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Global Bond Selloff: Tantrum or Technically Driven?

Thomas Michaud, chief executive officer at KBW, and Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz discuss what’s behind the global bond market sellofft. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Imperial Tobacco Sees Growth in Italy, Germany, Russia

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Alison Cooper says the company sees "great opportunities" in Italy, Germany, Russia and China. She spoke with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde as the largest U.K. cigarette maker said it will start paying quarterly dividends after first-half profit rose on cost-cutting and debt reduction. (Source: Bloomberg)

Prudential Reports Decline In New Business Profit

Prudential Plc, the U.K.’s largest insurer by market value, reported a 6 percent decline in new business profit for the first-quarter. CEO Tidjane Thiam – who is leaving to replace Brady Dougan as Credit Suisse Group AG CEO - told Guy Johnson and Francine Lacqua on “The Pulse” that he leaves the company in “good shape.”

BMW Doing Very Well Despite Market in China: Ellinghorst

Evercore ISI Head of Global Automotive Research Arndt Ellinghorst discusses the outlook for both BMW and Volkswagen. He speaks with Francine Lacqua and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

U.K. Seeing Steady Recovery Despite Data Blip: Portes

National Institute of Economic & Social Research’s Jonathan Portes discusses the U.K. economy days before the election and how the next government may impact the financial sector. He speaks with Francine Lacqua and Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Microsoft Said to Evaluate Salesforce Bid

Microsoft Corp. is evaluating a bid for Salesforce.com Inc., after the cloud software provider – which has a market value of almost $50 billion - was approached by another would-be buyer, people with knowledge of the matter said. Bloomberg’s Elliot Gotkine explained more to Guy Johnson and Francine Lacqua on “The Pulse”.

Greece Being Seen as Standalone Problem: Bilton

JPMorgan Asset Management’s John Bilton discusses PMI numbers from Spain and how it relates to views on Greece’s ongoing negotiations with its creditors. He speaks with Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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Tequila Company Creates a Business 'Miracle'

Milagro Tequila co-founder Danny Schneeweiss explains the process behind making an award-winning tequila. He speaks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

In the Kitchen: Thomas Keller Goes Behind $310 Meal

Thomas Keller, chef and owner of French Laundry, Bouchon and Per Se, walks you through the kitchen at his newest New York City location and discusses the preparation process in his kitchens and what he looks for when he visits a restaurant. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Betty Liu on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Michelin Chefs and Restaurants Coming to Hudson Yards

Kenneth Himmel, chief executive officer at Related Urban, Stephen Ross, chairman at Related Companies, and Thomas Keller, chef and owner of French Laundry, Bouchon and Per Se, talk with Betty Liu about plans for a new type of dining experience being developed at Hudson Yards, targeted at the millennial generation. They speak on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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)

Bloomberg Surveillance

Global Bond Selloff: Tantrum or Technically Driven?

Thomas Michaud, chief executive officer at KBW, and Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz discuss what’s behind the global bond market sellofft. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Is Activism Good for Business?

Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Olivia Sterns look at the Twitter question of the day. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Do the Swiss Know How to Save for a Rainy Day?

John B. Levy & Co. President John Levy and Columbia Business School Professor Charles Calomiris discuss the health of U.S versus European banks. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Is Salesforce a Good Match for Microsoft?

Madrona Venture Group's Matt McIlwain discusses the reports that Microsoft may be evaluating a bid for Salesforce.com. He speaks with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect (05/05/15)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour on “With All Due Respect” on Bloomberg Television.