from Breakingviews:

Viewsroom: Wells Fargo stagecoach hits a ditch

September 16, 2016


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The bank that steered clear of the financial crisis breaks down after creating 2 million fake accounts. New evidence undermines Donald Trump's claims few benefit from the U.S. economic recovery. And why Hanjin's corporate capsize may prompt attempts to fix to shipping-industry woes.

from Breakingviews:

Viewsroom: Trump immigration plan deports $1 trln

September 9, 2016

The iPhone 7 may seem like an underwhelming upgrade, but it sets the company up well for the rise of augmented reality. Donald's Trump's plans to curb visas and send illegal immigrants home defy economic logic. And scandal-prone VW takes its truck ambitions stateside.

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Viewsroom: A message to listeners

August 26, 2016

Viewsroom is taking a short break during the dog days of summer. In the meantime, share your thoughts by rating and reviewing the podcast on iTunes. You can also reach our hosts directly on Twitter:

from Breakingviews:

Viewsroom: Wall St activism, Obamacare, Wealth gap

August 19, 2016

ValueAct is taking a softly-softly stance with its stake in Morgan Stanley – and is already doing better than its Amex flop. Private insurers are pulling out of Obamacare as the U.S. considers banning industry mergers. And millennials' relative poverty could be bad for democracy.

from Breakingviews:

Viewsroom: U.S. election, European banks, Uber-Didi

August 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battle over infrastructure needs, while Trump faces growing opposition from fellow billionaires. Also: the ups and downs of Europe's lenders after a stress test with no fail grade, and why Uber is ceding to Didi the ride-sharing crown in China.

from Breakingviews:

Exchange Podcast: Ruchir Sharma

By Rob Cox
August 1, 2016

Want to know which emerging markets will thrive and which will fail? Listen to Morgan Stanley Investment Management's chief global strategist as he ticks through his 10 metrics for determining the fate of economies. Hint: China is in a bad place. His new book, "The Rise and Fall of Nations" has some lessons for the developing world to consider, too.

The Kremlin may be more involved in U.S. politics than you realize

July 30, 2016


Hackers released a treasure trove of unpleasant internecine emails on the eve of the Democratic National Convention. The Democratic Party chairwoman was out of a job and tensions between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters were reignited just as the Democrats were trying for a prime-time show of unity. Who were the hackers? Security experts inside and outside the government have pointed the finger at Russia. So, was this an act foreign aggression playing out on a strange new battlefield?

Digging deep into this year’s wild ride for the U.S. oil industry

July 26, 2016

Welcome to the first-ever episode of a podcast we’re calling Reuters Underground, a show about the commodities companies drill for, dig up and grow that keep the world’s economy moving. With this show, we dig deeper.

from Keeping Score:

Caribbean cricket comes to the U.S.

July 22, 2016

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The Caribbean Premier League brings the global sport to Florida for a tournament in July. Communications Director Peter Breen talks about the effort to market cricket in the U.S. and grow its audience. Breen says last year stadium attendance reached 300 thousand while 90-million more watched on television around the world. Plus, my thoughts on Tiger Woods’ continued absence from the PGA Tour and the worldwide interest in the Olympics in this week’s edition of Keeping Score.

from Keeping Score:

One man’s mission to never watch a boring game again

July 14, 2016

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Entrepreneur Warren Packard discusses Thuuz, an app he developed to detect and connect viewers across the world to the most exciting games for a customized sports viewing experience. Find out how it works, along with the latest on the Olympics, deflategate and more, on this week’s episode of Keeping Score with Rick Horrow.