Snake Farm Feels Bite as Drugmakers Cut Orders

Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Venomous snakes in the French town of Valence are feeling the bite of Europe's economic crisis. Latoxan, a company that farms snakes and scorpions to sell their venom to drugmakers such as Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi, expects sales to drop 30 percent this year as clients cut back on orders. Bloomberg Television's Tom Gibson reports.(Source: Bloomberg)
China Banks to Have 'Negative' Growth: Mizuho's Antos
46:49 - Jim Antos, an analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia Ltd. in Hong Kong, talks about China's banks. China Construction Bank Corp. joined the club of big Chinese banks reporting zero profit growth and rising bad loans as the government struggles to prop up the economy. Antos speaks with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "Trending Business." (Source: Bloomberg)
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