After 14 years and 621 episodes to date, CNBC announced that “The Suze Orman Show” will conclude on March 28, according to Variety. Instead, Suze Orman is set to start new project, “Suze Orman’s Money Wars,” which will air weekdays (“The Suze Orman Show” airs only on Saturday nights) and is slated to feature Orman helping families, friends and couples sort out disputes over money. “Money Wars” is still in the early stages of development, so there’s no word yet when it will premiere.
Moneyball for the Economy
Much like Sabremetrics eschews the traditional baseball statistics for more peripheral performance indicators, Neil Irwin of the New York Times looks beyond the core economic indicators to factors like business expectations surveys and incoming orders to reveal possible cracks in the economy. Read all about it here.
The Height of Inequality
"The Reformed Broker" Josh Brown highlights the issue of income inequality by taking a look at 432 Park Ave., the new skyscraper being built in Manhattan that will be the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere.
A Black and Blue Friday
Bad news for Black Friday and Cyber Monday retailers. Consumers are planning to rein in their holiday spending, according to the 15th annual holiday spending survey by the Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National Association. This year, 33 percent of respondents said they would spend less, up slightly from the 32 percent who said they would spend less last year.