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Talking Biz News Today — April 14, 2020

April 14, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

New Trump panel to explore path to reopening US economy, by Jonathan Lemire, Kevin Freking, Aamer Madhani

Government loans start flowing to small businesses, by Joyce M. Rosenberg


Amazon is hiring 75,000 more workers to keep up with demand during pandemic, by Kaya Yurieff

Farmers are throwing out food that could go to food banks. American Farm Bureau and Feeding America want to change that, by Amanda Jackson, Vanessa Yurkevich

The Wall Street Journal

States Move to Coordinate on Reopening Plans, by Jennifer Calfas, Andrew Restuccia, Joseph de Avila

Ad Giant Publicis Warns of Unprecedented Spending Pullback, by Nick Kostov, Suzanne Vranica


CARES Act opens new avenue for companies to offer 401(k)-like student loan benefits, startup Goodly CEO says, by Tyler Clifford

Coronavirus crippling film industry, US box office headed for worst year since 1998, by Sarah Whitten


Exxon raises $9.5 billion to load up on cash while debt market still open to new deals, by Joshuan Franklin

Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates, Uber Eats are sued over restaurant prices amid pandemic, by Jonathan Stempel

News about business journalism

Biz news website The Wire covering China launches

Morning Brew hits 2 million subscribers

Pivot podcast joins New York magazine; Swisher to be editor at large

Bloomberg Law’s Merken joins Reuters as legal reporter

Reuters appoints Howcroft as markets correspondent

Valence Media to slash jobs at Hollywood Reporter and Billboard

Insider CEO Blodget on the pandemic and its effect on the market

Bolton of Fox Business joins ABC News

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