How Evergrande Became China’s Biggest Financial Headache

From Bloomberg. Once one of China’s most successful developers, Evergrande has been labeled a defaulter and is more than $300 billion in debt. Now it’s racing to restructure as bondholders warn of possible enforcement action. #Asia #TheBreakdown #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake…

Meet The Facebook Regulator Who Banned Trump

From Bloomberg. Emma Barnett meets former Danish Prime Minister and Meta/Facebook Oversight Board Co-Chair Helle Thorning-Schmidt to discuss the company’s decision to suspend Donald Trump and whether social media can be a force for good. #EmmaBarnettShow #BloombergQuicktake #Interview ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake…

This $50 Trillion Bet on Blockchain Could Change An Industry

From Bloomberg. Blockchain may one day eliminate inefficiencies and lack of transparency in supply chains. While slow in coming, this revolution would benefit not only customers and brands, but the “invisible" workers who power global trade. #Blockchain #SystemShock #BloomberQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to…

Why America Isn’t Ready for the Next Pandemic

From Bloomberg. Genomic surveillance is a critical tool that helps current vaccines remain effective by monitoring viral mutations. But a lack of funding and political will means America remains vulnerable to the next pandemic. #Pandemic #Storylines #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained:…

Elif Shafak Says Femicide in Turkey Is on the Rise | The Emma Barnett Show

From Bloomberg. Emma Barnett meets the British-Turkish writer Elif Shafak and discusses violence against women under Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, sexual identity and being investigated for writing fiction. ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We…

John Deere Is Facing a Farmer Revolt

From Bloomberg. John Deere boasted record profits in 2021 and finally struck a deal with striking union workers. But now it has a bigger problem: farmers are revolting against restrictions on how they repair complex equipment. #Technology #TheBreakdown #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to…

From Bitcoin to DeFi (in 12 Short Years)

From Bloomberg. Even if you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably familiar with Bitcoin. Now, just as crypto disrupted the concept of value, decentralized finance is poised to disrupt finance itself. The populist movement promises huge returns for daring investors. But with DeFi’s promise of inclusion comes risk and uncertainty. #Crypto #SystemShock #BloombergQuicktake ——–…

The Fall of the World’s Flashiest Scammer

From Bloomberg. Ramon Abbas perfected a simple internet scam that helped him launder millions of dollars, riches he shamelessly flaunted on Instagram. Better known as @Hushpuppi, the young Nigerian became a fixture among the global elite as fashion houses showered him with gifts. But his fame would ultimately be his downfall. #BreakDown #Scams #BloombergQuicktake ——–…

India Is Doing Space Travel, on a Budget

From Bloomberg. India is one of only a handful of nations that have sent probes to the moon and Mars. But the most impressive part of its space program is its cost-effectiveness. Unlike other government space organizations, India’s agency is extremely efficient, with the lowest cost-per-kilogram in the industry. Now India is throwing open its doors to private companies…

How Texas Could Solve Our Toxic Chemical Problem

From Bloomberg. Solugen Bio has built a chemical plant that produces all manner of chemical-based products using bio-based feedstock instead of fossil fuels. It also doesn’t create waste and may help fight the climate crisis. #Energy #HelloWorld #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake…

Ai Weiwei Doesn’t Care What the Critics Think | The Emma Barnett Show

From Bloomberg. Emma Barnett meets with the acclaimed artist and dissident Ai Weiwei to talk about his detention in China, his fight for human rights and the art of protest. ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium…

The Rise and Fall of Parler

From Bloomberg. During the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, fact-checking and warning labels by big social media platforms prompted some users to use alternative apps like Parler, which promise less content moderation. But the Jan. 6 insurrection and an unforgiving business model proved its undoing. #TheBreakDown #SocialMedia #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a…

Manned Mission to Mars Goes Through Europe

From Bloomberg. Some of NASA’s greatest missions have been in collaboration with ESA. Now, the European Space Agency is getting even more ambitious. It’s an essential partner in humans returning to the Moon, and going to Mars. #Space #GiantLeap #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe…

The Black Tattoo Master Building a Movement in Atlanta

From Bloomberg. Miya Bailey has perfected tattooing darker skin, which the industry has long ignored. Now he’s expanding into the world of fine art, bringing along the Black Atlanta community he’s helped build over the decades. #Tattoo #MADE #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to…

How to Make a Killing Calling Companies Green

From Bloomberg. MSCI, the largest ESG rating company, doesn’t even try to measure the impact of a corporation on the world. It’s all about whether the world might mess with the bottom line. #ESG #Storylines #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup…

Space Mining Is Here, Led by This Tiny Country

From Bloomberg. With a decades-long track record of making space a profitable business, Luxembourg is betting big on everything from space resources, satellites and training the next generation of space entrepreneurs. #Space #GiantLeap #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals…

How the Global Vaccine Campaign Has Succeeded—and Failed

From Bloomberg. The global Covid-19 vaccination campaign, the largest in history, has seen great triumphs and tragic failures. This is the inside story of how the worldwide battle to end the pandemic took shape. #Covid19 #Storylines #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained:…

The Two Wall Street Liberals Behind ESG’s $35 Trillion Explosion

From Bloomberg. Robert Schwartz and Robert Zevin were Wall Street curiosities. At the height of an era defined by Ivan Boesky’s mantra of greed, the two leftists pioneered what became known as sustainable investing. #ESG #Storylines #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained:…

The Hidden History Behind a Master Blademaker’s Knives

From Bloomberg. Quintin Middleton’s intricately made knives highlight his unparalleled craftsmanship while revealing the hidden history of enslaved African Americans and their contributions to the blacksmith industry. #History #MADE #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium…

Did Avocado Cartels Kill the Butterfly King?

