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Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 22, 2023

August 22, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Dubai International Airport sees 41.6 million passengers in first half of year, more than in 2019, by Jon Gambrell

Europe’s sweeping rules for tech giants are about to kick in. Here’s how they work, by Kelvin Chan


Job seekers want record-high wages — and men expect $25,000 more than women do, by Alicia Wallace

China fines US due diligence firm Mintz Group $1.5 million for ‘unapproved’ investigations, by Laura He

The Wall Street Journal

New U.S. Buyback Tax Hits Companies With $3.5 Billion Burden, by Jennifer Williams-Alvarez

Chinese E-Commerce Giants Pivot to Selling Inexpensive Goods, by Raffaele Huang and Shen Lu


American Airlines pilots approve sweetened labor deal with big raises, by Leslie Josephs

Mortgage rates hit their highest point since 2000, by Diana Olick


S&P downgrades multiple US banks citing ‘tough’ operating conditions

Microsoft, Activision to sell streaming to secure biggest video gaming deal, by Kate Holton and Paul Sandle

News about business journalism:

Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 21, 2023

Fortune hires Ivanova as deputy editor of digital

Phoenix Biz Journal hires Thompson as ME

Here’s Mike Bloomberg’s memo on new company leadership

Bloomberg parent names new CEO and president

Washington Post taps Dou to cover tech policy

Media Movers: CoStar’s Tony Wilbert

FT names Foy its Brussels bureau chief

Bloomberg’s Surane joins the U.K. and Middle East team

New York Times’ Cooking EIC, our Media Movers column, WaPo’s class of four fellows

Law360 names Russ editor at large














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