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Rape Protest Reveals Pain of Central African Republic War

Jan. 30 -- Four young women are seen staging an impromptu protest, claiming they had been raped too many times, as a squad of French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic stand by. The soldiers have prevented clashes between hundreds of Muslim and Christian youths on a bridge over the Ouaka River in the country’s second-biggest city, Bambari. The protest highlights the enduring human toll of a conflict that’s disrupted gold and uranium exploration.

Google's Achilles Heel: The Mobile Market

Jan. 29 -- Jeff Jarvis, author of "What Would Google Do?" and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson dissect Google's fourth-quarter earnings report released today. They speak with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

Quest Diagnostics CEO Says Obamacare a `Net Positive'

Jan. 29 -- Stephen Rusckowski, chief executive officer of Quest Diagnostics Inc., talks about U.S. health-care policy and efforts to improve diagnoses of Hepatitis C and breast cancer. He speaks with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart."

Dartmouth College Bans Hard Liquor

Jan. 29 -- On today’s “The Roundup,” Bloomberg's Trish Regan, Matt Miller, Julie Hyman and Lisa Abramowicz wrap up the day’s top market stories on “Street Smart.”

Amazon Delivers Fourth-Quarter Gift to Shareholders

Jan. 29 -- Amazon reported profit for the holiday quarter that topped analysts’ estimates, shrugging off the effects of heavy spending on fast delivery and original video programming to attract customers. Bloomberg Intelligence's Paul Sweeney and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson take a look at the numbers on "Street Smart."

Is the Stronger Dollar Hurting U.S. Earnings?

Jan. 29 -- Brean Capital's Peter Tchir and JPMorgan's Tulio Vera discuss the impact of the stronger U.S. dollar on corporate earnings and the outlook for the U.S. economy with Bloomberg's Trish Regan and Matt Miller on "Street Smart."

Is Jack Ma Taking a Page Out of Jeff Bezos' Book?

Jan. 29 -- Alibaba revenue missed estimates as the e-commerce giant’s push into mobile curbed its advertising sales growth. Bloomberg Intelligence's Praveen Menon and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson have more on "Street Smart."

Luxury

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.”

The First Caravaggio Painting Up for Auction in 39 Years

Jan. 26 -- It's been almost 40 years since a Caravaggio painting has come up for auction. That specific painting is now scheduled for the Christie's Old Masters Sale on Wednesday, January 28th. "The Boy Peeling Fruit" carries an estimate of $3-$5 million, considerably more than the sub $10,000 price the last time it came to market in 1976. Christie's Old Master Paintings Specialist Alexis Ashot explained why Caravaggio paintings are so rare on "Taking Stock."

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

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.

Richest 1% Will Dominate Wealth Next Year: Oxfam

Jan. 20 -- The richest 1 percent are about to control a majority of the world’s wealth. That’s according to anti-poverty charity Oxfam, which said the slice of global wealth held by the world’s most affluent reached 48 percent last year, up from 44 percent in 2009. Bloomberg's Yvonne Man has more on "First Up."