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Talking Biz News Today — April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Gov’t relief loans to restaurant chains draw complaints, by Joyce M. Rosenberg, Dee-Ann Durbin

Oil price goes negative as demand collapses; stocks dip, by Elaine Kurtenbach


Richard Branson offers his island as collateral as Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia face collapse, by Hanna Ziady

IBM withdraws its full-year 2020 financial guidance due to coronavirus, by Clare Duffy

The Wall Street Journal

Facebook Puts Limits on Protest Organizers, by Georgia Wells, Andrew Restuccia

United Airlines Warns of $2.1 Billion Coronavirus-Related Loss, by Alison Sider


Georgia governor says some businesses can reopen, California town to test every resident, by Lora Kolodny, Kevin Stankiewicz, Julia Boorstin

Restaurants describe huge shortfalls within government’s coronavirus relief programs, by Kate Rogers


GE enters into $15 billion loan agreement, by Akanksha Rana

U.S. Treasury releases $2.9 billion in airline support, finalizes payroll agreements, by David Shepardson

News about business journalism

CNN’s Quest discloses he has coronavirus

Ingrassia named to Dow Jones Special Committee

New Orleans biz reporter Voelker dies at 89

Asian tech reporter Banjo returning to New York for Bloomberg

Bloomberg News hires Pulley as Atlanta bureau chief

Schreier joining Bloomberg News as tech reporter

The Information’s Anand to join Bloomberg Tech to cover startups/VC

D.C.-based reporter Gold leaving The Information

FT/McKinsey launch its 16th best business book competition

Reporter Dugan departs The Information

Ad Age editor Braiker departs publication

Vogt joins Politico as deputy tech and cybersecurity reporter

Reuters names Lasseter its new enterprise editor for finance and markets

MIT Tech Review’s Orcutt leaving for The Block

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