Marketplace for Wednesday, May 29, 2013
In what would be the largest Chinese takeover of an American company, Shuanghui is proposing to buy Smithfield, a giant pork producer. What’s in it for each side? On the web, Facebook has gotten slack for putting offensive content next to advertisements. Is this the peril of targeting advertising? Plus, Freakonomics is back. Up this time? Driverless cars.