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Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 21, 2016

October 21, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Survey: More Americans now have access to bank accounts, by Ken Sweet

Tesla CEO: Criticism of self-driving cars can kill people, by Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher


Why WalMart’s CEO is taking his billion dollar risks, by Geoff Colvin

WalMart is pushing reset button on its online business in China, by Phil Wahba

Microsoft profit destroys projection, stock jumps, by Jeremy C. Owens

Netflix joins list of U.S. companies admitting they can’t conquer China, by Ciara Linnane


PayPal shares rally on revenue beat, margin forecast, by Narottam Medhora

First-time buyers boost home sales, jobless claims rise, by Lucia Mutikani

News about business journalism

Bloomberg Media revenue up 9 percent through three quarters

Forbes relaunching Argentine edition with new partner

What’s behind Business Insider’s British success

The date in business journalism

2011: Ex-CNBC anchor Haines inducted into Hall of Fame

2006: Assistant biz editor: We cut stock listings; get over it

Business journalism birthday

Oct. 21: Tom Lowry of CNBC

Oct. 21: Reshma Kapadia of Barron’s

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