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Talking Biz News Today — April 30, 2014

April 30, 2014

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Some of Wednesday’s top business stories:

The NY Times

U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter, by Nelson D. Schwartz

The Wall Street Journal

In drug mergers, there’s one sure bet: the layoffs, by Peter Loftus, Marta Falconi and Hester Plumridge


GE bids $17 billion for Alstom Energy to preempt Siemens, by Francois de Beaupuy, Richard Clough and Alex Webb

The Associated Press

‘Lego Movie’ gives Time Warner boost in 1Q
FDA weighs over-the-counter approval of Singulair, by Matthew Perrone


American truckers have been stranded by employers, by Claire Zillman


China is hiding how bad income inequality is in the country, by Lily Kuo

Today in business journalism

Pearson leaving WSJ/Dow Jones after 30+ years in Paris
Reuters parent swings to a profit
Bloomberg to name new DC bureau chief
Bartiromo ringing a new bell on Sunday
Twitter earnings disappoint

This date in business journalism history

2008: Ted David leaving CNBC Radio
2013: Bloomberg TV cuts production staff

Business journalism birthdays

April 30: Bob Safian of Fast Company

April 30: James Surowiecki of The New Yorker

April 30: Amanda Drury of CNBC

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