Marketplace for 8/13/13
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The Department of Justice has blocked the American-U.S. Airways merger on anti-trust grounds. Why now? Speaking of setbacks, a cap on out-of-pocket costs that's part of the health care law has been delayed. Are Americans making more of an effort to make timely payments on their credit cards? The credit card delinquency rate is on the decline. Plus, the latest in our Conversations From the Corner Office series -- the CEO of Duke Energy discusses energy diversification. Also, stories on American exceptionalism and luxury housing for college students.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, Banks
Big banks are in the cross hairs of the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission, as authorities push for tougher punishment for misbehavior.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare
A key consumer protection of the Affordable Care Act that limits out-of-pocket expenses that a consumer might have to pay for their own health care has been pushed back until 2015.
Posted In: US Airways, American Airlines, mergers, Department of Justice
The Justice Department's anti-trust division and several attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit challenging the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Posted In: Duke Energy, energy, fracking
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on the future of the energy industry.