Usher: Artists Need to Lead Change in Music, Politics

Online streaming music isn't the only new venture for Usher. The 8-time Grammy winning artist is involved in the celebrations to mark Global Citizen Earth Day. Hugh Evans, the event organizer, and Usher spoke about the goals of the event, the effect of social media and this week's Tidal announcement with Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Artists Believe Tidal Will Change Music

ECR Music Group CEO Blake Morgan discusses the escalating battle over streaming music and how Tidal will standout from competitors. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox and Cory Johnson on “Taking Stock.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Emmis CEO to Indiana Governor: Change New Law

Emmis Communications CEO Jeff Smulyan discusses Chief Executives pushing Indiana lawmakers to clarify Religious Freedom Law. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox on “Taking Stock.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Thailand Seeks to Lift Martial Law

Thailand is seeking to remove martial law, 10 months after its implementation. But critics say the army is gunning for even more power. Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Australian Dollar Nears Parity With Kiwi

The prospect of another cash rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia is raising the chances of the Australian dollar slipping below parity with the New Zealand dollar for the first time. Bloomberg's Paul Allen reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

Samsung Gets $11B Boost on S6 Smartphones

Samsung enjoyed an $11B jump in market value in March thanks to the buzz surrounding its new S6 Smartphones. Bloomberg's Yvonne Man reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

UBS Wealth's Tay on BOJ, Fed Policies, Market Outlook

Kelvin Tay, a money manager at UBS Wealth Management in Singapore, talks about Bank of Japan and Federal Reserve policies, oil prices and their impact on financial markets. He speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)


Hands-On With Porsche's New Ultra-Light Spyder

The Porsche Boxster Spyder made its global debut in New York. The luxury automaker is targeting brand enthusiasts with this $83,000 sports car. Every model will come with a manual transmission and if you want a radio or air conditioning, you'll have to pay for it. Bloomberg Business's Kyle Stock takes a hands-on look at Porsche's latest offering. (Source: Bloomberg)

Tim Gunn: `Making It Work' in Fashion and Business

Author and Television Personality Tim Gunn discusses his new book, "The Natty Professor: A Masterclass on Mentoring, Motivating and Making It Work!, and the fashion industry with Pimm Fox on “Taking Stock.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Dufry to Buy Rival World Duty Free for $2.8B

Switzerland’s Dufry AG plans to acquire Italian rival World Duty Free SpA for 2.6 billion euros ($2.8 billion), forming an industry-leading business that will control almost a quarter of the airport retail market. Bloomberg’s Betty Liu reports on “Big Number” on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Prada Full-Year Profit Drops 28%

The slowdown in China has hurt earnings at Prada. The luxury brand posted a 28% fall in profit last year as fewer Chinese shoppers splurged. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Drinking in Profits: Fine Wines as an Investment

Woolf Sung Founder and CEO Sebastian Woolf discusses investing in fine wine as an alternative investment with Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Surveillance

What Changes if We Get a Better Deal With Iran?

Bloomberg’s Tom Keene, Brendan Greeley and Olivia Sterns look at the Twitter question of the day. Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose also speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Comcast Invests $4B in CFO Angelakis’ New Venture

Comcast has announced a $4 billion investment in a new company formed with Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis to focus on investing in and operating growth-oriented companies. Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Brandan Greeley report on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Operation Charlie Foxtrot: David Rothkopf

On “Morning Must Read,” Bloomberg’s Olivia Sterns recaps the op-ed pieces and analyst notes that provide insight into today's headlines. Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose also speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Arkansas Backs Religious Freedom: Bloomberg West (03/31)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests include: Cloudera's Mike Olson, Andreessen Horowitz' Steven Sinofsky, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe's Lynne Hermle, National Music Publishers Association's David Israelite and Blockchain Technology Consumer Solutions' Charles Allen. (Source: Bloomberg)

Will Jay Z's Subscription-Only Model Impact Spotify?

National Music Publishers’ Association CEO David Israelite and Bloomberg’s David Gura examine Jay Z’s Tidal Tunes music service. They speak with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Kleiner Attorney Denies Existence of Gender Bias in Tech

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Partner Lynne Hermle discusses the Ellen Pao trial and alleged gender discrimination among technology companies. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Best Buy and Visa Work With Tanium

Andreessen Horowitz Board Partner Steven Sinofsky discusses the challenges of protecting corporate networks from hackers. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect (03/30/15)

Mark Halperin and Phil Mattingly are joined by the New York Times’ David Sanger and Bloomberg’s Indira Lakshmanan on "With All Due Respect."