J. Crew shareholders would receive $43.50 per share from private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners. That is a 16 percent premium to the stock's closing price Monday of $37.65.
Are the antitax protests bigger than reported? It's not easy to tell, but a retired fisherman is keeping count.
Protests against taxes and red ink are set for this weekend. Their potential to form a formidable national movement is unclear.
Protests against Washington spending took place in more than 700 US cities Wednesday.