Tom Moroney, Joe Shortsleeve, Kim Carrigan, Janet Wu and Ann Mostue are joined by top decision makers from local business and finance to politics and technology, along with Bloomberg reporters covering the latest stories in Boston, the Bay State, and beyond.
- Airbnb Bans Parties & Boston Pops Spectacular PreviewBloomberg Baystate Business With Tom Moroney, Joe Shortsleeve, Kim Carrigan, Anne Mostue and Janet Wu 6-30-22 Triple A says today is one of the busiest travel days of the year. We speak with AAA spokesperson Mark Schieldrop. Airbnb has enacted a permanent party ban on all of its global listings. We talk about it with Bloomberg’s Michael Tobin. Bloomberg Senior Editor Chris Anstey discusses today’s equity markets as well as the new CPI number released today. We get a preview of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular from Pam Picard, Executive Producer and Event Director. Suffolk University President Marisa Kelley speaks with us about the need to fix the MBTA. She says it's critical to getting people back to downtown Boston.
- Retirees Going Back to Work and Bayer ExpandsBloomberg Baystate Business With Tom Moroney, Joe Shortsleeve, Kim Carrigan, Anne Mostue and Janet Wu 6-29-22 Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says the U.S Economy is in strong shape. He made the comments during a panel discussion during the European Central Bank’s annual policy forum in Sintra, Portugal. John Morey, Head of Client Services and Business Development at Fiduciary Trust, reacts to Chairman Powell’s comments, and talks about client reaction to the turbulent economy. Spencer Betts, CCO of Bickling Financial Service in Lexington, MA, talks about a new report showing more and more retirees are heading back to work. Ryan Castle, CEO of the Cape Cod & Islands Association of Realtors, discusses a new report warning against online vacation scams, and the state of the rental market. We speak with Scott Sperling, Board Chair of Mass General Brigham and Co-CEO of Boston-based Thomas H. Lee Partners. He will discuss the effects of the pandemic, issues with its costs and expansion, labor crunch, and current health care landscape. 4:31: Anne Mostue reports on Bayer opening a new research and innovation center in Boston.
- Rationing Contraception Pills and Ghost KitchensBloomberg Baystate Business With Tom Moroney, Joe Shortsleeve, Kim Carrigan, Anne Mostue and Janet Wu 6-28-22 Kim Borman, Executive Director of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council, talks about honoring local companies working to close the wage and gender gaps in corporate Boston. Bloomberg’s Cynthia Koons talks about talk about CVS and Ride Aid rationing contraceptive pills. Janet Wu has the latest from the Massachusetts High Technology Council on the growing threat of cyber attacks. Bloomberg’s Olivia Rockeman talks about today’s numbers showing consumer confidence is at a 16-month low. Joanne Belanger, Health Director in Lexington, MA, discusses the rise and dangers of so-called “ghost kitchens”. Bob Luz, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, is leaving his position this week. He talks about his tenure, and how ghost kitchens could pose possible health violations.
- Congressman Richard Neal and More Airline ChaosBloomberg Baystate Business With Tom Moroney, Joe Shortsleeve, Kim Carrigan, Anne Mostue and Janet Wu Shant Banosian, loan officer at Guaranteed Rate Mortgage in Waltham, discusses a Bloomberg report showing home-lending employees are facing risk of job cuts and slumping business. Boston Globe reporter Shirley Leung discusses her story about small businesses being impacted by slumping sales and surging inflation. Bloomberg’s Nikki Ekstein talks about an uptick in “glamping”, camping in luxury. Chaos continues in the travel industry, with hundreds more flights canceled today and over the weekend. Janet Wu reports from Logan Airport on local impact. Bloomberg’s George Ferguson looks at the industry-wide trend. David Stern, CEO of Boston IVF, speaks with us about an influx of people looking to store frozen embryos in Massachusetts following the Roe v. Wade decision. We speak with Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal about Westfield Air Base possibly becoming the new home of the F-35A fighter jets. We will also ask about last week’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade.
- Laurence Tribe on Roe V. WadeLaurence Tribe, Harvard University Professor of Constitutional talks with Janet Wu about the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade.