Business & Economics

New! Gambling is Changing American Institutions—Bloomberg QuickTakes 5 min.

More than 100 million Americans now live in places where they can legally wager on the Super Bowl. Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Gaming Analyst Brian Egger discusses the shifting landscape for American investors making bets on more than just equities and indexes.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! Amazon Is Good for Small Business: A Debate 59 min.

Since its founding in 1994 as an online book dealer, Amazon has expanded to become the biggest internet-based company in the world. In 2020, its revenue exceeded $368 billion and its market capitalization surpassed $1 trillion. As the "everything store," Amazon sells countless products from millions of vendors. In 2021 alone, more than 1.9 million small and medium-sized businesses used the platfor...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! Bitcoin's Future?—Bloomberg QuickTakes 2 min.

Bitcoin has taken off in recent years, but the cryptocurrency remains volatile. Where is Bitcoin headed next?

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Merits and Pitfalls of a $15 Minimum Wage—Bloomberg QuickTakes 3 min.

President Biden is calling for a raise of the federal minimum wage to $15.00 an hour, but critics say it could cost the country millions of jobs. Is raising the minimum wage nationwide good for workers and the U.S. economy?

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Power of TikTok Shown to Boost Sales—Bloomberg QuickTakes 3 min.

TikTok has been an enigma for many big U.S. brands since its popularity recently surged. But that’s quickly changing, creating a push for firms to build a presence on the booming social-media platform or risk getting left behind.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Why Economists don't Care about the Debt—Bloomberg QuickTakes 5 min.

There's been a sharp turn in thinking about how much the size of the national debt actually matters, and economists are abandoning the debt-to-GDP (gross domestic product) ratio as the key measure of fiscal sustainability and the long-term burden of debt on society. Instead they've turned to another metric—the size of interest payments on federal debt relative to GDP—to make the case for much high...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Safety and the Conscious Mind 18 min.

This series focuses on how our level of awareness can impact our work and safety at work. Showing the dangers of "going through the motions", the series also offers helpful tips and strategies for increasing our awareness to behave more consciously and safely.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Managing Diversity and Inclusion 8 min.

Technology and social changes are altering the landscape in every industry. Organisations today need the full gamut of human judgment, perspective, passion and creativity to not only keep up with their competitors, but to increase their agility and inventiveness and realise their full potential. The key to this is diversity and inclusion. This training video will explore the various steps that you...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Managing Fatigue in the Workplace 7 min.

Insufficient sleep will put your health at risk in many ways. In the workplace, it can reduce your ability to perform your work safely and effectively. Some jobs also carry an inherently higher risk of fatigue such as shift work, long and or heavy workloads or being kept in the one position for any length of time. Whilst the only cure to fatigue is sleep, there are certain steps that you can take...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Safety and the Conscious Mind: Part I 11 min.

Neuroscientists tell us that 95% of our actions are subconscious and just 5% are through our conscious thinking. This can be hazardous when it comes to safety in the workplace. This video based training program looks at the importance of engaging the conscious mind in every task we undertake, and will provide several strategies for doing just that. This program will also highlight why we should st...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021