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Breakingviews TV: Fortnite fun
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 23:13

The $ 500 bln Chinese gaming and payments titan Tencent alleviated fears about declining profit margins with a big pop in quarterly revenue. Robyn Ma...

Breakingviews TV: Female factor
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 17:20

The workforces of Apple, Google and Facebook are lopsided in men’s favor. Males make up roughly 70 percent. To get to gender parity will take up to ...

Breakingviews TV: Pet ceremony
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:35

Antony Currie and Rob Cyran explain how animal-health company Zoetis is hoping the growing trend of people treating their dogs, cats, snakes and gerbi...

Breakingviews TV - Trump drug dump
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:10

The president has unveiled long-promised plans to bring down the price of prescription medication. Antony Currie and Robert Cyran explain how it’s f...

Breakingviews TV: Xeroxed deal
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 13:22

Antony Currie and Richard Beales talk about Xerox’s latest agreement with Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason. The copying pioneer has terminated a sale to...

Breakingviews TV: Malaysia upset
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 22:23

Pete Sweeney and Clara Ferreira Marques discuss why Malaysian voters replaced Prime Minister Najib Razak with 92-year old Mahathir Mohamad, in an elec...

Breakingviews TV: Citi heat
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 11:16

ValueAct Capital has bought a stake in the $ 180 billion Citigroup. Antony Currie and Richard Beales explore what an activist investor might achieve ...

Breakingviews TV: Sears tears
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 09:09

Jennifer Saba and Richard Beales discuss Sears boss Eddie Lampert’s plan to buy parts of the business and wonder whether, after 15 years’ involvem...

Breakingviews TV: Musk vs. Buffett
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 15:12

May 8 - Antony Currie and John Foley explain what’s behind the latest spat between the Sage of Omaha and the Playboy of Palo Alto – and what it re...

Breakingviews TV: M&A flavor flay
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 03:13

Antony Currie and Jennifer Saba sniff the air around IFF’s $ 7 bln offer for natural-ingredients firm Frutarom and find a strange aroma. The value ...

Breakingviews TV: Policy shift
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 05:29

May 4 - AIA, a $ 107 bln insurance giant founded in Shanghai in 1919 by an American, has been minting money in the Chinese market in recent years. Bu...

Breakingviews TV: Tesla glitch
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 11:37

Antony Currie and Richard Beales talk about Tesla’s biggest-ever quarterly loss, the electric-car maker’s ambitions, and boss Elon Musk’s impati...

Breakingviews TV: Shiny Apple
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 05:15

Shares in the technology giant jumped after it beat earnings estimates and unveiled plans to return more capital to stockholders. Yet as Rob Cyran tel...

Breakingviews TV: Zuck’s Up
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 00:39

Facebook’s developers are worried, and perhaps WhatsApp users should be. Rob Cox and Richard Beales explore how Mark Zuckerberg’s $ 500 billion s...

Breakingviews TV: Takeda’s test
  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 22:35

The ambitious Japanese drugmaker is closing in on a $ 64 bln takeover of Irish counterpart Shire. But the sheer size of the deal poses a problem, as ...

Breakingviews TV: GE blind spot
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:50

Rob Cox and Richard Beales wonder why General Electric, among other large U.S. companies, continues to favor combining the chairman and CEO roles, whe...

Breakingviews TV: Yield curved
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:16

Tom Buerkle talks to Richard Beales about the possibility of a U.S. Treasury yield-curve inversion and explains why it shouldn’t be interpreted as a...

Breakingviews TV: Tesla charge
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 05:15

China said it would scrap pesky foreign ownership limits on electric-car manufacturers this year. Pete Sweeney and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss why Elon M...

Breakingviews TV: New Cuba boss
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:31

Raul Castro, 86, has stepped down as president in a bid to prolong the Cuban revolution. The creaking economy will make that hard, but radical change ...

Breakingviews TV: In the bank
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:02

Bank of America continued the run of solid bank results with nearly $ 7 bln of first-quarter earnings. Antony Currie and Tom Buerkle discuss how inve...

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