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Talking Biz News Today — May 6, 2014

May 6, 2014

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Some of Tuesday’s top business stories:

The NY Times

High-tech push has board games rolling again, by Nick Wingfield
Hedge fund moguls’ pay has the 1% looking up, by Alexandra Stevenson

The Wall Street Journal

Target’s problem: Tar-zhay isn’t working, by Paul Ziobro, Monica Langley and Joann S. Lublin
Bayer to buy Merck’s consumer business for $14.2 billion, by Michael Calia and Neetha Mahadevan


U.S. trade deficit narrows, but not enough to help GDP, by Lucia Mutikani
Office Depot to close 400 U.S. stores, shares rise, by Maria Ajit Thomas

The Associated Press

Twitter stock slumps as lock-up expires


Tablet sales slowdown comes sooner than expected, by Adam Satariano

Today in business journalism

The importance of social media in business journalism
CNNMoney hires markets and investing reporter
Vass, longtime Chattanooga biz editor, to retire 
WSJ’s Baker: We rock at scoops
Apparently data is king

This date in business journalism history

2009: Nightly Business Report co-anchor Kangas plans to retire at end of 2009
2010: NYPost biz editor leaving for Moody’s 


Joe Nocera of the NYT, Dan Kraut of Bloomberg, Telis Demos of the WSJ

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