Merrill Lynch Investment Managers has laid off most of its work force in Singapore, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal
. The firm had 30 workers located there. Mother Merill is looking to merge most of its Asian operations with its emerging-markets division headquartered in London.
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E*Trade will be the title sponsor for the Super Bowl's halftime show, according to an article in The Boston Herald
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Brooks Brothers, a cornerstone clothier for those who work in financial services, has been bought by Retail Brand Alliance, which also owns Casual Corner. The previous owner was British chain Marks & Spencer, according to Crain's New York
. The deal was reportedly for $225 million.
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