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The battle rages for attention online

There were several stories this weekend highlighting what various companies are doing to try and gain influence with online audiences. While none of the stories were alike, it seemed that they all had an...

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Talking Biz News Today — April 18, 2014

Friday’s top business news stories: The New York Times Cost of treatment may influence doctors, by Andrew Pollack Walmart will enter cash wiring business, by Elizabeth A. Harris The Wall Street Journal What’s Barnes...

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Virtu IPO pulled

The fall-out from Michael Lewis’s new book on high speed trading was too much for Virtu Financial Inc. The company postponed its initial public offering Thursday. The move came as other recent IPOs have...

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Google has rare stumble

The company is so ubiquitous that its name is a verb. But being part of the lexicon isn’t a pathway to riches. What’s most interesting about Google’s earnings this quarter is the business media’s...

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Talking Biz News Today — April 16, 2014

Wednesday’s top business news stories: The New York Times Yellen signals continued need to keep rates low, by Nelson D. Schwartz Reuters Google first-quarter revenue misses Wall Street targets, by Alexei Oreskovic IBM revenue...

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GM still in the news

General Motors Co. continues to make headlines as Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra deals with the aftermath of recalls and public relations crises. Last week, two top employees were suspended, while Tuesday there were...

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Talking Biz News Today — April 14, 2014

Some of Monday’s top business stories: The New York Times Local news, off college presses, by Jennifer Conlin Citigroup reports 4% rise in quarterly profit, despite regulatory woes, by Michael Corkery The Wall Street...