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Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 7, 2020

February 7, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Global tourism takes major hit as virus halts Chinese travel, by Dee-Ann Durbin

Corporate America has a 1%, too, more influential than ever, by Stan Choe


Post-Brexit U.K.’s surveillance practices could spell big problems for business, by David Meyer

Closed attractions, shut restaurants, and a ‘ban’ on hugs: How Disney parks are dealing with the coronavirus, by Eamon Barrett


Uber CEO says ‘era of growth at all costs is over’ after losing $8.5 billion last year, by Sara Ashley O’Brien

US clears the way for this self-driving vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals, by Matt McFarland

The Wall Street Journal

Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam Resigns Amid Spying Scandal, by Margot Patrick

Jobs Report Could Show Signs of Weakening Economic Momentum, by Sarah Chaney, Jeffrey Sparshott


Exclusive: Goldman Sachs to raise $8 billion for new buyout fund – sources, by Julie Zhu

Uber sees profit by end of 2020, but still expects full-year loss, by Tina Bellon, Munsif Vengattil

News about business journalism

Fast Company, Bloomberg Businessweek among Ellie Award finalists

How Morning Brew more than tripled its revenue in 2019

WSJ parent reports decline in revenue, profit

ViacomCBS weighing options for CNET

Business Insider hires Abrego to be editor on finance team

Boston Globe hires Huang as business editor

Forbes promotes Schlesinger to chief marketing officer

Aberdeen biz reporter Ballard set to depart

Digital Trends hires Gebel as reporter

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