Talking Biz News

Coverage: The buzz about BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has long been a media darling with its easily digestible and clever lists covering the news and entertainment. With the announcement it is receiving a venture capital investment of $50 million, which values...

Coverage: The recession isn’t over

According to Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, the recession is still weighing on the U.S. economy, particularly the labor market. Gina Chon of the Financial Times had this story: The Federal Reserve’s...

Coverage: Banks still too big to fail

Banks still have a long way to go when it comes to the safety of the system, and regulators aren’t pleased with the progress they’re making. Bloomberg’s Jesse Hamilton reported that 11 of the...

Coverage: The day the deals are pulled

Many of the business headlines today were about abandoned deals. First Rupert Murdoch’s Fox withdrew its bid for Time Warner. Then the news broke that Sprint was backing away from T-Mobile. Since I love...

Coverage: Gannett looking to expand

Media companies have been expanding past the news business for years. Several of the most successful companies, such as Bloomberg, get most of their earnings from sources other than reporting the news. And now,...