Slimy Natto Maker Suffers in Japan Abenomics Divide

June 17 (Bloomberg) -- Almost everything Mikio Matsushita’s factory near Tokyo needs to produce natto, the fermented Japanese snack, is imported. This reliance on imports, combined with the domestic market focus for the quintessentially Japanese product, puts Matsushita on the losing end of government policies that aid heavy exporters by weakening the country’s currency. Bloomberg's Jacob Adelman reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
Silk Road Investigators Charged With Extortion
24:39 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $240,000 for the amount of money an undercover agent from the Silk Road investigation attempted to extort from a secret movie deal with 20th Century Fox. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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