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Talking Biz News – Jan. 14, 2022

January 14, 2022

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses, by Mark Sherman, Jessica Gresko

GoFundMe acquires nonprofit fundraising platform Classy


Mortgage rates are highest since March 2020, by Anna Bahney

Volkswagen falls further behind Tesla in the race to electric, by Charles Riley

The Wall Street Journal

Grocery Stores Cut Hours, Services as Omicron Infects Workers, by Stephen Council, Jaewon Kang

Inflation Surge Is on Many Executives’ List of 2022 Worries, by Thomas Gryta


Soaring used car prices are pushing inflation higher, and there’s not much the U.S. can do about it, by Michael Wayland, Thomas Franck

Mastercard CEO says spending trends look ‘relatively positive’ so far in 2022 after strong holiday, by Kevin Stankiewicz


U.S. venture capital deals notched all-time high of $330 billion in 2021

Biden looks to reshape Fed with historically diverse slate, by Andrea Shalal, Ann Saphir

News about business journalism 

WSJ hires Matsuda to cover bankruptcy

WSJ names Kendall its law bureau chief

Law360 hires Son as an editor on the authorities desk

Bloomberg editor Pollak departs for investment manager

Harris joins Fortune as social media producer

Washington Post reprimands biz editor for tweet

Bloomberg hires Zhou to cover credit markets

Sugiyama joining Reuters as autos and mobility tech correspondent

Financial News promotes Kelley to deputy editor-in-chief

The Information taps Pasricha to cover VCs, startups and crypto

The i Paper appoints Whitlock money reporter

Labor coverage rebounding due to COVID

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