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)
Shire Makes $30B All-Stock Bid for Drug Maker Baxalta
39:51 - Shire makes a $30B all-stock bid for one month old Baxalta. So what would this deal mean for the industry? Bloomberg Intelligence’s Sam Fazeli discusses the deal on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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