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Talking Biz News – Jan. 20, 2022

January 20, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Starbucks nixes vaccine mandate after Supreme Court ruling, by Dee-Ann Durbin

US, UK begin talks on lifting Trump’s steel tariffs, by Paul Wiseman

CNN

Flush with cash, big companies are ready to buy up rivals and reward investors, by Paul R. La Monica

Gilead announces massive seizure of counterfeit HIV-1 drugs, by Amanda Watts

The Wall Street Journal

Disney Shakes Up Streaming Management, Forms International Hub, by Will Feuer

United Airlines Says Omicron Variant to Slow Travel Rebound, by Alison Sider

CNBC

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat’s joint venture will reportedly launch a plant-based jerky, by Amelia Lucas

Higher prices ahead for Tide detergent and other Procter & Gamble products as costs climb higher, by Amelia Lucas

Reuters

White House meets small and mid-sized firms to discuss competition in tech sector, by nandita Bose

Bank of America profit beats estimates on loan growth, M&A boost, by Niket Nishant, Elizabeth Dilts Marshall

News about business journalism 

Politico merges tech and cyber teams, hires deputy editor

Globe and Mail hires Durrani as a tech reporter

Florida Trends hires Chachere as executive editor

Wall Street Journal names its winter/spring interns

Cachero to cover personal finance for Bloomberg

Stacker hires four new editorial staffers

Insider appoints Bhaimiya junior strategy reporter

Ryan moving to real estate/development beat at Boston Business Journal

Reuters names Kim its news editor for North Asia, Southeast Asia and Australasia

Portland Biz Journal makes beat changes

Gardner joins Puck News as founding partner and national correspondent

Yahoo Finance hires Gonçalves as financial reporter

What it’s like to be an FT reporter

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