Bloomberg Businessweek Weekend - February 16th, 2019
Hosted by Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Featuring: -Bret Begun on the Real Estate Double Issue -Stephen Gandel details why private equity likes the look of Blackstone’s real estate model -Tom Leighton, Akamai CEO, describes his company’s next big bet...on Blockchain -Lonne Joffe, Insight Venture Partners Managing Director, explains how some of the smartest machines around are actually job-creators.
Social Media, Innovation and eSports from the NBA Tech Summit in Charlottte, NC
David Blitzer, Co-Owner of Philadelphia 76ers and Head of Tac Ops at Blackstone, discusses basketball and where he is seeing investment opportunities. Grant Hill, NBA Hall of Famer and Co-Owner of the Atlanta Hawks, talks about creating a better arena experience for NBA fans. Amy Brooks, Chief Innovation Officer at the NBA, explains how the league is embracing social media and the importance of technology in the game. Rich Paul, Founder and CEO at Klutch Sports Group, talks about developing NBA players as brands and what's important to Lebron James. Ted Leonsis, Chairman and CEO at Monumental Sports & Entertainment, discusses the explosion of eSports and how Washington, D.C. landed Amazon HQHosts: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Producer: Paul Brennan
Businessweek Extra - Lonne Jaffe on Automation
Hosted by Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Featuring an in-depth conversation with Lonne Jaffe, Insight Venture Partners Managing Director, about how some of the smartest machines around are actually job-creators. To listen on the Bloomberg terminal, click on the player thumbnail on the sidebar.
Amazon Scraps NYC HQ Plan, Optimism for Toy Industry, Consuming Quality, Trade Timeout
Bloomberg Technology Executive Editor Tom Giles discusses Amazon axing plans to build a new corporate campus in New York City. Matt Townsend, Bloomberg News Global Business Reporter, talks about seeing a brighter outlook for the toy industry in 2019 on the heels of an abysmal Christmas in the wake of Toys “R” Us’s demise. Ryan Cotton, Managing Director at Bain Capital, explains how to get consumers to pay for quality goods. Sarah McGregor, Bloomberg News U.S. Economic Policy Team Leader, discusses that the U.S. and China have made little progress so far during trade talks in Beijing. And we Drive to the Close of markets with Jim Russell, Portfolio Manager at Bahl & Gaynor. Hosts: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Producer: Paul Brennan
AT&T on ‘Debt Diet’, Blackstone World’s Largest Landlord, Akamai CEO on New Blockchain Venture
Molly Smith, Bloomberg News Corporate Finance Reporter, talks about AT&T refinancing outstanding debt by selling $5 billion of senior unsecured bonds. Stephen Gandel, Bloomberg Opinion Equity Markets Columnist, shares his story from Businessweek Magazine on the private equity world taking a liking to Blackstone's real estate model. Tom Leighton, CEO at Akamai, discusses partnering with Mitsubishi UFJ in a blockchain online payment venture. Shawn Donnan, Bloomberg News Trade Reporter, sees shades of socialism in President Trump’s trade policy. And we Drive to the Close of markets with Randy Watts, Chief Investment Strategist at William O'Neil & Co.Hosts: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Producer: Paul Brennan
Carol Massar and Jason Kelly bring together the latest news from the world of business and finance and the interesting stories of global technology, politics, economics and more by harnessing the power of Bloomberg Businessweek reporters and editors.
Listen to Bloomberg Businessweek, Tipsy Sessions and Many Other Stations from Around the World with the radio.net App