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Talking Biz News Today — Aug. 24, 2023

August 24, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Iran, Saudi Arabia and Egypt are among 6 nations set to join the BRICS economic bloc, by Gerald Imray and Mogomotsi Magome

Hopeful signs of an economic ‘soft landing’ emerge in Jackson Hole as Fed meets with world watching, by Christopher Rugaber


America added 306,000 fewer jobs last year than we thought. But the labor market is still hot, by Alicia Wallace

Nvidia’s quarterly sales double on the back of AI boom, by Clare Duffy and Samantha Delouya

The Wall Street Journal

Nielsen Plans to Incorporate Amazon’s Data on ‘Thursday Night Football’ Viewership, by Joe Flint

Target Goes Local to Speed Up Order Deliveries, by Liz Young


CVS pushes into making cheaper versions of complex drugs with new discount Humira, by Bertha Coombs

Nike falls for record 10th straight day as Foot Locker woes, China slowdown hit stock, by Gabrielle Fonrouge


UK supermarket Asda launches fresh round of price cuts

Google vows more transparency on ads as new EU rules kick in, by Foo Yun Chee

News about business journalism:

Bloomberg Law’s Gilbert to cover intellectual property

Dallas Biz Journal editor Schnick departing

Fund that used CNBC’s Cramer picks is closing

The Messenger hires Rennie as breaking news editor on the biz team

Russia asks to extend pretrial detention of WSJ’s Gershkovich

Politico adds data whiz, CNN’s new election reporter, Russia cracks down on UK journos

Press oppression continues as Russia blacklists BBC, Guardian and Telegraph journalists

Franklin News Foundation acquires Illinois-based Advanced Digital Media

Worcester Biz Journal postpones 40 under 40 after assault

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