Current Affairs Shows

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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.
4 Episodes
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

Professor Lipkin: There Is Much We Don't Know About the Coronavirus

Professor Lipkin: There Is Much We Don't Know About the Coronavirus

Ian Lipkin, John Snow professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University, talks about the worsening coronavirus crisis.
7mins
Bloomberg
Where to Find Opportunities During a Market Pullback?

Where to Find Opportunities During a Market Pullback?

Kimberly Forrest, founder of Bokeh Capital Partners, discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting U.S. stocks and Treasuries, and where she sees opportunities.
5mins
Bloomberg
Bernie Sanders National Press Secretary on Resonating With Voters

Bernie Sanders National Press Secretary on Resonating With Voters

Bernie Sanders National Press Secretary Briahna Joy Gray discusses the key issues of the 2020 presidential campaign with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, Scarlet Fu and Romaine Bostick on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
8mins
Bloomberg
S&P 500 Posted Biggest One-Day Decline Since Oct. 2

S&P 500 Posted Biggest One-Day Decline Since Oct. 2

Eaton Vance Equity Portfolio Manager, Yana Barton speaks to Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu, Romaine Bostick, Joe Weisenthal and Luke Kawa on her perspective on the markets
6mins
Bloomberg
Dunn family say Foreign Secretary is 'batting for Harry'

Dunn family say Foreign Secretary is 'batting for Harry'

Dunn family say Foreign Secretary is 'batting for Harry'
2mins
ITN
Piper Sandler's Johnson Expects a Deeper Pullback in Tech Stocks

Piper Sandler's Johnson Expects a Deeper Pullback in Tech Stocks

Craig Johnson, Piper Sander senior research analyst, discusses the outlook for tech stocks with Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs on "Bloomberg Technology."
2mins
Bloomberg
Driver Management Founder Abbott Cooper's Predictions for Bank M&A

Driver Management Founder Abbott Cooper's Predictions for Bank M&A

Abbott Cooper, Driver Management founder and managing member, discusses his M&A expectations for the banking industry in 2020 with Bloomberg's Ed Hammond on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
6mins
Bloomberg
Dunn family say Foreign Secretary is 'batting for Harry'

Dunn family say Foreign Secretary is 'batting for Harry'

Dunn family say Foreign Secretary is 'batting for Harry'
2mins
ITN
How Gold House Uses Social Media, Ticket Buying to Support Diverse Stories in Film

How Gold House Uses Social Media, Ticket Buying to Support Diverse Stories in Film

In this edition of "Bloomberg Equality," Bing Chen, Gold House co-founder and chairman, discusses supporting diverse stories in film through social media and ticket buying.
5mins
Bloomberg
Wells Fargo Scandals Are Far From Resolved

Wells Fargo Scandals Are Far From Resolved

Bloomberg's Hannah Levitt reports on the progress of Wells Fargo & Co.'s efforts to resolve scandals.
2mins
Bloomberg
What to Expect From Apple Earnings

What to Expect From Apple Earnings

Apple heads into earnings doing an about-face from one year ago. Despite Tim Cook cutting its revenue guidance in 2019, many analysts are now bullish going into 2020 because of 5G, AirPods and Apple TV+. Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs reports.
2mins
Bloomberg
Silver Poised to Trade Higher, Interactive Brokers' Sosnick Says

Silver Poised to Trade Higher, Interactive Brokers' Sosnick Says

In this edition of "Charting Futures," Steve Sosnick of Interactive Brokers examines silver futures with Bloomberg's Abigail Doolittle on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
4mins
Bloomberg
Casper Sleep to Test Wall Street's Risk Appetite Post-WeWork

Casper Sleep to Test Wall Street's Risk Appetite Post-WeWork

Online mattress retailer Casper Sleep Inc. plans to raise as much as $159 million in its initial public offering, setting up a test of investor appetite for pioneering firms whose losses have grown with their revenue.
2mins
Bloomberg
How Can the Coronavirus Impact China's Economy?

How Can the Coronavirus Impact China's Economy?

John Quelch, dean at University of Miami Herbert Business School, examines the potential economic impact the spread of the coronavirus could have on China's economy.
10mins
Bloomberg
Johns Hopkins' Toner Expects to See More Coronavirus Cases in U.S.

Johns Hopkins' Toner Expects to See More Coronavirus Cases in U.S.

