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Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 29, 2019

October 29, 2019

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Automakers side with Trump in legal fight with California, by Tom Krisher Ellen Knickmeyer

Google falls short on third-quarter profit, by Rachel Lerman


Fitbit stock spikes 30% on report that Google wants to buy it, by Samantha Murphy Kelly

Virgin Galactic soars in its stock exchange debut, by Jackie Wattles


BP’s third-quarter net profit tumbles 41% on weaker oil prices, weather impacts, by Sam Meredith

Beyond Meat turns its first profit, topping estimates, but shares sink, by Amelia Lucas


Facebook employees dissent over policy on lying in political ads, by Scott Rosenberg

Uber sets up “Uber Money” division focused on financial services, by Kia Kokalitcheva


Amazon could challenge loss of $10 billion Pentagon cloud deal as early as next week, by Nandita Bose

VW ramps up China electric car factories, taking aim at Tesla, by Edward Taylor, Jan Schwartz, Joseph White

News about business journalism

Biz journal publisher: We chart the course for our readers

The Telegraph hires Clowes as reporter

WSJ to expand “Future of Everything” with new monthly print section

WSJ’s Shellenbarger plans to retire after 40 years

Indianapolis Star taps government/biz reporter Briggs as metro columnist

Growth and economic issues reporter leaving Asheville daily

Union to Dow Jones CEO Lewis: Without us, you’re nothing

USA Today hires personal finance and markets reporter

Wired hires Chokkattu as senior associate editor

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