Sessions on Budget Talks: Political Capital

Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Representative Pete Sessions, a Republican from Texas, and the incoming House Rules Committee chairman, talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about negotiations between Democrats and Republicans to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. Bloomberg's Hans Nichols and Rich Miller discuss the outlook for President Barack Obama's cabinet and Federal Reserve policy. Bloomberg's Lara Setrakian talks about rebel forces battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Commentators Margaret Carlson and Kate O'Beirne discuss Michigan’s conversion to a right-to-work state. (Source: Bloomberg)

What Markets Should Conclude From France's Election
34:40 - In today's "Morning Must Read," Bloomberg’s Tom Keene highlights comments from Bloomberg View columnist, Mohamed El-Erian on the impact of France's first-round vote. He speaks with Ludovic Subran of Euler Hermes Group on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)
  • Future of France: Macron and Le Pen Go Head-to-Head
  • Glimpse the Store of the Future
  • Vanguard's Malloy Sees Small Chance of Le Pen Victory