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Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Mack Truck workers begin strike at plants in 3 states

California power outages highlight economic disparity, by Cathy Bussewitz


The big bank winning streak might be about to end, by Charles Riley

America’s factories are in trouble. The trade war is only part of the problem, by Anneken Tappe

The Wall Street Journal

SoftBank Seeking to Take Control of WeWork Through Financing Package, by Maureen Farrell, Liz Hoffman, Eliot Brown

Sears Hasn’t Fared Better After Bankruptcy as Another 100 Stores Will Soon Close, by Suzanne Kapner


Costs pile up for airlines as Boeing 737 Max grounding enters eighth month, by Leslie Josephs

FDA approves new Eli Lilly drug to ‘resolve’ migraine pain in two hours, by Elijah Shama


ConocoPhillips quits northern Australia in $1.4 billion sale to Santos, by Sonali Paul

Volkswagen CEO says electric car shift won’t hurt margins: paper, by Francesca Landini

News about business journalism

FT hires Indvik of Vogue Business

Deputy economics editor Mullaney departs AP

WSJ names Lin its deputy digital platforms editor

Iowa newspaper raises funds via social media to pay off legal fees

Meet the new Quartz Pros team

Former business journalist launches his own venture

Fox Business’s Maria Bartiromo on The Corp podcast

Texas Observer hires senior writer and editor

How the WSJ is using machine learning to identify gaps in coverage

Verdonck gets a new Bloomberg post covering Asian energy markets

Debtwire hires Summerville to cover capital markets

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