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Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
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VPRO
Unreported World

Unreported World

Unreported World’s reporters travel to some of the most dangerous and neglected parts of the globe offering the viewer an unrivalled insight into the daily reality for those whose lives are rarely glimpsed by the global news machine.
3 Episodes
Passion
Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity.
1 Episode
Bloomberg
Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
1 Episode
Bloomberg

Current Affairs Episodes

BofA Sees Trading as "Extreme Sport" on Liquidity Risks

BofA Sees Trading as "Extreme Sport" on Liquidity Risks

Bank of America Corp. strategists are urging stock buyers to consider smaller risks going into the end of the year due to a lack of liquidity.
1min
Bloomberg
2020 Should Eventually Be a Good Year for Bonds: HSBC

2020 Should Eventually Be a Good Year for Bonds: HSBC

Steven Major, global head of fixed income research at HSBC, discusses the outlook for bond markets in 2020.
3mins
Bloomberg
ECB Can Copy and Paste Fed's Message, Economist Komileva Says

ECB Can Copy and Paste Fed's Message, Economist Komileva Says

Lena Komileva, chief economist at G Plus Economics, previews the European Central Bank's interest rate decision.
3mins
Bloomberg
Jo Swinson casts her vote in Scotland

Jo Swinson casts her vote in Scotland

Jo Swinson casts her vote in Scotland
1min
ITN
We Are Very Bullish on U.S., Global Equities: Alaphabook's Malone

We Are Very Bullish on U.S., Global Equities: Alaphabook's Malone

Martin Malone, chief economist at Alphabook, discusses his calls on the U.S. dollar and U.S. assets.
4mins
Bloomberg
Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote in the 2019 General Election

Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote in the 2019 General Election

Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote in the 2019 General Election
5mins
ITN
JPMorgan's Top 2020 Trades

JPMorgan's Top 2020 Trades

Banking giant JPMorgan is recommending a risk-on environment allocation for 2020. That comes as the global economy gathers momentum in the wake of a slowdown in recent months.
1min
Bloomberg
Nicola Sturgeon arrives to vote in the 2019 General Election

Nicola Sturgeon arrives to vote in the 2019 General Election

Nicola Sturgeon arrives to vote in the 2019 General Election
2mins
ITN
Israel Heads for Third Election in a Year

Israel Heads for Third Election in a Year

Israel is headed for its third election in less than a year. The country's parliament disbanded this morning after failing to find a lawmaker who could form a coalition.
2mins
Bloomberg
Nestle Sells U.S. Ice Cream Brands

Nestle Sells U.S. Ice Cream Brands

Nestle SA is selling its U.S. ice cream business to a joint venture with private equity firm PAI Partners. It's valued at $4 billion. The deal aims to create a stronger challenger to Unilever.
2mins
Bloomberg
French Union Urges Dec. 17 Strike Over Pension Reform

French Union Urges Dec. 17 Strike Over Pension Reform

Nicolas Veron, senior fellow at Bruegel & Peterson Institute for International Economics, discusses the call from French unions to strike again against the pension reform plan and the damage they have done to the French economy.
5mins
Bloomberg
Boris Johnson casts his vote with his dog Dilyn

Boris Johnson casts his vote with his dog Dilyn

Boris Johnson casts his vote in the 2019 General Election
1min
ITN
Aramco Hits $2.06 Trillion Valuation

Aramco Hits $2.06 Trillion Valuation

We now have that magic $2 trillion number reached for Saudi Aramco. The world's biggest company, after its IPO yesterday, has now reached a valuation of $2.06 trillion.
3mins
Bloomberg
EM Insight: Quirks and Parallels in Russia, Turkey Rate Decisions

EM Insight: Quirks and Parallels in Russia, Turkey Rate Decisions

Turkey and Russia have some of the highest real rates in emerging markets and both are forecast to cut when they meet on Thursday and Friday, respectively. That's where the similarities end.
4mins
Bloomberg
Aramco to Rise Further, Arqaam Capital's Meijer Says

Aramco to Rise Further, Arqaam Capital's Meijer Says

Jaap Meijer, managing director of equity research at Arqaam Capital Ltd. in Dubai, talks about the prospects for Saudi Aramco. Its shares surged Wednesday after the oil producer's initial public offering, valuing the company at a record $1.88 tril...
4mins
Bloomberg
Vietnam's Richest Man Bets $2 Billion to Sell Electric Cars to Americans

Vietnam's Richest Man Bets $2 Billion to Sell Electric Cars to Americans

Even in the U.S., VinFast faces stiff competition from Toyota, Ford and Hyundai. VinFast hopes its low prices -- starting at $17,000 -- will give it an edge.
1min
Bloomberg
What Would a Johnson Victory Mean for Pound?

