Fischer Has Set Tone for Yellen's Speech, Says French

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer and 10 of his colleagues met Thursday with a coalition of activists to hear complaints about the U.S. central bank, in a first-of-its-kind event on the sidelines of an annual policy retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Faced with criticism that it doesn’t look out for the interests of poorer Americans that have been sharpened in this U.S. presidential election year, the Fed has been going out of its way to show that it’s getting the message. Panmure Gordon Chief Economist Simon French discusses with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown."

BNP's Edmund Shing Sees Tax Cut Boost in U.S. Market
46:39 - Edmund Shing, global head of equity derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, talks about the boost to companies and markets from potential U.S. tax cuts. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
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