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Talking Biz News Today — Aug. 14, 2013

August 14, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

Here is what business journalists are focusing on Wednesday as their top stories:

Wall Street Journal top headlines:

Stocks lose ground, by Alexandra Scaggs

UPS jet crashes in Alabama, by Valerie Bauerlein

Financial Times top headlines:

Paulson agrees to buy Steinway for $512 million, by Anjli Raval

Two traders charged in London Whale case, by Kara Scannell

Bloomberg News top headlines:

Pimco says now is time to buy emerging market debt after selloff, by Ye Xie

AMR seen imperiled in U.S. shift to block airline merger, by Mary Schlangenstein, Julie Johnsson & Thomas Black

Reuters top headlines:

Germany, France help euro zone exit recession, by Martin Santa

Watsa to hold keys to a BlackBerry deal, by Euan Rocha and Greg Roumeliotis

CNNMoney top headlines:

Apple tops $500. Thanks, Carl!, by Hibah Yousef

Bill Ackman disses Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, by Emily Jane Fox

New York Times top headlines:

BP sues U.S. over contract suspension, by Stanley Reed

FDA examining drowsy driving in the morning, by Katie Thomas

This date in business journalism:

2012: Marla Dickerson is named business editor of the Los Angeles Times. (Dickerson is still on the job.)

2008: Orlando Sentinel business columnist Beth Kassab talks about column writing. (She has since moved on to writing a metro column.)

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