Problems With Lithium-Ion Batteries Used in Electric Vehicles

Problems With Lithium-Ion Batteries Used in Electric Vehicles

Lithium Batteries, the main power supply in electric vehicles, are not without challenges. In the series "EVs: The Brink of Change", Bloomberg's Alix Steel looks at the commodities used to construct EV batteries, their merits as well as limitations.
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Tracking End-of-Month Re-Balancing

Tracking End-of-Month Re-Balancing

Quarter-end strains may add to the skittishness of an already volatile market. End of the month tweaks to money manager portfolios may add as much as $1 trillion to stock markets according to strategists.
Singapore Dollar Further Weakness Expected, NAB's Tan Says

Singapore Dollar Further Weakness Expected, NAB's Tan Says

Christy Tan, head of markets strategy and research for Asia at National Australia Bank, discusses the outlook for the region's currencies including the Singapore dollar and the Chinese yuan.
Trump: Well on Way to Recovery by June

Trump: Well on Way to Recovery by June

The top infectious disease expert in the U.S. is warning coronavirus deaths in the U.S. could possibly hit 200,000. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump told reporters that he hopes the economy is back on track by June 1.
China Delivery Giant ZTO: Virus Definitely Impacting Business

China Delivery Giant ZTO: Virus Definitely Impacting Business

Huiping Yan, chief financial offer of Chinese delivery giant ZTO Express, discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting demand for the company's services.
Fidelity Looking at Opportunities Across China, India: Samant

Fidelity Looking at Opportunities Across China, India: Samant

Medha Samant, director of investment at Fidelity International, discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting economies and markets, and where she sees opportunities.
Brent Crude Falls to 17-Year Low

Brent Crude Falls to 17-Year Low

Crude dropped to its lowest in 17-years as virus lockdowns cascade through the world's largest economies. The market has been roiled by cratering demand and an unmanageable surplus while Russia and Saudi Arabia remain at odds about curbing output.
China Says 30 of 31 New Virus Cases on Mar. 29 Were Imported

China Says 30 of 31 New Virus Cases on Mar. 29 Were Imported

The Chinese government says 30 of the 31 new confirmed coronavirus cases have been import. It comes after the country sealed its borders to foreigners on Saturday.
Virus Outbreak Continues to Disrupt Global Supply Chains: Kearny's Hong

Virus Outbreak Continues to Disrupt Global Supply Chains: Kearny's Hong

Per Hong, senior partner at Kearney, discusses the coronavirus impact on supply chains.
New Indonesia & India Restrictions

New Indonesia & India Restrictions

Two of the most populous nations in Asia, India and Indonesia, are increasing restrictions on personal movement as migrant workers in both nations try to return home and therefore raising the prospect of further spreading of the virus.
Monetary Authority of Singapore Eases Policy, Reduces Currency Band Slope to Zero

Monetary Authority of Singapore Eases Policy, Reduces Currency Band Slope to Zero

Selina Ling, head of treasury research and strategy for global treasury at OCBC Bank, discusses the moves by the Singapore Monetary Authority to ease policy and reduce the slope of its currency band to zero.
How Should the U.S. Combat the Coronavirus?

How Should the U.S. Combat the Coronavirus?

Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research at the University of Minnesota, talks about the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus outbreak. In an opinion piece he co-write for the New York Times, Osterholm dis...
Trump Says Extending Coronavirus Guidelines to April 30

Trump Says Extending Coronavirus Guidelines to April 30

President Donald Trump says his administration expects the peak of deaths in the U.S. coronavirus outbreak to be reached in about two weeks, and that he would extend guidelines for Americans to distance themselves from one another until April 30. ...
Stock Market Looking Forward To U.S. Stimulus Package, Says WealthWise Financial's Gilbert

Stock Market Looking Forward To U.S. Stimulus Package, Says WealthWise Financial's Gilbert

WealthWise Financial President, Loreen Gilbert, discusses the U.S. stimulus package and jobless claims.
Healthy Population Should Come Before Healthy Economy: Summers

Healthy Population Should Come Before Healthy Economy: Summers

Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary, dismisses Lloyd Blankfein's tweet prioritizing the economy in the midst of a public health crisis and gives his take on the $2 trillion stimulus bill that recently passed through the House. He...
Trade Impact Is Worse Than 2008 Crisis, Says WTO Director General

Trade Impact Is Worse Than 2008 Crisis, Says WTO Director General

Roberto Azevedo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, discusses his view on the impact the COVID-19 crisis will have on trade and the global economy.
Steve Ballmer Talks Coronavirus, Data, Markets and More

Steve Ballmer Talks Coronavirus, Data, Markets and More

Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, discusses his view on the effect the coronavirus will have on markets and Big Tech.
Trump Orders GM to Build Ventilators

Trump Orders GM to Build Ventilators

President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to order General Motors to make ventilators. Trump appointed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro to coordinate actions under the DPA. They both spoke at The White House.
Trump Signs Historic $2 Trillion Virus Relief Package Into Law

Trump Signs Historic $2 Trillion Virus Relief Package Into Law

President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus package in U.S. history on Friday, a $2 trillion bill intended to rescue the coronavirus-battered economy.
Ballmer Says Suspension of NBA Season Will Cost Clippers 'Eight Digits'

Ballmer Says Suspension of NBA Season Will Cost Clippers 'Eight Digits'

Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, says the suspension of the NBA season will cost the Clippers more than $10 million. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Markets: What...
Ballmer Expects Markets to 'Stay Depressed for Some Time'

Ballmer Expects Markets to 'Stay Depressed for Some Time'

Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, says it is safe to assume the volatility in markets will continue for some time. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd ...
Ballmer Says U.S. Virus Data Show 'Light at the End of the Tunnel'

Ballmer Says U.S. Virus Data Show 'Light at the End of the Tunnel'

Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, discusses his initiative USAFacts, which aims to make government data more accessible, and says he sees signs of the virus curve flattening. He speaks...
NY Governor Cuomo Says It's Time to Kick Coronavirus A*ss

NY Governor Cuomo Says It's Time to Kick Coronavirus A*ss

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks to New York National Guard troops at the Javits Center where a 1,000 bed hospital has been set up.
Thomas Piketty on How a Crisis Can Redefine the Economy

Thomas Piketty on How a Crisis Can Redefine the Economy

Political economist and author of "Capital and Ideology," Thomas Piketty, discusses how the coronavirus will have a lasting impact on the economy.
Stiglitz Says U.S. Did Not Learn Lessons From 2008 Financial Crisis

Stiglitz Says U.S. Did Not Learn Lessons From 2008 Financial Crisis

Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University professor and Nobel Laureate in Economics, talks about how the U.S. economy can recover from the coronavirus pandemic.