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Talking Biz News Today — July 21, 2020

July 21, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

EU agrees on $2.1 trillion deal after marathon summit, by Raf Casert, Samuel Petrequin

Head of the line: Big companies got coronavirus loans first, by Joyce M. Rosenberg

CNN

Synairgen shares soar 450% on Covid-19 treatment hopes, by Eoin McSweeney

Chevron will buy Noble Energy for $5 billion — the biggest oil deal since the pandemic, by Anneken Tappe

The Wall Street Journal

Walmart Revives Plan to Sell Stake in Asda, by Cara Lombardo, Sarah Nassauer, Ben Dummett

Corporations Seek Tax-Credit Cash-Out in Next Coronavirus Relief Plan, by Richard Rubin

CNBC

Nearly 17,000 Southwest employees sign up for buyouts, voluntary leave as furlough threat looms, by Leslie Josephs

Discount grocer Aldi to open more than 70 stores by end of year as part of national expansion, by Melissa Repko

Reuters

UBS to pay over $10 million to resolve SEC charges on municipal bond offerings, by Chris Prentice

Tesla share rally propels some early fan investors to riches, by Tina Bellon, Hyunjoo Jin

News about business journalism

Reuters appoints bureau chiefs, editors in Asia

Forbes hires Haverstock for money & markets team

Goldberg named business reporter at The Oregonian

TechCrunch COO departs after eight years

New NY Times biz reporter Nelson “never settles”

Javed shifts from WSJ Brief to WSJ Noted

Rowan joins Forbes Advisor as staff writer

PIRG hires personal finance columnist Murray

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