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Talking Biz News Today — May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Some of Wednesday’s top business stories:

The Wall Street Journal

Alibaba files IPO in the U.S., by Juro Osawa, Telis Demos and Rolfe Winkler
Duke CEO Lynn Good addresses coal-ash spill, by Valerie Bauerlein

The New York Times

The unlikely ascent of Jack Ma, Alibaba’s founder, by Neil Gough and Alexandra Stevenson
Yellen describes a winter pause, but now a rebound, in economy, by Binyamin Appelbaum

The Associated Press

Fear of economic blow as births drop around world, by Bernard Condon
Health insurers: Payment rates above 80 percent, by Erica Werner


How China’s government set up Alibaba’s success, by Bruce Einhorn
As more supermarkets go premium, Whole Foods tries to go budget, by Vanessa Wong

And in local news:

The Charlotte Observer

Gov. McCrory proposes small N.C. teacher raises now, big changes in coming years, by Ann Doss Helms

Today in business journalism

NYT’s tech columnist Manjoo tones down his Tweets
Kimes leaves Bloomberg for ESPN
Bloomberg tried to hire Baquet to oversee DC
WaPo’s Capital Business hires new reporter
Alibaba files for giant IPO

This date in business journalism history

2009: WSJ to launch Japanese language edition of site
2010: ABC News biz reporter named “Good Morning America” co-anchor

Business journalism birthdays

May 7: Marty Steffens of the University of Missouri

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