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Talking Biz News Today — April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Biofuels producers, farmers not sold on switch to electric, by Scott McFetridge

Major economies support $650 billion boost in IMF resources, by Martin Crutsinger


Jamie Dimon sounds the alarm on the future of American prosperity, by Matt Egan

Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes, by Clare Duffy

The Wall Street Journal

Biden Softens Tax Plan Aimed at Profitable Companies That Pay Little, by Rihard Rubin, Kate Davidson

CBS Cuts Ties With Executives Amid Allegations of Hostile Workplace, by Joe Flint


Okta expects annual revenue to jump by 30% with addition of new products, by Tyler Clifford

Carnival says bookings are rising at record pace, could switch home ports if US rules are too restrictive, by Katie Tsai


Amazon union election in Alabama has 55% voter turnout

Biden plan calls for $100 billion in new EV consumer rebates: email

News about business journalism

Fortune hires three new staffers in Europe

Barlyn departs Reuters for The Hartford

WSJ’s Bowers hired by Philly Inquirer as director of product

Politico’s Lima to cover content moderation and social media hires Bodley to oversee crypto coverage

NPR hires Hsu as labor and workplace correspondent

S&P Global to add Dow Jones content

Golden departing Business Insider to become investment manager

Levine to cover privacy and data protection for Politico

Reuters taps Ratz as senior correspondent

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