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)
Barclays Beats Estimates Amid Charge for Currency Probe
33:25 - March 3 -- Barclays Plc’s full-year profit jumped 12 percent, beating analysts’ estimates, as it set aside an extra 750 million pounds ($1.2 billion) for the settlement of a global probe into the manipulation of currency markets. Manus Cranny reports on the results on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton and Anna Edwards.
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