Marketplace for Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Yesterday Yahoo's CEO announced that employees who work from home for the company must start coming to the office instead -- will other companies follow suit? Home prices are up more than six percent in most places, pushing some to worry about another housing bubble. Peter G. Peterson, who helped pave (and pay) the way for our national obsession with debt, talks about the state of our country. We hear about the big business of bullets in the U.S. In Britain, many people are alarmed by the prospect of a quarter million Romanian and Bulgarian migrants moving there. And a commentator offers his cover letter for the newly available position of pope.
Posted In: budget deficit, deficit-cutting, Pete Peterson, debt
Pete Peterson is the man who started talking about bringing down the deficit decades ago. But he's not pleased with the current sequestration talks.
Posted In: Yahoo, Melissa Mayer, telecommuting
Maybe, but companies must weigh several factors before reversing the trend toward letting some employees work from home.