Consumer/Retail

Smokin’ E-Cigarette Sales Burning the Real Things

In today’s “Single Best Chart,” Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu displays the slowing retail sales of tobacco cigarettes as e-cigarettes take hold in the marketplace on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

This Man Won $15M at Blackjack, How Did He Do It?

Las Vegas high roller Don Johnson wins millions playing blackjack. He doesn’t lie, cheat or steal. He just knows how to play the game. Learn how one gambler transformed himself from mediocre card player into the man who won $15 million from some of the biggest casinos in the business.

Bitcoin Tops $1,000 on Online Exchange

Bitcoin Tops $1,000 on Online Exchange Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols reports on Bitcoin’s surge and the reasons why it’s so popular. He speaks to Anna Edwards and Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television’s “Countdown.”

How Do FDA Regulations Impact the E-Cig Industry?

On today’s “Regnomix,” Victory Electronic Cigarettes CEO Brent D. Willis discusses his company’s strategy and why he supports moves to raise the smoking age.

What Hedge Funds Want From Fannie and Freddie

What Wall Street investors like Bill Ackman, Bruce Berkowitz and John Paulson are looking for out of their very big bets on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac–as the President and top Republicans are trying to figure out how to shut Fannie and Freddie down.

Record-Breaking Auctions for 2013

2013 has been a banner year for auctions of high-end collectibles like cars, jewels and art. Troubled hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is a major player in the collectibles game — not only did he buy the most expensive piece of art ever sold to a U.S. citizen, he’s also putting his own art collection up for auction at Sotheby’s this week. Here’s a look at 2013’s biggest record-smashing auction sales.

The Reality of Canadian Debt Levels

A look at the realities of Canadian debt levels, the direction of Canadian housing, the trend of Canadian stocks, and the Fed’s real intentions.

Best Countries for Expats

On today’s “Off The Charts,” Scarlet Fu looks at the best countries to live in overseas. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.”

What does the Canada/EU Trade Deal Mean for Canadians?

The Bottom Line Panel explains the ins and outs of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement that Canada signed with the EU. What does the Canada/EU trade deal mean for Canadians?

The Subprime Crisis Obama is Allowing, But Doesn’t Want You to Know

The subprime crisis Obama is allowing but doesn’t want you to know, a shocking employment statistic, how QE really works Canadian housing numbers, the truth about the stock market’s rise and the amount of money borrowed by hedge funds (it’s a BIG number), the amount of borrowed money it takes to achieve $1 of GDP activity

Will Government Shutdown Affect Housing?

Will Government Shutdown Affect Housing? Nela Richardson discusses the fallout in the housing market from the government shutdown.

Why You Should Care About a Government Shutdown

Betty Liu reports on the top reasons American’s should care about the U.S. government shutdown.