Dr. Eric Toner, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar, discusses the efforts to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets." The Bloomberg School of Public Health is sup...
4mins
Bloomberg
PGIM's Hyat Warns Investors Not to Overreact to Coronavirus Threat

PGIM's Hyat Warns Investors Not to Overreact to Coronavirus Threat

Taimur Hyat, PGIM chief operating officer, discusses how the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus is impacting financial markets with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."
3mins
Bloomberg
Banks Are Handing Out Beefed-Up Credit Lines No One Asked For

Banks Are Handing Out Beefed-Up Credit Lines No One Asked For

Credit card issuers have found a way to make more money from borrowers. They're raising the spending limits for many of them, even though they didn't ask. The story is in Bloomberg Businessweek.
1min
Bloomberg
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Holocaust survivors

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Holocaust survivors

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet Holocaust survivors in London
3mins
ITN
Janus Henderson Says 'Game-Changer' Virus Has Woken Up Markets

Janus Henderson Says 'Game-Changer' Virus Has Woken Up Markets

Ash Alankar, global head of asset allocation at Janus Henderson, discusses market reaction to the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
2mins
Bloomberg
Quarantines Don't Work and Cause Mass Panic, NYU's Gounder Says

Quarantines Don't Work and Cause Mass Panic, NYU's Gounder Says

Dr. Celine Gounder, New York University assistant professor in the department of medicine, discusses the efforts to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
2mins
Bloomberg
Coronavirus Spread Self-Sustaining, Won't Stop With Warmer Weather: CFR

Coronavirus Spread Self-Sustaining, Won't Stop With Warmer Weather: CFR

Thomas Bollyky, senior fellow for global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the factors behind the spread of the deadly coronavirus, a possible vaccine, and the likely source of the contagion.
5mins
Bloomberg
Can Tech Earnings Reinforce Sky High Valuations?

Can Tech Earnings Reinforce Sky High Valuations?

James Cakmak, partner at Clockwise Capital, examines the state of the tech industry as the Nasdaq 100 sits at its highest valuation since 2007.
2mins
Bloomberg
Schumer Says Senate Must Vote to Call Bolton as Witness

Schumer Says Senate Must Vote to Call Bolton as Witness

Senator Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, says it's clear former National Security Advisor John Bolton should be called on to testify at the impeachment trial of President Trump.
2mins
Bloomberg
What to Watch for in Federal Reserve, Bank of England Rate Decisions

What to Watch for in Federal Reserve, Bank of England Rate Decisions

The Federal Reserve and Bank of England deliver their latest interest rate decisions this week and Bloomberg's Michel McKee highlights the main points to watch for from the central banks.
2mins
Bloomberg
Romney Says It's Likely More Republicans Want to Hear From Bolton

Romney Says It's Likely More Republicans Want to Hear From Bolton

Senatot Mitt Romney, a Republican from Utah, says it's increasingly likely that at least four Republican senators will support hearing testimony from President Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton during the Senate impeachment trial.
18secs
Bloomberg
Deutsche Bank Probed Over Payments to Saudi Adviser: FT

Deutsche Bank Probed Over Payments to Saudi Adviser: FT

German prosecutors are investigating an alleged $1.1 million payment by two former Deutsche Bank AG employees. According to a report in the Financial Times, the payment was an attempt to secure the wealth management business of a senior Saudi royal.
1min
Bloomberg
Virus Spread Prompts Growth Concerns

Virus Spread Prompts Growth Concerns

Kristen Bitterly of Citi Private Bank, Michael Purves of Tallbacken Capital Advisors, and Mark Connors of Credit Suisse discuss the spread of the Coronavirus and its potential impact on markets and global growth.
5mins
Bloomberg
First GM Electric Truck to Start Production in 2021, President Reuss Says

First GM Electric Truck to Start Production in 2021, President Reuss Says

General Motors Co. President Mark Reuss discusses the automaker's plans to build electric pickups and SUVs at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant, progress on autonomous vehicle development, and the impact of coronavirus crisis in China on production and ...
6mins
Bloomberg
Looking for Market Opportunity in Virus Selloff: Bulltick's Rooney Vera

Looking for Market Opportunity in Virus Selloff: Bulltick's Rooney Vera

Kathryn Rooney Vera, head of research and strategy at Bulltick, and Lori Calvasina, head of U.S. strategy at RBC Capital Markets, examine market reaction to the coronavirus and the questions investors face about the market's next move.
1min
Bloomberg
Pimco Sees 'Coupon-Clipping Year' for Bond Market

Pimco Sees 'Coupon-Clipping Year' for Bond Market

Tony Crescenzi, portfolio manager at Pimco, says 'don't expect much to change this year" in the bond market as he explains the firm's outlook.
2mins
Bloomberg
Salvini Suffers Setback in Italian Vote

Salvini Suffers Setback in Italian Vote

The Democratic Party, the main establishment force in Italy's government, roared back to life on Sunday with a convincing victory in a key regional vote that shut down talk of a snap election.
2mins
Bloomberg
Boris: I respectfully disagree with the Taoiseach

