(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … If you had two minutes with President Trump, what would you say? We put that question to world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Then, before the 2016 Brexit referendum, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warned about shifting thousands of his bank’s London jobs elsewhere in the European Union. Now, he shares revised forecasts for his operations doing business in Europe. Afterward, a chat about cutting plastic waste with Procter & Gamble’s head of global sustainability, Virginie Helias.
(Markets Edition) Now that the U.S. Farm Bill is up for authorization this year, we'll take a look at what exactly the measure entails. It turns out that it's not a bill that just impacts farmers, but one that arguably intersects with the lives of very single American. Afterwards, we'll discuss a policy change happening at the railroad freight company CSX, following the death of its CEO late last year. CSX will now require its chief executive officers to get annual physical examinations. Plus: As part of our new series Divided Decade, we'll hear from Nikki Jackson, a resident from Waldorf, Maryland, about how the financial crisis affected her.
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service…A Brazilian court will decide today whether to uphold a corruption conviction of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has become the frontrunner in the presidential election taking place this October. Then, as tech behemoths continue to see potential in India’s online market, Google is on the hunt for its next million users. We’ll tell you what a partnership with one local start up could mean for its growth in the country. Afterwards, mobile banking is changing the way people live, work and transact in Nigeria. The leader of Diamond Bank, an attendee at the World Economic Forum in Davos, explains how the technology is playing a vital role in helping lift citizens out of poverty.
(U.S. Edition) At the big gathering of politicians and business leaders in Davos, Switzerland today, France, Germany and Italy are set to speak. We'll tell you what's on their agenda. Afterwards, we'll take you to the Cleveland, Ohio, neighborhood of Slavic Village as part of our new series "Divided Decade," which looks at how the financial crisis and aftermath changed America. On this day, 10 years ago, the National Association of Realtors showed the first annual drop in median home prices in four decades. Slavic Village was hit particularly hard with foreclosures. What was it like for the region back in 2008, and how's it doing now?
(Markets Edition) With the Trump administration deciding to hit imported washing machines and solar products with tariffs, we'll chat with Michael Webber — deputy director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin — about whether this will actually help the solar industry. Afterwards, we'll talk to David Kelley, chief global strategist at JPMorgan Funds, about how the market is doing now that the government shutdown is over and the economic stability of different countries around the world. Plus: A look at the growing gap between the rich and the poor, despite the global economy's growth.
(U.S. Edition) The Trump administration is trying to impose new tariffs on imported washing machines and solar products. We'll look at the White House's reasoning behind this, and how China and South Korea are taking the news. Afterwards, with today's kickoff of the World Economic Forum, we'll discuss how global economic growth is doing, and how world leaders feel about President Trump.