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Talking Biz News Today — Nov. 25, 2014

November 25, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

The New York Times

An appraisal for a mortgage values Saks at $3.7 billion, by Michael J. De La Merced and Charles V. Bagli

Thrift chain said to pocket money meant for charity, by Rachel Abrams

The Wall Street Journal

United Technologies CEO Chenevert abruptly steps down, by Ted Mann and Joann S. Lublin

Redbox raising DVD rental price by 25%, by Ben Fritz

CFOs don’t trust cheaper gasoline to fuel holiday sales, by Maxwell Murphy


FBI files say hedge fund analyst made millions on tips from Dell insider, by Neil Weinberg, David Glovin and Patricia Hurtado


Honda admits under-reporting serious U.S. accidents since 2003, by Paul Lienert and Jessica Dye

Business Insider

America beats expectations, by Myles Udland

At least 12 buildings go up in flames in violence-torn Ferguson area, by Matt Johnston and Reuters

Today in business journalism

Bloomberg Media makes organizational changes

Consumer Reports bets heavily on video, with results

Finalists named for Canadian business journalist awards

WSJ launches two new social media accounts

Discussing where business journalism is headed

This date in business journalism history

2009: Bloomberg should buy Newsweek

2012: FT Deutschland to close next month

Business journalism birthdays

Nov. 25: Warren Watson, formerly of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers

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