Falcons Field of Dreams: Sportfolio (05/01)

May 1 (Bloomberg) -- The Atlanta Falcons are moving ahead with plans to build a $1 billion multi-purpose stadium to replace the Georgia Dome. Team President Rich McKay explain why the team determined to build the facility with predominantly private funding. Also, a look at the business impact of pro sports' first openly gay athlete, and the struggle to save Olympic Wrestling. (Source: Bloomberg)

Peter Thiel's Palantir Makes a Big Splash in Europe
55:54 - Palantir Technologies, the data mining company named after the all-seeing stone from the Lord of the Rings, likes to apply J.R.R. Tolkien references to many aspects of its business. The name of its London office is Grey Havens, a major strategic port in the fantasy trilogy’s Middle Earth setting. It’s an apt moniker since the U.K. capital has become a vital hub driving growth of the $20 billion startup. Palantir has roughly tripled annual revenue from Europe over the past three years, said Alex Karp, the CEO who started the company with billionaire Peter Thiel. Bloomberg's Lizette Chapman has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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