Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, said at a Bloomberg breakfast in Charlotte, North Carolina that the president would work with the business community to overhaul the tax code in a second term, as Democrats today kick off their national convention that aims to propel his re-election bid.
Eli Lilly & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter said during a panel discussion in Washington that U.S. lawmakers should renew the research-and- development tax credit to make it easier for companies to compete globally. The Oct. 5 event, sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News in Washington, centered on ways to spur innovation.
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz said his coffee chain’s scale will help it withstand this month’s natural disasters in Japan, which shuttered more than 10 percent of its stores there.
Aug. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Jill Abramson, executive editor of the New York Times, Mike Murphy, Republican political strategist, Charles Spies, founder of Restore Our Future, and Bill Burton, senior strategist with Priorities USA, participate in a panel discussion about U.S. politics and the media at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. The panel is moderated by Al Hunt, Washington editor at Bloomberg News. Norman Pearlstine, chief content officer at Bloomberg News, Geoffrey Cowan of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Trey Grayson of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and David Lauter of the Los Angeles Times also speak. (Source: Bloomberg)