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Talking Biz News – Feb. 4, 2022

February 4, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

A likely poor jobs figure for January could prove temporary, by Christopher Rugaber

US eyes rare flower habitat amid Nevada lithium mine fight, by Scott Sonner


Amazon is raising the price of annual Prime memberships to $139, by Clare Duffy

Ford earnings hurt by chip shortage, by Chris Isidore

The Wall Street Journal

Facebook Feels $10 Billion Sting From Apple’s Privacy Push, by Meghan Bobrowsky

Snap Posts First Profit as It Adjusts to Apple Privacy Push, by Meghan Bobrowsky

Chip giants are ramping up spending by the billions as semiconductor demand booms, by Sam Shead

Merck expects to sell $5 billion to $6 billion of its new Covid treatment pill in 2022, by Spencer Kimball


Earnings whiplash points to more volatility for U.S. markets, by David Randall

Biden to sign executive order boosting rights of 200,000 construction workers, by Nandita Bose

News about business journalism 

CNBC’s Frost to stop anchoring “Closing Bell”

Business editor Krzaczek departing Insider

Owram joining Bloomberg personal finance team as an editor

May-Suzuki joins Long Beach Biz Journal as reporter

FT appoints Schwartz U.S. foreign affairs correspondent

Weiner to lead US markets coverage for Bloomberg

Sifted reporter Woodford to join Reuters

Marathe to cover law and tech for ALM Media

Houston Biz Journal hires Patel to cover diversity, education, econ development


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