Marketplace for Friday, April 19, 2013
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With the manhunt going on, the city of Boston was placed on lockdown. It happened quickly and with purpose, but how? We take a look at the mechanics of stopping a city. But, not everyone has stopped. Jonathan Bush and athenahealth kept working, just remotely. In the world of business, Seaworld had a big IPO today, but the real story is on how theme parks are doing so well in a fragile economy.
Posted In: boston, lockdown, boston marathon
With a manhunt for bombing suspect, the city of Boston came to a standstill. A look into the mechanics of locking down a major metropolitan area and how much it costs.
Posted In: sea world, IPO, theme parks
SeaWorld Entertainment, home of famous orca Shamu, wowed investors in a big IPO. Amid concern about consumer spending in a slow, fragile economic recovery, theme parks are doing surprisingly well. Why?
Posted In: boston marathon, boston
While most of the Boston area was on lockdown due to a manhunt for a Boston Marathon bombing suspect, one company, athenahealth, kept their doors open virtually.