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Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 24, 2014

September 24, 2014

Posted by Meg Garner

Some of Wednesday’s top stories:

The New York Times

Big soda makers agree on effort to cut Americans’ drink calories, by Stephanie Strom

Finding a door into banking, Walmart prepares to offer checking accounts, by Hiroko Tabuchi and Jessica Silver-Greenberg

The Wall Street Journal

Pimco ETF draws probe by SEC, by Kirsten Grind, Gregory Zuckerman and Jean Eaglesham

Citizens Financial IPO prices at $21.50 a share, below range, by Corrie Driebusch and Daniel Huang

The Associated Press

Samsung to launch new phone in China before Apple, by Youkyung Lee

Amazon workers in Germany extend strike, by The Associated Press


Apple’s IOS 8 software update causing apps to crash more, by Adam Satariano


US mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA, by Diana Olick

Today in business journalism

Lack leaving Bloomberg Media for fed job

Why Vanity Fair covers business stories

Memphis daily cuts standalone biz section, but not biz staff

Judge lifts order banning publication of company info

Weber out as ME of The Information

This day in business journalism history

2009: Dow Jones sells Screaming Media

2011: Fox Business Network’s Gasparino says Morgan Stanley threatened him

Business journalism birthdays

Sept. 24: Natasha Singer of The New York Times

Sept. 24: Lou Dobbs of the Fox Business Network

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