How New Jersey Is Getting Its Lead Out | VR180

From Bloomberg. After rising public pressure and lawsuits over health concerns, the city of Newark, New Jersey (a half-hour from New York City) is undertaking one of the most ambitious and impactful infrastructure projects in the country: replacing all of its residential lead service lines within 2 years. In this 3D VR180 video, we visit…

How India’s Richest Man Fought to Build an Empire

From Bloomberg. Mukesh and Anil Ambani inherited their father’s fortune. But while Mukesh’s wealth grew to $60.1B making him India’s richest man, his brother’s net worth tumbled to less than $2B. The story of their diverging fortunes is steeped in a family feud that has captivated India for over a decade.  #India #Asia #QTProfiles ——–…

How to Make a Billion Dollars on Horse Racing

From Bloomberg. Bill Benter is the most successful gambler you’ve never heard of. After being banned from Vegas for beating the house at Blackjack, he turned to Hong Kong where he devised a system that could predict the horses. Around a billion dollars later, this is his story. Video by Tom Gibson #BWStorylines ——– Like…

Inside NYC’s Skinniest Supertall Skyscraper | VR180

From Bloomberg. Much has been made of New York’s 57th Street. It’s most luxurious street in the world; more houses were bought for north of $25 million in the last five years on Billionaire’s Row than on any other road globally. It’s also rife with super-tall skyscrapers: Central Park Tower, 432 Park Avenue, and 111 West 57th Street are each…

This Implant Helps The Paralyzed Walk Again

From Bloomberg. At the University of Louisville, researchers are using an epidural stimulator to allow patients with spinal cord injuries to stand and even walk again. Their accidental discovery of this treatment is changing our understanding of the spinal cord. #Prognosis #Science ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the…

India: All Growth, No Jobs | Stephanomics Podcast

From Bloomberg. Coming in 2020: Bloomberg is bringing select podcasts to YouTube. It’s an ongoing experiment and we want to hear your feedback, so let us know in the comments! Listen to the full podcast: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-27/india-all-growth-no-jobs?srnd=stephanomics For more Stephanomics: https://www.bloomberg.com/stephanomics ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word…

How Wall Street Silenced #MeToo

From Bloomberg. The finance industry’s mastery of a system of silence has prevented the revolution of the past two years from disturbing it. Instead, there’ve been only rare moments of revelation that hint at what future change might look like. Read Max Abelson and Katia Porzecanski’s full reporting here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-12-19/wall-street-keeps-avoiding-its-metoo-reckoning ——– Like this video? Subscribe…

In Korea, Makeup Isn’t Just For Women Anymore

From Bloomberg. Men’s makeup is especially popular in Korea as young men are growing up surrounded by heavily made-up K-pop Stars. Vlogger Min-Gi Kim is one of the increasing number of men who apply makeup daily. Video by Vicky Feng and Robin Fall, with assistance by Jihye Lee ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg…

Elon Musk: The Man, The Myth, The Meme

From Bloomberg. Billionaire CEO and ‘real-life Iron Man’ Elon Musk is the very public face and voice of his many companies. His style and transparency have earned him both failures and successes, not to mention a fair share of trouble. Quicktake by Bloomberg takes a closer look at one of the world’s most popular business…

From Saunas to Space Tech, Finland Is Hot

From Bloomberg. In Episode Three of Hello World Finland, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance goes hunting for the tech inventions pushing the limits of Finland’s innovative spirit and finds products ranging from trash sorting robots to satellites that can track just about everything on Earth. Of course, no visit to Finland would be complete without some…

How a $450 Million Loss Was Made to Disappear

From Bloomberg. 11 years after one of Europe’s biggest banking scandals, 13 executives have been sentenced and financial penalties of $175 million have been dealt. Bloomberg investigates how Deutsche Bank and Monte Dei Paschi cooked their books to make a half billion dollar loss disappear. Reporting by Elisa Martinuzzi For more about the Monte Paschi…

The Finns are Probably Living Better Than You

From Bloomberg. Finns are known as some of the happiest people on Earth. In this second installment of Hello World Finland, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance travels through Helsinki and Espoo to find out what makes Finns so clever, well adjusted and progressive. He discovers a food revolution taking place with new forms of protein, a…

How Trump’s Trade War Went From Method to Madness

From Bloomberg. Over the course of the US-China Trade War, the Trump administration’s aggressive policies and unpredictable behavior have lead to the negotiating table. But can this same strategy produce meaningful reform in China? ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news…

How Finland Survived The iPhone

From Bloomberg. Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads to Finland for a three-part exploration of this traditionally contented country’s tech industry. Episode One tackles the critical role Nokia once played in its economy, and the devastating impact Apple’s iPhone had on both. Since then, Finland has managed to revive the sector: Instead of the once-ubiquitous Nokia…

From Blade Runner to Uber, The Flying Car Beckons

From Bloomberg. Now that autonomous vehicles are being tested, it’s natural to ask: are flying cars next? From the vision of Blade Runner and Back to the Future to the reality of Tesla and Uber, Bloomberg QuickTake explains how close we are to personal flight. Video by Robin Fall ——– Like this video? Subscribe to…