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Talking Biz News Today — July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Twitter still struggling to grow as rivals race ahead, by Michael Liedtke

$15 billion Volkswagen emissions deal clears first hurdle, by Sudhin Thanawala


Fed rate debate to intensify this week, by Matthew Boesler and Steve Matthews

Pimco, Prudential say the next big buy in junk is the U.S. consumer, by Emma Orr

The villain of both conventions: Goldman Sachs, by Jeremy Olshan

Yahoo leaves behind $30 billion “company” that does nothing, by Therese Poletti


Tesla’s Musk says master plan will require capital raise, by Joseph White

In Venezuela’s murky oil industry, the deal that went too far, by Alexandra Ulmer and Girish Gupta

News about business journalism

Kaiser Health hires Rosenthal as its editor in chief

TechCrunch gets hacked

Bloomberg Pursuits hires a food editor

New publisher hired for Pennsylvania biz journal

Consumer Reports hires new leader for home/appliance coverage

The date in business journalism

2011: LA Times lays off Pulitzer winner Bernstein from biz desk

2006:’s profits rise in second quarter

Business journalism birthday

July 27: Sapna Maheshwari of the New York Times

July 27: Katie Peralta of the Charlotte Observer

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