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Talking Biz News Today — Nov. 3, 2014

November 3, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Monday’s top stories:

The Wall Street Journal

Big oil feels the need to get smaller, by Daniel Gilbert and Justin Scheck

Rocket Internet IPO proceeds less than expected, by Chase Gummer

Diageo to take full control of Don Julio, by Peter Evans

The New York Times

Dell’s life after Wall Street, by Quentin Hardy

Investigators focus on tail booms in crash of space plane, by Kenneth Chang

Bloomberg News

Banker Rurik Jutting charged with two Hong Kong murders, by Cathy Chan

Publicis buys Sapient for $3.7 billion in digital ad push, by Kristen Schweizer


Unknown election outcome is stocks’ big fear, by Ryan Vlastelica

Alibaba’s first earnings to test mettle, investor enthusiasm, by Alexei Oreskovic and Paul Carsten


Procter & Gamble’s Argentina ops suspended after tax fraud charge, by Reuters

Business Insider

Angela Merkel threw down a huge ultimatum to David Cameron, by Dina Spector

Today in business journalism

Tech news site CNET branching into print

Tennessee paper names executive biz editor

Forbes sells The Social Register

Louisville biz reporter Francis retires

Fusion hires Kashmir Hill from Forbes as it expands tech news operation

This date in business journalism history

2009: Bloomberg expects to name BusinessWeek editor before deal closes

2012: Wired editor in chief resigns to run robotics company

Business journalism birthdays

Nov. 2: Chaz Repak of Dow Jones

Nov. 2: Mike Santoli of Yahoo! Finance

Nov. 3: Diane Goldie of The Wall Street Journal

Nov. 3: Kathleen McLaughlin of The Indianapolis Business Journal

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