Marketplace for Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The British Finance Minister unveiled his government's public spending plans today. Nobel-prizewinning economist Paul Krugman is a keen student of Britain's economy and a stern critic of the way it's been managed. In light of the today's economic news from across the pond, we examine Krugman's case. Plus, the fashion market for fake fur has grown so fast that some suppliers are meeting the demand with real fur. Retailers as large as Nieman Marcus have been caught up in the faux faux fur kerfuffle. And we put a little twist on the NCAA bracket and predict a winner based off of the team with the best state economy.