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Talking Biz News Today — April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Fed signals it will likely hold rates near zero for months, by Christopher Rugaber

Pandemic brings fortunes to Amazon – and headaches too, by Anne D’Innocenzio, Alexandra Olson


Tesla posts profit despite hit from coronavirus, by Chris Isidore

Boeing will cut 16,000 jobs after posting a massive loss, by Chris Isidore

The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Earnings Jump, Aided by Cloud-Computing Demand During Pandemic, by Aaron Tilley

Facebook Shares Soar as Ad Sales Stabilize, by Jeff Horwitz


Oil major Shell slashes dividend for the first time since World War II, by Sam Meredith

The world’s wealthiest are sticking with stocks despite the coronavirus crisis, UBS finds, by Elliot Smith


Millions of Americans likely applied for jobless benefits last week though wave is stabilizing, by Lucia Mutikani

Reckitt Benckiser posts record sales on disinfectant boom, by Siddharth Cavale

News about business journalism

Fast Company has undergone a redesign

California biz magazine accuses ex-employer of deleting its YouTube account

Vice TV to launch weekly biz show hosted by NYU’s Galloway

Former Debtwire editor in chief starts news service on renewable energy

Real estate news site Curbed folding into New York magazine

Tampa Bay Times biz columnist to become editorials editor

Reuters reporter Kalin joins WSJ as Middle East correspondent

Fox Business sees 80 percent increase in total viewers in April


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