An icy rain is pelting about 30 protesters who’ve converged at the gate of a natural gas drilling site near Manchester, England. On the other side of a fence topped with razor wire, a 10-story-high rig is boring into shale to determine if it’s suitable for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The demonstrators unfurl a banner: “Fracking will poison our children.”
The U.K. is heading for power blackouts within five years unless Prime Minister David Cameron devises a better strategy to build new nuclear plants, the former government’s chief scientific adviser said.
Pete Seeger, the folk singer who rallied audiences to social causes for more than six decades and inspired generations of musicians from Bob Dylan and Peter, Paul and Mary to Bruce Springsteen, has died. He was 94.
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Anchor Distilling Company's David King talks about an investment scotch made of which there will only be one for every U.S. state. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves." (Source: Bloomberg)