Marketplace for Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is shopping for votes lately in a bid to keep his other title: chairman of the board. How's his campaign going? In losses -- and not the stock market kind -- Manchester United is losing its longtime leader. We look at how a global brand manages that transition. Plus, historical homes are getting attacked by the paparazzi of the public, thanks to social photo sharing sites like Instagram.
Posted In: soccer, Manchester United
Manchester United is a top British soccer team and one of world's most successful sporting franchises. Will the departure of its legendary coach Sir Alex Ferguson harm its global brand?
Posted In: social media, instagram, history, photography
Some people like to go into old, vacant buildings to post photos and video of their exploits on social media sites like Instagram and Flickr. Sometimes, that can be an advantage for real estate agents.
Posted In: Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan Chase
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is scrambling to keep his other title: chairman of the board. But the man who controls more assets than any other U.S. banker is in the market for one-year loans from his biggest shareholders: Their votes, call it political capital, at the upcoming shareholder meeting.
Posted In: France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande
German Chancellor Angela Merkel enjoyed close relations with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy but not with successor Francois Hollande. Differences over austerity are part of the problem.
Posted In: health care, hospital
The public can search a database for prices for 100 common procedures at every hospital in the country, opening a window onto price differences.
Posted In: Enron
Skilling had been sentenced to 24 years in prison.