities and stocks to find January’s best performing asset class on “Countdown.”

Do You Get Bang for Your Buck on a $4.5M Super Bowl Ad?

Jan. 30 -- FBC Inferno Chief Strategy Officer Simon White discusses the cost of a Super Bowl ad, the importance of social media for the game and the benefits of advertisement with Bloomberg’s Mark Barton, Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.”

Luxury

Antinori Family: Innovating Winemaking for Over 600 Years

Jan. 30 -- The Antinori family believes in tradition and innovation, too. Alessia Antinori represents 26 generations of elite winemaking. She sits down with Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat to discuss 600-years of winemaking on "On The Move Asia."

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

Wang Jianlin Recaptures Title of China’s Richest Person

Jan. 30 -- Jack Ma’s fortune dropped $1.4 billion, the most among the world’s 400 richest people, as Alibaba shares posted a record slump after the company missed revenue estimates. The decline allowed property tycoon Wang Jianlin to recapture the title of China’s richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Bloomberg's Sterling Wong has more on "On The Move Asia."

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.