Mississippi Barge Traffic Threatened by Low Water

Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Barges carrying soybeans, grain, coal, oil and other commodities on the Mississippi River are reducing their loads to navigate waters shrunk by the worst drought in 50 years. By the end of this month, rock structures in the river near southern Illinois threaten to curtail traffic, according to the National Weather Service. (Source: Bloomberg)

Samsung Is Now Facing a Revolt at Home
08:21 - Hundreds of owners of Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 filed a class-action lawsuit demanding compensation. Hours earlier, a South Korean investment advisory firm recommended shareholders vote against Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee joining the board, in the strongest public opposition so far to the heir-apparent’s ascension. Bloomberg's Rosalind Chin reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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