PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Nov 24
Nov 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* The cost of providing electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted over the last five years in the United States, so much so that in some markets renewable generation is now cheaper than coal or natural gas. (nyti.ms/1vDI1By)
* In an effort to increase holiday sales, which have fallen for the last two seasons, Barnes & Noble Inc is hoping to lure customers into stores this Black Friday with something book lovers cannot download: signed copies.(nyti.ms/1vgph9O)
* "The Business of Being Born," the 2008 film by former talk show host Ricki Lake questioning the American medical system's approach to childbirth and presenting the benefits of home birth, will be rereleased digitally in late January, becoming available globally for the first time. (nyti.ms/1qXSqqw)
* Paul Taubman, Morgan Stanley's former global head of mergers and acquisitions and global head of investment banking, most recently hired Don Cornwell, a managing director who specializes in sports team deals, according to a person briefed on the matter. (nyti.ms/1y3Ke7x) Continuación...