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Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 16, 2023

August 16, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Retail sales rose solidly last month in a sign that consumers are still spending freely, by Anne D’Innocenzio

Going to college? Here’s what you should know about student loans, by Adriana Morga


ESPN anchor Sage Steele departs network after settling lawsuit, by Jon Passantino

For the first time, cable and broadcast makes up less than half of TV viewing, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

Home Depot’s Inflation Pressures Ease, by Dean Seal

Tesla Launches Cheaper, Lower-Range Model S and Model X, by Alyssa Lukpat


Fitch warns it may be forced to downgrade dozens of banks, including JPMorgan Chase, by Hugh Son

Homebuilder sentiment drops sharply, as mortgage rates surge over 7%, by Diana Olick


New York fines Avis Budget for denying car rentals to people who lack credit cards, by Jonathan Stempel

Amazon Pharmacy automates discounts to help insulin patients get pledged prices, by Patrick Wingrove

News about business journalism:

Loeb Award finalists are named

Brooks to receive Minard Award

Adler to receive Loeb distinguished achievement award

CNN’s gutsy reshuffle brings a dozen personnel into new and expanding roles, more moves inside

Politics moves: New White House reporter at NBC, Atlanta’s political co-host, WaPo breaking news editor

Bloomberg page one editor Fletcher departs

CNBC hires Bloomberg’s Peebles to cover health and pharma











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