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Talking Biz News Today — Dec. 18, 2014

December 18, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories

The New York Times

As Havana celebrates historic shift, economic and political hopes rise, by Damien Cave, Randal C. Archibold and Victoria Burnett

Sony cancels release of “The Interview” after threats, by Brooks Barnes and Michael Cieply

The Wall Street Journal

Fed sets stage for rate hikes in 2015, by Jon Hilsenrath

Couche-Tard to buy Pantry for $860 million, by Dana Mattioli and Dana Cimilluca

The Associated Press

US jobless aid applications decline to 289,000, by Christopher S. Rugaber

Putin: West is trying to ‘defang’ the Russian bear, by Laura Mills and Vladimir Isachenkov


Wells Fargo rides retail deposits to be most-valuable bank, by Yalman Onaran

Justice Department probes Forex site that vanished with cash, by David Evans and Willem Marx

Today in business journalism

Forbes to launch Austrian edition in 2015

Biz news site to launch in Denver next month

Ex-Reuters journalist launches video startup

CNN hires Politico reporter to cover politics and finance intersection

A gentler Valleywag is coming in 2015

This date in business journalism history

2006: SABEW best in business now all online

2013: Bloomberg View has failed to spark debate

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