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Talking Biz News – Feb. 9, 2022

February 9, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Super Bowl’s return provides boost to hard-hit LA businesses, by Alex Veiga

Money for nothing: Cities’ crypto push draws fans, critics

CNN

Household debt jumped by $1 trillion in 2021, the most since 2007, by Anna Bahney

Peloton is replacing its CEO and cutting 2,800 jobs, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

Lyft’s Revenue Jumps 70% as Higher Fares Offset Fewer Riders, by Maria Armental

Apple Will Let Businesses Use iPhones to Take Customer Payments, by Will Feuer

CNBC

U.S. Army’s first climate plan calls to slash emissions and build electric vehicle fleet, by Emma Newburger

Return-to-office will boost demand for personal care products in the spring and summer, Edgewell CEO says, by Kevin Stankiewicz

Reuters

Toyota cuts output target by half a million more vehicles amid chip crunch

Meta, Chime file lawsuit against alleged phishing scam on Facebook, Instagram, by Elizabeth Culliford

News about business journalism 

Bloomberg editorial now has 100 million total consumers, says deputy editor in chief

Reuters News parent misses earnings estimate

Dallas Morning News hires Parton to cover real estate

Iowa daily appoints Reese business reporter

ProPublica series on tax evasion wins Selden Ring Award

Bloomberg hires Gani as fintech reporter

ACBJ’s Ellis departs for new opportunity

American Lawyer writer Jackson departs for Atlanta daily

Abrams joins the Biz of Biz as data editor

FierceBiotech taps Bayer as staff writer

New beat for Politico reporter Hernández-Morales

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