Softbank's $20 Billion Bet on the U.S.

Softbank Corp. agreed to buy a stake of about 70 percent in Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20.1 billion as Japan’s third biggest mobile-phone operator seeks growth overseas amid a declining local market.
Nigerian Fuel Shortage Will Be Investigated: Oni
28:27 - Ecobank Head of Energy Research Dolapo Oni discusses the dispute in Nigeria that caused one of the worst fuel shortages in a decade. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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