Talking Biz News

Talking Biz News Today — April 16, 2014

Wednesday’s top business news stories: The New York Times Yellen signals continued need to keep rates low, by Nelson D. Schwartz Reuters Google first-quarter revenue misses Wall Street targets, by Alexei Oreskovic IBM revenue...

GM still in the news

General Motors Co. continues to make headlines as Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra deals with the aftermath of recalls and public relations crises. Last week, two top employees were suspended, while Tuesday there were...

Citigroup beats estimates, vows turnaround

Citigroup Inc. finally had some good news as earnings beat analysts’ expectations for the quarter. But reporters had many different takes on the overall story. Michael Corkery had this story for the New York...

Talking Biz News Today — April 14, 2014

Some of Monday’s top business stories: The New York Times Local news, off college presses, by Jennifer Conlin Citigroup reports 4% rise in quarterly profit, despite regulatory woes, by Michael Corkery The Wall Street...

Yahoo moves into TV

Last week, Yahoo announced yet another strategy to win over Internet users – moving into original TV programming. The Wall Street Journal had this story by Mike Shields and Douglas MacMillan: Yahoo Inc. is raising...

Looks like Cohen gets off

SAC Capital settled charges of insider trading Thursday, and sources close to the firm are saying that this is likely the end of the line for charges. The Wall Street Journal story by Christopher...