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Barclays Beats Estimates Amid Charge for Currency Probe

March 3 -- Barclays Plc’s full-year profit jumped 12 percent, beating analysts’ estimates, as it set aside an extra 750 million pounds ($1.2 billion) for the settlement of a global probe into the manipulation of currency markets. Manus Cranny reports on the results on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton and Anna Edwards.

BMW Swaps Autobahn for School Parking Lot With New Wagon

March 3 -- BMW's Ian Robertson discusses the company's plans to test its self-proclaimed image as the maker of the “ultimate driving machine” with a wagon designed more for parents picking up kids at school than for zipping along the autobahn. He speaks with Bloomberg's Hans Nichols at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

The RBA Is Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Neumann

March 3 -- HSBC's Fred Neumann discusses the RBA's decision to keep interest rates unchanged, the state of the U.S., European and Chinese economies, and the global currency wars. He speaks with Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat, Angie Lau, Stephen Engle and Yvonne Man on "Asia Edge."

China May Seek to Lift Demand for Real Estate: Neumann

March 3 -- Frederic Neumann, an economist at HSBC Holdings Plc in Hong Kong, talks about China's economy, its government and central bank policies, and currency. He speaks with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge."

Why Goldman May Be Cutting Singapore Investment Bank Jobs

March 3 -- Goldman Sachs is reducing the size of its investment-banking team in Singapore by about 30 percent compared with the start of the year, people with knowledge of the matter said. Bloomberg's Shery Ahn has more on "Asia Edge."

Luxury

BMW Swaps Autobahn for School Parking Lot With New Wagon

March 3 -- BMW's Ian Robertson discusses the company's plans to test its self-proclaimed image as the maker of the “ultimate driving machine” with a wagon designed more for parents picking up kids at school than for zipping along the autobahn. He speaks with Bloomberg's Hans Nichols at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

Build a Brand, Not Just a Car: Zenvo Survival Plan

Feb. 27 -- Zenvo, a supercar manufacturer from Denmark, have built the 1104 horsepower $952,000 ST1. But they want to do more than build a light, fast car, they want to build a brand that can survive in a market renowned for failure. (Corrects the price of the car to $952,000)

Test Driving Bentley's Continental GT Speed Convertible

Feb. 27 -- With its sleek, strong body and best-in-class performance the Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible will cost you. At $267,000 the car is complete with high-end features like neck warmers. Bloomberg's Hannah Elliott drives the powerful sportscar to beautiful Lyndhurst Castle to see if its really worth its six-figure price-tag. (Video by Zach Goldstein, Ryo Ikegami, Alyssa Zahler)

Bloomberg Surveillance

Speaker John Boehner’s Tenuous Hold on the House

March 2 -- On today's "The Agenda," Bloomberg’s Tom Keene, Brendan Greeley, and Olivia Sterns look at the trending news stories of the day with author and journalist Masha Gessen. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Is U.S. Wage Growth Finally Here?

March 2 -- RBC Capital Markets Chief U.S. Economist Tom Porcelli discusses U.S. wages and the labor market on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Bloomberg West

NXP Buys Freescale, Biggest Semiconductor Deal in 9 Years

March 2 -- NXP Semiconductors NV’s shareholders are so enthused by the company’s plans to make its biggest purchase yet, they’re pushing the stock to a bigger gain than the target. Bloomberg’s Ian King reports on today’s “BWest Byte” on “Bloomberg West.”

Why Cardinal Health Decided to Buy J&J’s Cordis Unit

March 2 -- Cardinal Health Inc. agreed to buy Johnson & Johnson’s Cordis business for $1.94 billion in cash, bulking up the medical distributor’s device-making capabilities. Cardinal Health CEO George Barret discusses the acquisition on “Bloomberg West.”

Is There Tension Between Facebook and Telecom Operators?

March 2 -- Millicom Senior Executive Vice President Mario Zanotti discusses the company’s work with Facebook to connect consumers to the internet. He speaks from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on “Bloomberg West.”

At $20B, Airbnb Looks to Join the Sky High Valuation Club

March 2 -- Airbnb is raising money from investors in a financing round that would value the room-sharing service at $20 billion or more, people with knowledge of the deal said. Bloomberg’s Serena Saitto reports on “Bloomberg West.”

Billionaires

What to Expect from Hutchison Whampoa Earnings

Feb. 26 -- GEO Securities CEO Francis Lun discusses billionaire Li Ka-Shing’s businesses, two of which release earnings later today and Hong Kong’s Budget. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on “Trending Business.”

Why China Is Churning Out Billionaires

Feb. 17 -- China’s world-best stock market rally made January the busiest month for IPOs in a year. It also created a bundle of new billionaires. Bloomberg Asian billionaires reporter Sterling Wong reports on "First Up."

From Rocket Launch to Earnings: Elon Musk's Big Day

Feb. 12 -- A big hour for one of the biggest names in technology. After releasing earnings earlier today, billionaire Elon Musk launched an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket into space carrying a U.S. research satellite. Bloomberg's Libby McGowan and Eric Roston report on "Bloomberg West."

With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect (03/02/15)

Mark Halperin and Al Hunt are joined by Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass on "With All Due Respect" on Bloomberg Television.

Rick Santorum’s Plan to Combat Islamic State

Former Republican Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. He joined Mark Halperin and Phil Mattingly after the speech on “With All Due Respect” to discuss foreign policy.