Aug.16 -- Electric vehicles could have a significant impact on the nation’s electric system in a few decades. There are a number of projects underway to test if an electric vehicle could supply power to the grid when needed. Bloomberg NEF reporter Thomas Rowlands-Rees talks about the potential for the V2G technology with Bloomberg's Alix Steel.
"So when I saw him, the photograph of him, I saw my entire future with him flash before [me.] Like I saw it. And I don't believe in any of that and now I do because of that moment," she explained.
Aug.16 -- Commodities across the board got slammed this week on a developing currency crisis in Turkey. The EM currency selloff hit metals especially hard. Javier Blas, Bloomberg's chief energy correspondent, speaks with Alix Steel about Turkey's commodity contagion and whether it's beginning to resemble the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis.
Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote
Aug.16 -- Shaun Rein, China Market Research Group managing director, discusses JD.com Inc.'s second-quarter loss and Chinese tech earnings with Bloomberg's Selina Wang on "Bloomberg Technology."
Aug.16 -- Walmart Inc. bounced back from a lackluster start to the year with the strongest sales gain in more than a decade fueled by its grocery business, brightening the outlook for the overall retail sector. Bloomberg's Emma Chandra reports on "Bloomberg Technology."
Aug.16 -- Robin Brooks, Institute of International Finance managing director, discusses the impact of Turkey's financial crisis on emerging markets on "What'd You Miss?"
President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the investigation
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises. (August 16)
Aug.16 -- Bloomberg's Craig Trudell and Alex Barinka discuss the latest developments in Elon Musk's plan to take Tesla Inc. private. They speak with Bloomberg's Selina Wang on "Bloomberg Technology."
Here's the latest for Thursday August 16th: Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul' has died; Newspaper editorial boards around the US are pushing back aginast President Trump's demonizing of teh news media; Stocks surged on hopes of warming US/China relations.