Marketplace for Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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Men’s Wearhouse turns the tables on its would-be acquirer, Jos. A. Bank. What one suits-for-the-masses retailer has to gain by buying another. The pope dished out a searing critique of capitalism today. But what influence does the Papal office have these days? We take another look at why the 30-year fixed mortgage is our home loan of choice. And finally, the economics of airline cancellations: How airlines anticipate and react to big storms barreling down at peak travel periods like Thanksgiving.
The Bay Psalm book, one of the world's rarest books, is being auctioned tonight.
Posted In: Wall Street, men's suits, George Zimmer
Men’s Wearhouse turns the tables on its would-be acquirer, Jos. A. Bank.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, government shutdown 2013
Businesses that rely on government subcontract work are wary of budget cuts potentially set for next year, even as they continue to deal with the fallout from last month's partial government shutdown.