From Bloomberg. Homero Gómez González put himself between a threatened species and Mexico’s avocado and timber industries. Then he disappeared. #Mystery #Storylines #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and…

How India Became the New Hope for Tech Investors

From Bloomberg. This year has witnessed a breakout for India’s startups. Companies going public in 2021 have raised record cash. But they also face unique challenges to grow even bigger. For exclusive insights from Bloomberg’s technology reporters around the world, sign up for Fully Charged, a daily newsletter from Bloomberg Technology: https://www.bloomberg.com/account/newsletters/technology?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=technl&utm_content=quicktake #India+ #Tech #BloombergQuicktake…

Japan Is Quietly Preparing the Way for Humans In Space

From Bloomberg. Material samples from asteroids may be instrumental to figuring out humanity’s next steps into the solar system. Japan’s young space agency, JAXA, has become the expert at going to get them. #Space #GiantLeap #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup…

The Godfather of Wind’s New Floating Revolution

From Bloomberg. Earth’s electricity needs could be met 11 times over if we filled our oceans with wind turbines. The problem is they’re too expensive to build in deep water. Could floating technology change that? Presented by Sabic. #TheSpark #Green #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join…

I Tasted The (Delicious) Meat Grown in These Vats

From Bloomberg. Upside Foods opened the largest synthetic meat factory in the world. It’s designed to grow thousands of pounds of chicken, beef and pork. Backed by Bill Gates and Richard Branson, Upside is betting consumers will go for vat-grown meat. #Food #HelloWorld #BloombergQuicktake About Hello World: Meet the exotic, colorful, and endlessly entertaining characters…

Plants May One Day Provide Nickel for Your EV Battery

From Bloomberg. Agro-mining is the process of growing plants that absorb metals from the ground. The science is solid, but will this innovation ever be scalable enough to reduce traditional, destructive mining practices? Presented by Sabic. #Science #TheSpark #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to…

This Human Brain Slicer Could Unlock the Mind’s Secrets

From Bloomberg. There’s a multibillion-dollar race going on to build the first complete map of the brain, something scientists are calling the "connectome." It involves slicing the brain into thousands of pieces, and then digitally stitching them back together using a powerful AI algorithm. Presented by Polestar #HelloWorld #Science #BloombergQuicktake About Hello World: Meet the…

How Short-Changed Black Colleges Are Fighting For Equal Funding

From Bloomberg. Since 1890, Historically Black Colleges have offered the promise of equal access to higher education. But former Confederate states haven’t always provided equal funding. In Tennessee, one legislator is now pushing to finally balance the books. #Storylines #Education #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join…

Why the Metaverse Is Fashion’s Next Goldmine | The Business of Fashion Show

From Bloomberg. Founder and CEO of The Business of Fashion Imran Amed steps into the virtual realm with the pioneering entrepreneurs behind Ledger, The Dematerialised and RFTKT Studios to discover why the metaverse is being seen as the next fashion goldmine. Visit https://www.businessoffashion.com for fashion news, analysis and business intelligence from the leading digital authority on the global fashion industry.…

India’s Billionaires Are Facing Off in Race to Green Energy

From Bloomberg. India has pledged to reach net-zero by 2070 despite its massive reliance on fossil fuels. Its two richest men, Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani, are competing to dominate that new green economy. —For the latest political news, analysis, charts, and dispatches from around the globe, sign up for Balance of Power, a daily…

How An Unemployed Trader Became a $700 Million Exile

From Bloomberg. Sanjay Shah used an obscure loophole to go from unemployed trader to $700 million whale in just a few years. Now regulators are after him for what they consider the biggest tax heist in European history. Read more about this notorious tax heist in Bloomberg Businessweek: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-06/the-unemployed-trader-who-became-a-700-million-cum-ex-exile #Storylines #Trading #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this…

Is India The Next China?

From Bloomberg. Although India has lagged behind China since both countries opened up to the world in the 1980s, the Indian government is now taking steps to finally challenge its biggest economic competitor. —For the latest political news, analysis, charts, and dispatches from around the globe, sign up for Balance of Power, a daily newsletter…

Slippery Floors Can Kill. This Man Wants to Fix That.

From Bloomberg. Russell Kendzior is an expert witness and former flooring salesman who went rogue and started his own walkway safety nonprofit. As slip-and-falls grow, his mission may soon find its footing. Read more about this story in Bloomberg Businessweek: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2021-10-29/america-s-slip-and-fall-king-wants-to-save-you-from-a-workplace-wipeout #Storylines #Safety #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for…

How Formula E Is Electrifying Racing

From Bloomberg. Netflix’s “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” has reinvigorated car racing. Now Formula E’s founder is trying to electrify the sport and persuade automakers to adopt green tech. #FormulaE #BusinessOfSports #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s…

The Promise and Threat of China’s Smart Cities

From Bloomberg. China’s smart city technology may improve urban life and bring economic benefits. But it also advances the existing surveillance state. Now other nations are worried about its implications. #China #Cities #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is…

How Hollywood’s Backing is Making Soccer a Big Business

From Bloomberg. The profit potential for women’s sports is increasing. For venture capitalists, celebrities and sports legends, new revenue streams and shifting fan behavior may soon deliver huge returns. On this week’s Business of Sports, Jason Kelly visits Los Angeles’s newest team, soccer club Angel City FC. Backed by a star-studded list of investors, including…

China’s Race for AI Supremacy

From Bloomberg. Artificial intelligence is set to revolutionize the world, empowering those nations that fully harness its potential. The U.S. is still seen as the world AI leader, but China is catching up. The race is central to the U.S.-China rivalry and a critical facet of the economic and military competition that will define the…