U.S. Economy Unexpectedly Shrinks in Fourth Quarter

Jan. 30 (Bloomberg) -- The economy in the U.S. unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter, restrained by the biggest plunge in defense spending in four decades and dwindling inventories as household purchases picked up. Gross domestic product, the volume of all goods and services produced, dropped at a 0.1 percent annual rate, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington. Betty Liu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Superstition Forces Female Engineer to Quit Japan
25:48 - There's a gender revolution under way in Japan, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for greater numbers of women in senior positions in the workforce. Yet one of the most successful female engineers couldn't find success at home. Bloomberg reports on what she was able to achieve elsewhere. (Source: Bloomberg)
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