What Would a Johnson Victory Mean for Pound?

Tim Fox, group head of research and chief economist at Emirates NBD, talks about the U.K.'s election, the implications fothe pound and the economy.
4mins
Bloomberg
India's Growth to Bottom Out in Late 2019, DBS's Rao Says

India's Growth to Bottom Out in Late 2019, DBS's Rao Says

Radhika Rao, senior vice president and economist at DBS Bank, talks about India's economy and policies.
5mins
Bloomberg
Saxo Bank's 'Outrageous' Predictions for 2020

Saxo Bank's 'Outrageous' Predictions for 2020

Steen Jakobsen, chief economist and chief investment officer at Saxo Bank A/S, talks about his "outrageous" predictions for 2020. He also discusses the market implications of the U.K. election.
5mins
Bloomberg
India Approves Bill Granting Citizenship Based on Religion

India Approves Bill Granting Citizenship Based on Religion

Lawmakers in India have approved a controversial bill that determines citizenship based on religion. It raises concerns it will erode the values of the country's secular constitution.
1min
Bloomberg
Former Japanese Ambassador to the U.K. on Trade Relations, U.K. Election, WTO

Former Japanese Ambassador to the U.K. on Trade Relations, U.K. Election, WTO

Former Japanese Ambassador to the U.K. Koji Tsuruoka discusses Japan's investment into the U.K., how Brexit might impact the trade relations between the two countries, the U.K. election and the WTO.
10mins
Bloomberg
See Big Opportunity in Digital Transformation: Franklin Technology Fund

See Big Opportunity in Digital Transformation: Franklin Technology Fund

Jonathan Curtis, portfolio manager at Franklin Technology Fund, discusses his outlook for the tech sector in 2020.
3mins
Bloomberg
UBS Global WM Sees More Upside for Asia Ex-Japan Stocks

UBS Global WM Sees More Upside for Asia Ex-Japan Stocks

Adrian Zuercher, head of Asia asset allocation at the CIO Office of UBS Global Wealth Management, talks about Federal Reserve policy, the implications for markets and his investment strategy.
5mins
Bloomberg
China to Do Whatever Needed to Double 2020 GDP vs. 2010: StanChart

China to Do Whatever Needed to Double 2020 GDP vs. 2010: StanChart

David Mann, chief global economist at Standard Chartered, talks about China's economy and policies. China is expected to offer some details on its 2020 economic strategy later on Thursday, signaling how it will balance controlling the slowdown in ...
5mins
Bloomberg
Westpac Issues Apology at AGM

Westpac Issues Apology at AGM

Westpac Banking Corp. Chairman Lindsay Maxsted says the bank is truly sorry that it may have exposed people to harm after Australia's financial crimes agency alleged it failed to detect transactions linked to child abuse.
2mins
Bloomberg
The Road Ahead for China's Carmakers

The Road Ahead for China's Carmakers

Jing Yang, China corporate research director at Fitch Ratings, discusses her outlook for China's car industry.
3mins
Bloomberg
Will See Japan's Economy Rebound in 2020: Principal Global Investors's Baur

Will See Japan's Economy Rebound in 2020: Principal Global Investors's Baur

Bob Baur, chief global economist at Principal Global Investors, discusses the stimulus package in Japan and his outlook for the economy.
4mins
Bloomberg
FAA Says Won't Clear 737 Max Fixes Until 2020

FAA Says Won't Clear 737 Max Fixes Until 2020

U.S. government approvals needed to return Boeing Co.'s 737 Max to the skies won't be completed until 2020, the top U.S. aviation regulator said Wednesday, dashing the company's hopes to complete key milestones this year needed to end the aircraft...
4mins
Bloomberg
BlackRock Dives into the ETF Ecosystem & Authorized Participants

BlackRock Dives into the ETF Ecosystem & Authorized Participants

Samara Cohen, co-head of iShares markets and investments at BlackRock, talks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu about authorized participants (APs). The firm's recent report looked at how they play a role in the ETF ecosystem.
5mins
Bloomberg
Open to Partnerships in the ETF 'ANT' Race: Invesco's Draper

Open to Partnerships in the ETF 'ANT' Race: Invesco's Draper

Four new types of exchange-traded funds that allow money managers to hide their holdings have been approved by U.S. regulators. T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Natixis and Blue Tractor won permission from the Securities and Exchange Commission to create ...
7mins
Bloomberg
Innovation in Real-Estate ETFs Leads to the Popular Net-Lease Market

Innovation in Real-Estate ETFs Leads to the Popular Net-Lease Market

Bloomberg's Eric Balchunas and Scarlet Fu break down the NETLease Corporate Real Estate ETF (ticker: NETL) with Alexi Panagiotakopoulos, co-founder of Fundamental Income. The fund tracks an index that focuses on the publicly-traded net lease real ...
4mins
Bloomberg
Fed Pause Allows Asian Central Banks to Recalibrate: MUFG's Tan

