Talking Biz News

Five years after the financial crisis

Many business news outlets have been running series this week about the state of the financial system five years after the crisis. It’s been interesting to see what topics are being covered, indicating where...

Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 10, 2013

Some of Tuesday’s top business stories: New York Times Invasive tactic in foreclosures draws scrutiny, by Jessica Silver-Greenberg Drug deaths threaten rising business of electronic music fests, by Ben Sisario and James C. McKinley...

Neiman Marcus changing hands

In another sign the retail industry is heating up or that private equity shops need to show returns, Neiman Marcus is going to change hands again. Here’s the New York Times story: The owners...

Talking Biz News Today — Sept.6, 2013

Here are some of Friday’s top business stories: Wall Street Journal Financial crisis anniversary: for corporations and investors, debt makes a comeback, by James Sterngold and Matt Wirz Cancer vaccine setback, by Jeanne Whalen...

Summers faces opposition for Fed chair

Lawrence Summers, considered by many to be the front-runner to be the new Federal Reserve chairman, isn’t likely to have an easy nomination process if he’s President Obama’s pick. But Obama knows that his...

Talking Biz News Today- Sept.5, 2013

Some of Thursday’s top business stories: Wall Street Journal: IRS rule leads restaurants to rethink automatic tips, by Julie Jargon Dish, Disney gird for showdown over ESPN, by Amol Sharma and Shalini Ramachandran New...