Marketplace for Tuesday September 2, 2014
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Dollar General has upped its bid for Family Dollar, but that doesn’t mean Family Dollar will say yes. Observers are now expecting Dollar General to turn this from a friendly bid into a hostile takeover. We explain what going hostile really means. Plus, the former House Majority Leader is joining the banking industry, providing “strategic counsel” to an investment bank’s corporate and institutional clients. But what does he brings to the job? And after, we look at the delightfully snarky website that brought you – indirectly, because you almost certainly don’t visit 4Chan – the nude photos of actresses and celebrity models.
Posted In: family dollar, dollar general, Mergers and Acquisitions
Dollar General ups its bid for Family Dollar, but that doesn’t mean shareholders will say yes.
Posted In: Jobs, export-import bank, immigration reform, Commerce Department
Host Kai Ryssdal crunches the numbers with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.
Posted In: North Carolina, vocational training, Germany, manufacturing
Manufacturing states like North Carolina hope to create similar apprenticeship programs.
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