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Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 30, 2023

August 30, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Job vacancies, quits plunge in July in stark sign of cooling trend in the US labor market, by Christopher Rugaber

US consumer confidence wanes with prices still high and signs of a cooling job market, by Matt Ott


X will allow political ads again and hire for safety and election teams ahead of 2024 elections, by Clare Duffy and Brian Fung

Amazon CEO tells employees to return to the office or their days may be numbered, by Brian Fung

The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Steel Entering Confidential Pacts as It Reviews Bids, by Will Feuer

3M Just Agreed to a $6 Billion Settlement. More Lawsuits Await., by John Keilman and Bob Tita


Regional banks face another hit as regulators force them to raise debt levels, by Hugh Son

GM, Google exploring ways to use AI across automaker’s business, by Michael Wayland


A mixed picture for retailers as bargain-hunting shoppers pick their spots, by Deborah Mary Sophia

Best Buy results beat a bright spot as revenue forecast trimmed, by Ananya Mariam Rajesh

News about business journalism:

Talking Biz News Today – Aug. 29, 2023

Yahoo Finance hires Bloomberg’s Mills as on-air host

Kaiser Health hires Wayne as ME for health policy

Law360 hires Tabahriti in London

Hearst’s new exec producer, meet the new ‘Meet the Press’ moderator, RTÉ’s digital/radio move

Gannett appoints Barnes consumer advocate reporter

UBS settles lawsuit with finance blog

Loizos named editor in chief of TechCrunch

CBC hires Smith to cover biz and tech










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