Talking Biz News

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 24, 2014

Some of Friday’s top stories: New York Times Fined billions, JP Morgan Chase will give Dimon a raise, by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Susanne Craig Industry awakens to threat of climate change, by Coral Davenport...

Netflix gains subscribers; stock soars

Investors piled into Netflix shares Wednesday after the streaming video service added more than 2 million customers in the last quarter of 2013. Netflix’s gains presents a conundrum for mainstream cable providers and network...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 23, 2014

Some of Thursday’s top stories: New York Times Neiman Marcus breach affected 1.1 million cards, by Elizabeth A. Harris, Nicole Perlroth and Nathaniel Popper Universal to expand Harry Potter park, by Brooks Barnes Reuters...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 22, 2014

Some of Wednesday’s biggest stories: Reuters VMWare to buy mobile security firm AirWatch in $1.54 billion deal, by Neha Alawadhi and Soham Chatterjee New York Times Lex Fenwick, Dow Jones chief, resigns in shift...

Pimco CEO El-Erian resigns

Pacific Investment Management Co. will have a new head as Mohamed El-Erian unexpectedly resigned from the top job. While a succession plan was detailed, no reason was given for his departure. Tom Lauricella, Julie...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 21, 2014

Some of Tuesday’s top stories: Reuters Verizon revenue climbs on strong mobile growth, by Sinead Carew Delta Air fourth-quarter profit rises on rev gains, lower fuel costs, by Karen Jacobs Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson’s...

Deutsche Bank posts loss

Deutsche Bank shocked the market with its surprise week-early earnings announcement, which was more than a $1 billion loss. The Wall Street Journal had this story by Ulrike Dauer, David Enrich and Eyk Henning:...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 20, 2014

Some of Monday’s top stories: New York Times Anheuser-Busch InBev to repurchase South Korean brewer for $5.8 billion, by Chad Bray Swindlers use telephones, with internet’s tactics, by Nick Wingfield Bloomberg Argentina submits offer...

Shell warns on earnings

Taking over one of the top oil jobs would never be easy, but for Shell CEO Ben van Beurden announcing a drop in earning for his company was likely difficult. It’s never a good...