Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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In the wake of their crucial role in President Obama's re-election, Latinos are receiving more attention than ever from U.S. businesses. Groupon was a high flyer, now it's fighting a rough future as consumers tire of daily deals. As many homeowners move out from shore areas hard hit by Sandy, investors will move in.
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Bipartisanship is on everyone's lips, but is it in the cards? The head of Microsoft Windows is packing up his laptop and going home. Rethinking the east coast power grid, post-Sandy.
Posted In: Microsoft, Tech, Steve Ballmer, windows 8
Steven Sinofsky, who was president of Microsoft's flagship product Windows, is leaving the company. His departure comes as a surprise, less than one month after the release of Windows 8.
An important part of doing business with someone is trusting them. Research published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics looks at how much business people in different European countries trust each other.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, real estate
As many homeowners move out, investors will move in. The real estate adage 'Location, location, location' may still trump the risk.