Erik Schatzker is an anchor and editor-at-large at Bloomberg Television, where he hosts "Market Makers," airing from 10-12pm ET, alongside co-host Stephanie Ruhle. Each day on "Market Makers," Schatzker provides insight on the companies and stories moving the markets and brings interviews with top names in finance.
With nearly two decades of experience as a financial journalist in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America and the Middle East, Schatzker regularly speaks with Wall Street's most powerful executives and the top money managers from around the world. He's interviewed Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman, Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit, BlackRock's Larry Fink, private equity magnates Steve Schwarzman and David Rubenstein as well as fund managers Jim Chanos and George Soros. Schatzker also reports live from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Prior to joining Bloomberg Television in 2007, Schatzker led Bloomberg's print coverage of financial services in the Americas. Schatzker began his career with the South Pacific Mail in Santiago, Chile. He served as a correspondent in Santiago and Toronto for Knight-Ridder Financial/Bridge News before starting with Bloomberg as a technology reporter in 1998. Schatzker's past positions with Bloomberg include Toronto Bureau Chief and Senior Writer for Bloomberg Markets magazine.
Schatzker earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Toronto. He is based in New York City.
Joseph Baratta, who runs the private- equity business of Blackstone Group LP, said the stock market rally that helped firms exit investments may last two more years, as long as the Federal Reserve provides support.
Bill Gross, who runs the world’s biggest bond fund at Pacific Investment Management Co., said unprecedented monetary accommodation has lifted prices of stocks and bonds to levels that exceed measures of true value.
Treasury 10-year note yields touched an 11-week high as reports showing the economy expanded and weekly jobless claims fell added to speculation the Federal Reserve will slow bond purchases as soon as this month.
Accounting firms would have to disclose the name of the partner in charge of a public-company audit as well as all outside firms that worked on the report under a proposal approved by the industry’s regulator.
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