Talking Biz News

Talking Biz News Today — July 31, 2020

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll, by Martin Crutsinger, Paul Wiseman Amid the pandemic, Big Tech reports mixed earnings, by Michael Liedtke,...

GM swings to loss in Q2

General Motors booked a loss of $806 million for the second quarter, suffering the effects of factory closures prompted by the pandemic. Tom Krishner reported the news for the AP: Even though General Motors...

Talking Biz News Today — July 30, 2020

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Fed sees dim economic outlook as virus squeezes economy, by Christopher Rugaber US energy use hit 30-year low during pandemic shutdowns, by Matthew Brown CNN...

NCR announces promotion of two journalists

The National Catholic Reporter has appointed Bill Mitchell as its publisher and Barbara Fraser as its climate editor. In his new role, Mitchell will oversee editorial-related matters and advertising, circulation and marketing and will...

Big Tech bosses face Congress scrutiny

The heads of the four largest tech companies in the world will today answer questions in a Congress hearing on possible anti-competitive practices. David Shepardson and Nandita Bose reported the news for Reuters: The...