Tagged: news coverage

Talking Biz News Today — Nov. 2, 2020

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Starbucks targets new market, in coffee exporting Laos Louisiana to have a 2-day sales tax holiday in November CNN Big Tech is strengthening its hold...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct 30, 2020

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Tech giants report strong results, but murky outlooks Walmart removes guns, ammunition on display at U.S. stores, by Anne D’Innocenzio CNN Amazon had a blowout...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 29, 2020

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system, by Frank Bajak General Electric’s 3Q adjusted profit surprises Wall Street, by Michelle Chapman CNN Boeing will...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 28, 2020

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service, by Mae Anderson Social media CEOs to face grilling from Republican senators, by Marcy Gordon CNN Microsoft...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 27, 2020

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Fed up: California restaurants seek booze, health fee refund, by Michael R. Blood Dunkin’ shares hit all-time high after holding buyout talks, by Dee-Ann Durbin...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 26, 2020

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Virus is pummeling Europe’s eateries — and winter is coming, by Raf Casert Germany’s Bayer to buy US gene therapy specialist AskBio The Wall Street...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 23, 2020

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press US jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs remain high, by Christopher Rugaber Facebook, Twitter CEOs ordered to testify by GOP senators, by Marcy Gordon...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 22, 2020

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges, by Michael Balsamo, Geoff Mulvihill Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter, by Tom...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 21, 2020

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Netflix reports a summer slump in subscriber growth, by Michael Liedtke, Barbara Ortutay From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban renewal, by Tom Krisher, Michael...

Conoco buys Concho Resources for $9.7 bln

ConocoPhillips has struck a deal with Concho Resources to tie up their operations in a $9.7-billion all-stock deal. Cathy Bussewitz reported the news for the AP: ConocoPhillips is buying shale producer Concho Resources in...