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Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 29, 2014

October 29, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Wednesday’s top stories:

The New York Times

Federal Reserve plans next phase as end to stimulus program is expected, by Binyamin Appelbaum

Facebook to spend billions on future, by Vindu Goel

The Wall Street Journal

Grand central: Fed critics have been wrong about QE’s most ill effects, by The Wall Street Journal’s Central Banks team

Business PAC dollars move to GOP Senate candidates in key races, by Rebecca Ballhaus, Amy Harder and Brody Mullins

U.S. earnings reassure investors but growth lags, by Theo Francis


Exclusive: SEC probing private equity performance figures – sources, by Greg Roumeliotis

French drugmaker Sanofi sacks CEO Viehbacher, by Natalie Huet and Noëlle Mennella

Bloomberg News

New tax rules won’t stop Pfizer from bidding U.S. goodbye, by Cynthia Koons

NASA vows to continue commercial rocket program after explosion, by Alan Levin

Buzzfeed Business

Cash-rich Asian companies are looking to pour money into Hollywood, by Peter Lauria

Business Insider

There it goes again — Russian Ruble falls to new record lows, by Tomas Hirst

Today in business journalism

Greenspun Media launching construction magazine

The intersection of political and business reporting gains prominence

WaPo’s Pearlstein didn’t intend to disparage TheStreet’s Feuerstein

Lou Dobbs of Fox Business is not a coffee snob

Reuters hires reporter in Chicago

This date in business journalism history

2006: Columnist: CNBC and WSJ miss what’s going on with housing

2009: Details of Forbes layoffs emerging

Business journalism birthdays

Oct. 29: Ali Velshi of Al Jazeera America

Oct. 29: Ellen Byron of The Wall Street Journal

Oct. 29: Andy Fixmer of Mashable

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