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Macro View, U.S. Focus
Curated macro and markets analysis for the U.S. audience.
A stripe of one dollar notes travel through a large examining packaging equipment machine after receiving a $100 currency strap at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Republican efforts to pass a fiscal year 2016 budget cleared another hurdle as the House named its members to a conference committee and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to do the same by the end of the week. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
Macro View, Europe Focus
Curated macro and markets analysis for the European audience.
Euro notes and coins are seen in this arranged photograph at a currency exchange in Helsinki, Finland, on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Finland's government decided to send the second Greek rescue to parliament, the Helsinki-based cabinet said in an e-mailed statement today. Photographer: Ville Mannikko/Bloomberg
Economics Europe
Macro View, Asia Focus
Curated macro and markets analysis for the Asian audience.
Economics Asia

Capital Markets

High-yield bonds and leveraged loans
Coverage of corporate bond and loan markets, including new issues, trading and restructuring.
A Habanero chile is weighed during a quality inspection in the laboratory at the Znova Agro packaging facility in Merida, Mexico, on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Habanero chile producers in the Yucatan region are moving away from using pesticides and other chemicals in order to comply with international standards for organic foods and increase exports. Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg
Leveraged Capital & Distress
Muni news, analysis and data from the best team in the business.
An Advanced Asphalt Co. employee clears asphalt from a manhole cover on a state highway in Streator, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The U.S. Congress in May voted to extend federal funds for highways and mass-transit programs through July while lawmakers work on a longer-term financing plan. The Highway Trust Fund's authority to reimburse states for transportation spending was set to expire May 31, at the start of the summer construction season. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
Municipal Market
Sustainability Bets Pay Off for Venture Capital as Big Companies Hunt for Growth

Alternative Investments

Hedge Funds Mandate, U.S. Focus
Exclusive U.S.-focused news and data on launches, mandates, new hires, strategies, returns and more.
A Wall Street street sign is displayed in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, April 18, 2016. U.S. stocks advanced after erasing an early decline, as investors shook off oil's losses on failed output talks and looked toward this week's bevy of corporate earnings. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg
Hedge Funds
Hedge Funds Mandate, Europe Focus
Exclusive Europe-focused news and data on launches, mandates, new hires, strategies, returns and more.
A pedestrian passes the London Stock Exchange on Paternoster Square in the City of London, U.K., on Thursday, May 7, 2009. TMX Group Inc. , owner of Canada’s main equities and derivatives market, agreed to pay 4.35 million pounds ($6.5 million) for a 19.9 percent stake in EDX London
Ltd., London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s derivatives business.
Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg News
Hedge Funds Europe
Hedge Funds Mandate, Asia Focus
Exclusive Asia-focused news and data on launches, mandates, new hires, strategies, returns and more.
Pedestrians cross an intersection in Central, Hong Kong, China, on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Photographer: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg
Hedge Funds Asia
Linking Investors & Funds
Exclusive news and analysis on PE, VC and real estate for fund managers and their investors.
Private Equity
Digging Deep
Data and analysis of how the real estate market is being shaped by forces like green building and the millennial generation.
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Real Estate


Powerful Intelligence
Insight on natural gas, LNG, pipelines, coal, renewables and transmission.
Power lines carry electricity generated by Itaipu dam near Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The hydroelectric dam, located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay, is owned jointly by the two countries. The dam supplies almost 17 percent of the energy consumed in Brazil and 73 percent of the Paraguayan demand, according to Itaipu Binacional, the dam's operator.  Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg
Power & Gas
Oil Through a Macro Lens
Actionable insights on the global oil industry.
Oil Buyer's Guide
Energy in Transition
Top news, analysis and data on the clean energy industry.
A wind turbine stands in a field of agricultural crops in this aerial photograph of farm land near Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. German investor confidence fell for a third month in a sign that risks from a Greek debt default to bond-market turbulence are stoking uncertainty in Europe's largest economy. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
Clean Energy & Carbon

Specialized Finance

Shine a Light
What note buyers and sellers alike need to know about these complex, opaque products - globally.
Structured Notes
Head and Shoulders Above
Insights on market signals and step-by-step guides to charting tools on the Bloomberg terminal.
Technical Strategies
Disrupting Finance
Data and analysis of an expanding asset class.
Every other week
Investing, Sustainably
Your go-to source for spotting opportunities created by the transition to a more sustainable global economy.
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Sustainable Finance
Money Management
We provide insight that helps corporate treasurers do their jobs.
An employee inspects the quality of a one ounce 24 carat Britannia gold coin at the Sharps Pixley Ltd gold showroom, in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. The metal posted the biggest weekly gain since August last week as escalating concerns about China's outlook, a rout in equities and increased geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and North Korea stoked investors' aversion to risk. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg
Corporate Treasury
Every two months
Hear @HedgeBrief editor @natbaker discuss the slowdown in hedge fund launches on @BloombergRadio here

Financial Regulation

Untangling the Web
Cutting through the global tangle of post-crisis regulation to focus on what's important.
Coaxial cables feed into a server inside a comms room at an office in London, U.K., on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. A group of Russian hackers infiltrated the servers of Dow Jones & Co., owner of the Wall Street Journal and several other news publications, and stole information to trade on before it became public, according to four people familiar with the matter. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Financial Regulation & Risk
Impact Bond Targets Employment for Syrian Refugees via @Siobhan_Wagner

Region/Country-Focused Macro

In-Depth Local Africa Focus
Investment opportunities and trends throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa
Every other week
In-Depth Local LatAm Focus
Investment opportunities and trends throughout South America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Latin America
Every other week
China on the Rise
Covers the growth of this major economy and all its markets.
China Brief (in English)

Local Language

A man launches a kite in the shape of the Chinese national flag on the Bund in Shanghai, China, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. China's consumer inflation moderated and factory gate deflation extended a record stretch of declines, signaling the People's Bank of China still has room to ease monetary policy further to support a slowing economy. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg
Visitors pass Germany's national flag as they walk around the dome of the German parliament building, or Reichstag, in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011. European stocks slid for a second day, while the euro weakened against the dollar and yen as German and French leaders failed to convince investors they can resolve the regionÕs debt crisis and revive growth. Photographer: Michele Tantussi / Bloomberg
Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz
U.S. crude #oil imports drop to 16-month low

General Interest

Get Up to Speed
Everything you need to know about the important topics of the day, quickly.
Los Angeles, California  A slow shutter speed blurs a giant video screen in front of Sony President and CEO Jack Tretton at the Sony Press Conference held at the Shrine Auditorium inLos Angeles, CA , Tuesday, June 2, 2009. Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg News
Where to Eat What
A curated cheat-sheet for business travelers on the best new restaurants, bars and vacation destinations.
Prayut Piangbunta, chief winemaker at PB Valley Khao Yai Winery, sniffs a glass of wine at the winery in Khao Yai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. Age-old traditions say wine grapes can't be grown outside of the 30-50° latitude. But at latitude 14.3, over 1,700 kilometers closer to the equator, lies the vineyards of the PB Valley Khao Yai Winery. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Prayut Piangbunta
The Data on The City
Finally — a strong, data-led publication on London in an easy-to-digest format.
A 'City of London Dragon' icon, right, sits atop a street light outside the Bank of England in the City of London, U.K., on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Uneven growth may help Bank of England Governor Mark Carney press his case to keep record low interest rates when policy makers begin their two-day meeting today. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg