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)

Saudi Bond Sale Spurs More Gulf Borrowing
38:02 - Gary Dugan, chief investment officer at Emirates NBD, discusses Saudi Arabia's potential for further bond issuances, the dynamics of the GCC bond market and the impact of oil on the market. He speaks to Yousef Gamal El-Din and Angie Lau on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)
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