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Talking Biz News – Feb. 21, 2022

February 21, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Rents reach ‘insane’ levels across US with no end in sight, by R.J. Rico

Investor pushes McDonald’s to change the way it buys pork


Snapchat launches a real-time location sharing feature, by Ramishah Maruf

Facebook is rebranding everything but faces the same old problems, by Clare Duffy

The Wall Street Journal

Apple Finds Itself Under Scrutiny in Washington’s Big Tech Clampdown, by Ryan Tracy, Tim Higgins

GE Warns Supply-Chain Issues to Pressure Profits, Cash Flow, by Will Feuer, Thomas Gryta


The chip shortage is so bad GM dropped heated seats in winter, by Robert Ferris

Texas led the country in new renewable energy projects last year, by Emma Newburger


Purdue’s Sackler owners propose up to $6 billion opioid settlement, by Dietrich Knauth, Tom Hals

U.S. prosecutors explore racketeering charges in short-seller probe -sources, by Megan Davies, Chris Prentice

News about business journalism 

Bloomberg hired Akhtar to cover crypto

SABEW Canada seeks Best in Business entries

FT Alphaville reporter Kelly moving to FT spot

Protocol hires Gizmodo’s McGarry as a news editor

Morning Consult financial policy and economy reporter Williams departs

SABEW accepting applications for data immersion workshop

Insurance Age taps Kenning as news editor

Making economics stories fun on TikTok for “Planet Money”

Kudlow focuses on the intersection of Wall Street and Washington

Tavener swaps BBC for Reuters

Wanat joining Politico’s energy and climate team

Bloomberg hires Swetlitz on the health team

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