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Talking Biz News – March 3, 2022

March 3, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Powell expects a quarter-point Fed rate hike this month, by Christopher Rugaber

Buttigieg tells states to consider safety for road projects, by Hope Yen

CNN

The latest food price shock: Palm oil prices are soaring, by Anna Cooban

Big companies aren’t shy about raising prices, by Paul R. La Monica

The Wall Street Journal

Fitbit Recalls Roughly One Million Smartwatches in U.S. Over Burn Hazard, by Will Feuer

Ford Creates Separate EV, Gas-Engine Divisions in Major Overhaul, by Mike Colias

CNBC

Fanatics hits $27 billion valuation, adds BlackRock, Michael Dell as investors, by Jessica Golden, Riley de Leon

Nordstrom shares soar as the department store chain makes ‘baby steps.’ But it still has a ways to go, by Lauren Thomas

Reuters

Amazon to shut its bookstores and other shops as its grocery chain expands, by Jeffrey Dastin

Who can fix the price tags? U.S. businesses hit by labor shortages, inflation, by Ann Saphir

News about business journalism 

Triad Biz Journal’s Little moving to ACBJ corporate office

Kim joins Vox to cover billionaires

Industry Dive journalist Fuller departs

Bloomberg ends its joint venture in India

Protocol hires Jenkins to be a reporter on its climate desk

NY Times taps WSJ´s Yuan as editor

Varghese to oversee gear and gadgets section for WSJ

Fort Worth Report hires Francis as business editor

CNBC hires Stone as general assignment reporter

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