Fed Pause Allows Asian Central Banks to Recalibrate: MUFG's Tan

Cliff Tan, global markets research head of east Asia at MUFG Bank, and Bob Baur, chief global economist at Principal Global Investors, discuss the Fed decision and its impact on Asian markets.
4mins
Bloomberg
Lockhart Says Fed Rate Action Unlikely in Next Few Months

Lockhart Says Fed Rate Action Unlikely in Next Few Months

Former Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart talks about monetary policy and the U.S. economy. The Fed left interest rates unchanged and signaled it would keep them on hold through 2020 amid a solid economy, sticking to the sidelines ...
8mins
Bloomberg
Andrew Left Sees Peloton Shares Dropping to $5 in 2020

Andrew Left Sees Peloton Shares Dropping to $5 in 2020

Peloton shares declined as much a 7.6% after Citron Research said it sees the stock falling to $5 per share in 2020.
2mins
Bloomberg
DocuSign Gains as Wall Street Praises Strength in Subscriptions

DocuSign Gains as Wall Street Praises Strength in Subscriptions

Dan Springer, Docusign Chief Executive Officer, discusses third-quarter earnings results.
2mins
Bloomberg
Options Market Shoes Investors' Concern

Options Market Shoes Investors' Concern

In this edition of "Options Insight," Oppenheimer & Co's Alon Rosin discusses how the options market is showing concerns even as equities trade near record highs. He also lays out his options strategy on Occidental Petroleum.
3mins
Bloomberg
Corbyn: Clearest choice in the election in British history

Corbyn: Clearest choice in the election in British history

Corbyn: Clearest choice in the election in British history
1min
ITN
Corbyn: Clearest choice in the election in British history

Corbyn: Clearest choice in the election in British history

Corbyn: Clearest choice in the election in British history
1min
ITN
Finding Balance in South Korea's New Surfing Scene

Finding Balance in South Korea's New Surfing Scene

Restaurant owner Jinsung Yang moved to the island of Jeju in search of great waves and a growing surf scene. Now he aims for a balance between work, family and the sea. (Video by Vicky Feng & Robin Fall)
3mins
Bloomberg
Antitrust Angst: T-Mobile and Sprint Head to Court Over Merger

Antitrust Angst: T-Mobile and Sprint Head to Court Over Merger

Kevin Arquit, Kasowitz Benson Torres partner and Bloomberg Intelligence's Jennifer Rie discuss the latest in the T-mobile, Sprint merger.
6mins
Bloomberg
Johnson speaks French during final rally before election

Johnson speaks French during final rally before election

Johnson speaks French during final rally before election
2mins
ITN
Economist Swonk Expects at Least One More Fed Rate Cut in 2020

Economist Swonk Expects at Least One More Fed Rate Cut in 2020

Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton chief economist, discusses the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy and the possibility of a recession in 2020 with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly, Carol Massar and Scarlet Fu.
2mins
Bloomberg
Guggenheim's Minerd Says the Fed Is 'Groping in the Dark'

Guggenheim's Minerd Says the Fed Is 'Groping in the Dark'

Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock Systemic Fixed Income senior portfolio manager, and Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners co-founder and Guggenheim Global chief investment officer, comment on the decision by the Federal Reserve to leave interest rates un...
2mins
Bloomberg
Surging Global Deal Volume Sends 'MNA' to Record High

Surging Global Deal Volume Sends 'MNA' to Record High

The ETF industry has something for everyone -- the IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF (ticker: MNA) seeks to identify investment opportunities in the global M&A market. The fund relies on a standard deals arbitrage playbook used by hedge funds and other inve...
2mins
Bloomberg
Gove blasts Corbyn during final rally before election

Gove blasts Corbyn during final rally before election

Gove blasts Corbyn during final rally before election
1min
ITN
Sen. Grassley Says USMCA Deal Is Very, Very Good

Sen. Grassley Says USMCA Deal Is Very, Very Good

Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, discusses the impact of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free-trade agreement.
4mins
Bloomberg
Powell Says Economic Outlook Favorable, Fed Policy 'Well-Positioned'

Powell Says Economic Outlook Favorable, Fed Policy 'Well-Positioned'

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington about the decision by the Fed's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee to leave interest rates unchanged and the outlook for the U.S. economy.
6mins
Bloomberg
Powell Says Fed Willing to Adapt Strategy on Bill Purchases

Powell Says Fed Willing to Adapt Strategy on Bill Purchases

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington about the decision by the Fed's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee to leave interest rates unchanged and the outlook for the U.S. economy.
1min
Bloomberg