Allen Scott

  • Looking ahead: M&As, Defense approps and 2013 IT projects

    Guests on this week’s show include defense finance analyst Sopen Shah, congressional analyst Loren Duggan, and technology analysts Afzal Bari and Allan Holmes.

  • Energy in focus: The future of power plants and the energy debate in Congress

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, energy analysts Rob Barnett and Richard Heidorn discuss the future of nuclear power. Plus, the latest on the congressional energy debate with Loren Duggan and Derek Wallbank.

  • The future of health care cost savings

    On this week’s show, host Allen Scott examines efforts to cut health care costs and their potential implications for businesses and federal and state budgets. Guests include Health Care Analysts Christopher Flavelle and Brian Rye, and Congressional Analyst Loren Duggan.

  • Financial regs return to forefront; Defense budget hits the floor

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, BGOV economic analysts Nela Richardson and Christopher Payne examine JP Morgan’s unexpected $2 billion derivatives loss. Plus, BGOV Defense Analyst Robert Levinson and Congressional Analyst Loren Duggan outline the FY2013 Defense Authorization bill.

  • US companies eye trade threats

    On this edition of the Capital Impact show, BGOV Trade Analysts Caitlin Webber and Ken Monahan evaluate trade tensions facing the U.S. Plus, Congressional Analysts Melissa Avstreih and Loren Duggan look at legislation to reduce or eliminate duties on imported goods.

  • Sizing up the cyber market, Defense M&A targets, and contractor contributions

    Federal Technology Analyst Jason Wilson sizes up the defense cyber market. Defense Financial Analyst Sopen Shah looks at potential targets for mergers and acquisitions. Data Analyst Peter Brusoe looks at how federal contractors are donating money this campaign season.

  • Ranking top government contractors; threat of sequestration

    This week on Bloomberg Government’s Capital Impact show, results from a new BGov analysis that shows federal contract spending is slumping. Plus, how defense contractors may be able to protect some revenue from sequestration.

  • Health law on trial

    On this week’s edition of Bloomberg Government’s Capital Impact show, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle discusses the Affordable Care Act and the potential political fallout of a high court reversal.

  • Planning for sequestration; Corporate money & candidates

    On this week’s Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, defense analysts examine which types of contractors would be most affected by sequestration. Plus, how are corporations spending money on the presidential election?

  • Impact of health IT spending; sequestration and Capitol Hill

    On this week’s Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the benefits of electronic health records, and legislation that could make its way through Congress before the sequestration deadline.