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FIFA sponsors should feel concerned: Walshe

The tenth annual ’BrandZ’ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking is released by WPP and Millward Brown. Global Brands Director Peter Walshe discusses the most talked about brand of the day – FIFA and how the recent scandal may affect its image.

Greek Failure to Pay IMF Would Be Default: Oliver

A failure by Greece to meet its International Monetary Fund obligations would definitely constitute a default to that institution, Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver told Bloomberg. Hans Nichols reports from Dresden.

U.K. Economy Still on Recovery Path: Ladwa

Manoj Ladwa, Head of Trading at TJM Partnership takes a look at the state of the economy and possible trading opportunities Thursday, with Mannus Cranny and Caroline Hyde on “Countdown.”

Referendum Is a Point of Uncertainty for Markets: Jha

Standard Chartered Senior Global Economist Madhur Jha and Bloomberg’s Svenja O’Donnell discuss U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s European tour to lobby other leaders ahead of the referendum. They speak to Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Still Have a Few More Rounds of Negotiations to Go: Jha

Standard Chartered Senior Global Economist Madhur Jha discusses Greece’s debt crisis, why the Fed is worried about a default and the risk of a contagion with other countries. She speaks to Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Growing Scandal Engulfs FIFA

U.S. prosecutors unsealed an indictment that outlined two decades of fraud and corruption. Bloomberg’s Mark Barton reports on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Prospects for Foreign Direct Investment

Despite worries about Greece and the Eurozone, a survey out on Thursday shows Western Europe to be the most attractive destination for direct foreign investment. The region overtakes China and North America, according to the 800 decision makers questioned. Marc Lhermitte, Ernst & Young's Global Head of International Location Advisory Service explains more to Caroline Hyde on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

What Would an Early Referendum Mean For The U.K.?

Following the day when Britain’s ruling Conservative Party outlined plans to fast-track legislation for a referendum on continued membership of the European Union, Florian Otto, Head of Europe at Verisk Maplecroft, speaks with Caroline Hyde on “Countdown” about what to expect from the debate.

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)

The Bourbon You Are Drinking Might Not Be What You Think

Spend time at a bar and you start to notice something: People are drinking a lot more bourbon. Revenues are up more than 40 percent since 2009 and, in an attempt to capitalize on this boom, the number of bourbon brands has exploded. It’s a great time for America’s only true native spirit, but in between the unscrewing of bottles and the clinking of ice cubes lies the potential for a hangover: A lot of the bourbon you see out there isn’t what it purports to be. Bloomberg's Sam Grobart reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Surveillance

EU Referendum Gets Priority in U.K.

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron gave priority to legislation for a referendum on leaving the European Union as Queen Elizabeth II set out his government’s agenda for the coming year. Eurasia Group President and Founder Ian Bremmer also discusses the Islamic State on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

'Rampant' Corruption in International Soccer: DOJ

U.S. prosecutors unveiled charges detailing “rampant” corruption in international soccer hours after FIFA officials were arrested and the group’s offices searched in a series of dawn raids in Zurich. Bloomberg's Tariq Panja reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Mary Meeker's Tech Gospel: Bloomberg West (05/27)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests: Michael Chertoff, co-founder of The Chertoff Group and former Homeland Security director, Nuzzel founder Jonathan Abrams, Twitch Vice President of Marketing Matthew DiPietro and TiVo CEO Tom Rogers. (Source: Bloomberg)

How Much Is Google's YouTube Worth on Its Own?

Today’s "BWest Byte" is $70 billion, for the valuation BofA Merrill Lynch analysts estimate Google's YouTube is worth on its own. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

GM Jumps Into the Connected Car Market

GM is trying to get a jump on the competition for connected cars by enabling owners of many Chevrolet models to use voice commands to control Apple and Android applications on smartphones. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

SpaceX Cracks the $70 Billion Military Market

The U.S. Air Force's May 26 certification of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket means revenue could decline for a Lockheed-Boeing joint venture, United Launch Alliance, as the new competitor begins bidding for national-security satellite launches as soon as June. Bloomberg's Emily Chang has more on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Billionaires

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)

With All Due Respect

Rick Santorum: From 2012 to 2016

Relive the former Pennsylvania senator's ups and downs in the last campaign, from Iowa to Puerto Rico and lots of places in between.

With All Due Respect (05/27/15)

John Heilemann and Josh Green are joined by Foster Friess, founder of Friess Associates, on “With All Due Respect” on Bloomberg Television.