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U.S. House Panel Presses Juul in Teen Vaping Investigation

U.S. House Panel Presses Juul in Teen Vaping Investigation

A U.S. House subcommittee is requesting documents from Juul Labs Inc. as part of a congressional investigation into e-cigarette use by teenagers, according to a letter from the panel’s chairman to the
Hong Kong Extradition Bill Debate Scrapped for a Second Day

Hong Kong Extradition Bill Debate Scrapped for a Second Day

Hong Kong lawmakers scrapped debate for a second straight day on legislation that would allow extraditions to China, as tensions remained high between police and protesters after violent clashes on
Pence Chief of Staff Short Says USMCA Is a Better Deal for Americans

Pence Chief of Staff Short Says USMCA Is a Better Deal for Americans

Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, discusses U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
Hope Hicks Agrees to Closed-Door Interview by House Committee

Hope Hicks Agrees to Closed-Door Interview by House Committee

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, has agreed to be interviewed by the House Judiciary Committee in its investigation of President Donald Trump, the panel’s chairman said on
Trump Offers to Negotiate Price of J&J Anti-Depressant for VA

Trump Offers to Negotiate Price of J&J Anti-Depressant for VA

President Donald Trump offered to help the Department of Veterans Affairs negotiate the acquisition of a new Johnson & Johnson drug to treat depression, a treatment he believes could result in an
Brooklyn Landlord Says Rent Law Changes Are Worst-Case Scenario

Brooklyn Landlord Says Rent Law Changes Are Worst-Case Scenario

When Brooklyn landlord Chris Athineos heard about New York lawmakers’ sweeping, tenant-friendly proposals for rent-regulated apartments, his mind jumped to a particular unit -- with six rooms, 21
Wife of GOP Lawmaker Duncan Hunter to Plead Guilty in Corruption Case

Wife of GOP Lawmaker Duncan Hunter to Plead Guilty in Corruption Case

The wife of Republican Representative Duncan Hunter is to plead guilty in a federal case in which she and her husband were accused of using campaign funds to pay for personal expenses and filing false
Investors Wary as Political Uncertainty Persists in Thailand

Investors Wary as Political Uncertainty Persists in Thailand

When Kulthirath Pakawachkrilers had to convince yet another Chinese investor that business was still a good bet in Thailand despite the political upheaval, she knew it was going to be a tough sell.
Under Fire From Trump, Huawei Asks FCC to Stay Out of the Fight

Under Fire From Trump, Huawei Asks FCC to Stay Out of the Fight

Huawei Technologies Co., already under siege by the Trump administration, on Wednesday urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission not to join the fight.
Turkey Presses U.S. to Collect Heavy Weapons From Kurds in Syria

Turkey Presses U.S. to Collect Heavy Weapons From Kurds in Syria

Turkey is pushing the U.S. to collect heavy weapons it supplied to Kurdish militants in Syria, a key sticking point in a joint effort to create a “safe zone” across a section of northern Syria,
'Germany Is Making a Tremendous Mistake by Relying on Pipeline,' says Trump

'Germany Is Making a Tremendous Mistake by Relying on Pipeline,' says Trump

President Donald Trump comments on Germany using a piepline from Russia. He speaks at a press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says He May Take Additional Steps on Mexico, No Deadline on China Tariffs

Trump Says He May Take Additional Steps on Mexico, No Deadline on China Tariffs

President Donald Trump comments on the state of U.S. relations with China and Mexico during a news conference after a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
Maine Becomes Eighth State to Legalize Assisted Suicide

Maine Becomes Eighth State to Legalize Assisted Suicide

Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication.
Debt Ceiling, Budget Jitters Prompt McConnell to Broker Deal

Debt Ceiling, Budget Jitters Prompt McConnell to Broker Deal

Top Senate Republicans are urging the White House toward a government spending and debt limit deal that House Democrats can accept, as lawmakers -- and investors -- cast an increasingly nervous eye
The People’s Bank of China Finally Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain

The People’s Bank of China Finally Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain

PBOC Governor Yi Gang granted Bloomberg News a rare interview.
Sanders Embraces Democratic Socialism as Weapon to Beat Trump

Sanders Embraces Democratic Socialism as Weapon to Beat Trump

Bernie Sanders gave his fullest definition to date of democratic socialism, embracing a label that’s been used as a cudgel by President Donald Trump and Republicans, and attempting to reassure voters
NYC Tenants Get a Rent-Law Blessing That Landlords See as Curse

NYC Tenants Get a Rent-Law Blessing That Landlords See as Curse

Millions of New Yorkers woke up on Wednesday to the prospect of a city where their rents will barely rise, they’re safe from eviction and they’ll never have to put down more than a month’s security
Trump Says He's in No Rush When It Comes to North Korea

Trump Says He's in No Rush When It Comes to North Korea

President Donald Trump comments on the state of U.S. relations with North Korea during a news conference after a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/12/2019)

'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/12/2019)

"Bloomberg: Balance of Power" focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. The show looked at the impact of the Hong Kong protests on companies doing business in China. Guests today:
Canada Is Luring Tech Talent Away From U.S. With Fast-Track Visa

Canada Is Luring Tech Talent Away From U.S. With Fast-Track Visa

A Canadian program designed to speed up the hiring of foreign talent is attracting thousands of tech workers and other skilled employees, many of whom are unhappy with restrictive U.S. immigration