Prior to working as a staff reporter at Marketplace David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis. Prior to that he worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, American Airlines, Dell, Warren Buffett
Multibillion-dollar deals involving Dell, American Airlines and Heinz may portend another boom in giant mergers and buyouts. But historians warn most mergers go bust.
Posted In: Delta, airline prices, air travel
Delta, through mergers, was liberal in awarding elite status to frequent flyers. Now it wants to thin the elite crowds