Meet Larry Ellison's Personal Fireworks Designer

July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Mike Workman, a SVP of hardware and software development at Oracle, has his own fireworks factory in the middle of the desert. When he isn't busy coding, he's out here designing new fireworks. He designed a special show for Larry Ellison in 2003 to celebrate the Moet Cup. This is the fifth episode of Bloomberg's "Off the Clock" series. (Originally posted Dec. 19.)

Hog Wild: China Looks to Hedge the Cost of Pork
15:22 - China is looking to hedge the cost of its pork addiction. In a country that consumes half the world’s pork, price swings have become so large that they hurt the ability of domestic producers to keep up with demand, even with a herd of 450 million pigs. Imports are the highest ever and exceed all other buyers. Bloomberg's Phoebe Sedgman has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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