Boris: I respectfully disagree with the Taoiseach

Boris Johnson has said he disagrees with his Irish counterpart on Brexit
27secs
ITN
Boris: We’re doing everything to reassure those in Wuhan

Boris: We’re doing everything to reassure those in Wuhan

Boris Johnson confirms Corona screening for people entering the UK
1min
ITN
Italy's Government Remains `Chaotic,' Teneo Says

Italy's Government Remains `Chaotic,' Teneo Says

Wolfango Piccoli, director of research at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the outlook for Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's government after the Democratic Party, the main establishment force in the coalition, roared back to life on Sunday wit...
3mins
Bloomberg
Investors Taking Shortest Route Out of Markets on Virus News: Economist

Investors Taking Shortest Route Out of Markets on Virus News: Economist

Peter Dixon, global equities economist at Commerzbank, examines market reaction to the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
2mins
Bloomberg
Kobe Bryant's NBA Legacy On and Off the Court

Kobe Bryant's NBA Legacy On and Off the Court

Basketball icon Kobe Bryant, who won 5 NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, has died in a helicopter crash in California.
3mins
Bloomberg
Thomas Markel: I feel very sorry for the Queen

Thomas Markel: I feel very sorry for the Queen

Thomas Markel says Harry and Meghan knew what they were getting into
1min
ITN
Bolton Leak Describes Trump Linking Ukraine Aid to Biden Probe

Bolton Leak Describes Trump Linking Ukraine Aid to Biden Probe

An explosive leak from former National Security Advisor John Bolton's unpublished book that says President Donald Trump wanted to freeze aid to Ukraine until its government investigated his political rival threatens to scramble the politics of the...
3mins
Bloomberg
As Virus Sends Ripples Through Markets, How Are Currencies Affected?

As Virus Sends Ripples Through Markets, How Are Currencies Affected?

Kit Juckes, chief FX strategist at Societe Generale, discusses the outlook for the global economy and currencies as the intensifying concern about the human impact of the deadly coronavirus sends ripples through markets.
2mins
Bloomberg
China Virus: Health Officials Race to Find Effective Treatment

China Virus: Health Officials Race to Find Effective Treatment

As China's viral outbreak, a strain of the coronavirus family of pathogens, spreads to four continents, global health experts are racing to find an effective treatment.
3mins
Bloomberg
Australia Confirms Fifth Coronavirus Case

Australia Confirms Fifth Coronavirus Case

Australia confirmed a fifth case of coronavirus on Monday. "I'm advised that all five remain stable," Brendan Murphy, Australia's chief medical officer, said at a news conference. "There are a number of other Australians who have been tested and h...
1min
Bloomberg
Chances of a German Recession Are Falling: Ifo's Fuest

Chances of a German Recession Are Falling: Ifo's Fuest

Clemens Fuest, president at Ifo Institute, discusses the latest reading of German business confidence.
3mins
Bloomberg
Libya's Top Banker Calls for International Community to End Crisis

Libya's Top Banker Calls for International Community to End Crisis

Central Bank of Libya Governor Sadiq Al-Kabir says he is asking the international community to help end the shutdown of Libya's oil ports by Eastern Military Commander Khalifa Haftar. One of Haftar's main demands has been the removal of Kabir and ...
13mins
Bloomberg
Coronavirus Vaccines Won't Be Online for 5 or 6 Months, Says Scientist Tregoning

Coronavirus Vaccines Won't Be Online for 5 or 6 Months, Says Scientist Tregoning

John Tregoning, research scientist at Imperial College of London's Department of Infectious Disease, discusses the spread of coronavirus, the fatality rate and vaccines being developed to combat the disease.
5mins
Bloomberg
Starmer: Leadership is ‘not the job of one person’

Starmer: Leadership is ‘not the job of one person’

Sir Keir Starmer says Labour leadership ‘is not the job of one person’
1min
ITN
Virus Fears Drive Sell-Off

Virus Fears Drive Sell-Off

James Athey, senior investment manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses the selloff in markets on fear of the economic and human impact of the deadly coronavirus.
4mins
Bloomberg
`Low Visibility' at Time of Bryant Crash: LA Sheriff

`Low Visibility' at Time of Bryant Crash: LA Sheriff

The sheriff of Los Angeles County said there was low visibility at the time of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash on Sunday. Basketball great Bryant, his daughter and seven others were killed when their helicopter plunged into a steep hillside in de...
1min
Bloomberg
Grammy Stars React to Kobe Bryant Death

Grammy Stars React to Kobe Bryant Death

Stars attending the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles paid tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant who died Sunday in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people. The ceremony took place at the Staples Center, home of...
3mins
Bloomberg