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U.K. Election Polarized to Extremes: Ian Shepherdson

Ian Shepherdson, founder and chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, talks about the political polarization of the U.K. ahead of elections later this week. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

HSBC By The Numbers

HSBC saw first-quarter profits go up by 4%, beating analysts’ estimates, thanks in part to a tidy balance sheet. James Ferguson, Founding Partner at Macro Strategy Partnership, talks Guy Johnson and Francine Lacqua through the numbers.

Two Decades to Unwind From U.S. Crash: Ian Shepherdson

Ian Shepherdson, founder and chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, discusses slow job growth, the continuing recovery from the financial crisis and the state of the U.S. economy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Greece Needs Reform Commitment: Portugal's Albuquerque

Greece needs a "commitment to some key reforms" and the aim continues to be for Greece to remain in the euro area, according to Portugal's Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque. She spoke in an interview with Guy Johnson and Francine Lacqua on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse." (Source: Bloomberg)

Ryanair Sees April Traffic Boost

Ryanair's annual customer traffic is up 16% year on year for April, with the budget airline attracting 9 million passengers last month. Ryanair CEO, Michael O'Leary said on Bloomberg’s “The Pulse” he sees little likelihood of the U.K. leaving Europe – but a Grexit would boost tourism, and ultimately, his business.

Greece’s Cash Squeeze as IMF Payment Is Due

Barclays Chief Euro Area Economist Antonio Garcia Pascual discusses Greece’s ongoing negotiations with its creditors, and the fiscal and funding gap the country faces. He speaks with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Luxury

Inside the Grey Market for the Apple Watch in Hong Kong

There’s brisk business literally ON the streets of Hong Kong for the new Apple Watch. The scarcity, and huge demand in China, is driving a thriving secondary market for Apple’s latest must-have gadget. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle went out on the watch for grey market watches. (Source: Bloomberg)

Meet Tapit, America's New Big Stud

May 1 -- If the thoroughbred breeding industry is back in the U.S. following the collapse triggered by the global financial crisis, then a striking ghost-white specimen named Tapit is the symbol — and more importantly, the DNA — of that rebound. Bloomberg's Mason Levinson has more on "Bottom Line."

Bloomberg Surveillance

U.K. Election Polarized to Extremes: Ian Shepherdson

Ian Shepherdson, founder and chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, talks about the political polarization of the U.K. ahead of elections later this week. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Two Decades to Unwind From U.S. Crash: Ian Shepherdson

Ian Shepherdson, founder and chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, discusses slow job growth, the continuing recovery from the financial crisis and the state of the U.S. economy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Remembering SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg

SurveyMonkey.com Chief Executive Officer David Goldberg died May 1 after collapsing and hitting his head while exercising, according to people briefed on the matter. Bloomberg's Emily Chang takes a moment to remember him on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Bill Ackman Would Think ‘Very Hard’ Before Next Short Bet

Bill Ackman, chief executive officer of Pershing Square Capital Management LP, talks about the value of shareholder activism, the restaurant franchise and pharamaceutical industries, investment strategy and his position on short selling after his campaign with Herbalife Ltd. Ackman also discusses the outlook for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He speaks with Stephanie Ruhle on the sidelines of Sohn Foundation Conference in New York on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Equities Can Be `Great Way to Short Credit,' Meister Says

Keith Meister, founder of Corvex Management, talks about the performance of Yum! Brands Inc., investor activism in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the outlook for equities as an asset class. Meister speaks with Stephanie Ruhle on the sidelines of Sohn Foundation Conference in New York on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman Triggers CSX Slide

CSX quickly dropped to a session low after Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman told CNBC he won’t talk about CSX at the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York. She speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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