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Talking Biz News Today — March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Fed takes emergency steps to slash rates and ease bank rules, by Christopher Rugaber

Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years, by Jake Coyle


Chinese billionaire Jack Ma says he will donate one million face masks and 500,000 coronavirus testing kits to the US, by Shannon Liao

United slashes its schedule 50%; seeks cost savings from unions, by Chris Isidore

The Wall Street Journal

Amazon Courts Walmart, Target to Join Cashierless Tech Group, by Aaron Tilley, Sarah Nassauer

Coronavirus Prompts Abercrombie, Nike, Others to Close Shops, by Suzanne Kapner, Sarah Nassauer


California governor calls for closure of all bars and wineries, home isolation of seniors, by Riya Bhattacharjee

Starbucks temporarily adopts ‘to go’ model, will close or shorten hours near coronavirus clusters, by Christina Cheddar Berk


U.S. crude falls below $30 as Fed move fails to calm markets, by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

Factories shift operations in scramble to restock supermarket shelves, by Melissa Fares, Lisa Baertlein

News about business journalism

The life of a business journalist as entrepreneur

Fox Business removes Regan from prime-time slot

Bloomberg Opinion hires Kim as tech columnist

Cincy Biz Courier names Garner as its digital editor

Editor: WSJ special section on coronavirus was a team effort

What working from home means at the WSJ

Buffalo Business First editor Wright to retire

Metro Philly is re-staffing under new ownership

Biz publications offering free content due to coronavirus

Strasburg to cover cyber beat for WSJ

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