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.
BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Officer Laurence D. Fink, who last year said he would invest 100 percent of his personal wealth in equities, said stock markets may decline as a result of the political debate over the debt ceiling.
BNP Paribas SA is “well positioned” to satisfy rules proposed by Federal Reserve board member Daniel K. Tarullo that would impose the same capital and liquidity rules on units of foreign lenders as on domestic firms, an executive of France’s largest bank said.
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