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Blackberry still trying to stay relevant

Blackberry is struggling to stay relevant as it loses ground to Apple and other smartphones, especially in the business market where it once held a near monopoly. Covering a businesses reinvention is always interesting,...

Behind the scenes of WSJ. Money

The third issue of WSJ Money, the Wall Street Journal‘s upscale personal finance magazine, appears Saturday as an insert in the business newspaper. The magazine focuses on investing issues for the high-net worth crowd,...

Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 20, 2013

Some of Friday’s top business stories: Wall Street Journal Pricing glitch affects rollout of online health exchanges, by Christopher Weaver, Timothy W. Martin and Jennifer Corbett Dooren Nielsen to add data for mobile TV...

Health exchanges hit some snags

As we get closer to the Oct. 1 deadline for the launch of health exchanges, a key part of President Obama’s health care reform law, there seem to be several issues that still need...

Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 19, 2013

Some of Thursday’s top business stories: Wall Street Journal Blackberry to slash workforce by up to 40%, by Will Connors Google may stop using ‘cookies’ to track web users, by Elizabeth Dwoskin Bloomberg Bernanke...

The Fed surprises everyone

The Federal Reserve Board surprised everyone Wednesday by saying it would actually continue its unprecedented stimulus efforts despite the expectations of everyone. And investors cheered the news, sending the stock market to record highs. The...

Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 18, 2013

Some of Wednesday’s top business headlines New York Times Reaping profit after assisting on health law, by Sheryl Gay Stolberg Wall Street Journal FedEx earnings: Profit up 6.5% on higher margins, ground-shipping strength, by...

Markets calm before Federal Reserve

In the biggest non-story of the month is that the stock markets aren’t moving. Normally this would warrant no coverage at all expect for the fact that it’s before the Federal Reserve Board is expected...

The business of media

The New York Times columnist David Carr’s piece Sunday was about the business of media, specifically the increasing blur between journalism and paid content across many major news outlets. What is the most disconcerting...