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Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 23, 2019

October 23, 2019

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Nike CEO Mark Parker to step down in January, by Joseph Pisani

‘Just too much’: Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax, by Josh Boak


How bad are things for Boeing? Investors are about to find out, by Chris Isidore

Hasbro plunges 17% after getting hit hard by tariffs, by Paul R. La Monica

The Wall Street Journal

Disney Chief Robert Iger Defends Marvel Movies Against Hollywood Critics, by Erich Schwartzel

Facebook’s Zuckerberg to Face Congressional Grilling, by Jeff Horwitz, Deepa Seetharaman


Chipotle crushes earnings estimates, says accelerated drive-thru plans may delay some store openings, by Amelia Lucas

Best Buy follows Amazon, Walmart in next-day delivery push in time for the holidays, by Elly Cosgrove


U.S. House votes to advance bill curbing anonymous shell companies, Pete Schroeder

Intel files antitrust case against SoftBank-backed firm over patent practices, by Stephen Nellis

News about business journalism

Bloomberg Law tells reporters not to gloat about scoops on social media

Bloomberg hires FundFire’s Akinnibi

LA Times hires Bloomberg’s Sakoui to cover entertainment industry

The Financial Times is launching a consulting firm

Indianapolis Biz Journal hires new reporter, moves reporter to new beat

Meredith sells Money to digital advertising firm

Facebook offers millions to Dow Jones, Bloomberg, but nothing to Reuters and AP

Zipkin hired by CNBC as editor on Acorns collaboration

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