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Talking Biz News Today — Aug. 24, 2016

August 24, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

U.S. new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007, by Josh Boak

Some vacation spots quietly benefit as vacationers avoid Zika, by Scott Mayerowitz


Tesla unveils the world’s fastest production car, by Tom Randall

Donald Trump the mortgage broker was in trouble from the start, by Heather Perlberg

Google to crack down on mobile sites with pop-up ads, by Jack Marshall

Best Buy shares soar on surprise sales gains, by Paul Ziobro


VW, suppliers settle dispute after marathon talks, by Andreas Cremer

U.S. trade judge clears Fitbit of stealing Jawbone’s trade secrets, by Andrew Chung

News about business journalism

How MedCity News covers the business of health care

Bosa rejoins CNBC in San Francisco

How a student-run business news wire got started

Indiana paper hires business journalist

The date in business journalism

2011: Chicago Tribune names business editor

2006: Dallas Morning News biz columnist to take buyout

Business journalism birthday:

Aug. 24: Dawn Kissi, a CNBC contributor

Aug. 24: Polina Marinova, of Fortune

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