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Talking Biz News Today — Aug. 15, 2013

August 15, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

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

Wall Street Journal top headlines:

Stocks, bonds sell off, by Kaitlyn Kierman and Min Zeng

Dell reports earnings after the close, by Brian Fitzgerald

Financial Times top headlines:

Wal-Mart sales drop signals gloomier outlook for consumers, by Barney Jopson

Cisco cuts jobs on “inconsistent” global demand, by April Dembosky

Bloomberg News top headlines:

U.S. net outflow of long-term securities rises to $66.9 billion, by Meera Louis

Consumer comfort in U.S. drops from more than five-year high, by Alexandra Baca

Reuters top headlines:

U.S. jobs, inflation data support tapering of Fed bond buying, by Lucia Mutikani

Buffett’s Berkshire buys Suncor, Dish as stocks appeal, by Jonathan Stempel and Tanya Agrawal

CNNMoney top headlines:

Carl Icahn is having an amazing year, by Hibah Yousuf

High speed trading puts investors on losing end, by Maureen Farrell

New York Times top headlines:

Old economies rise as growing markets begin to falter, by Nathaniel Popper

Intermittent nature of green power is problem for utilities, by Diane Cardwell

This date in business journalism:

2012:  Comcast ordered to put Bloomberg Television next to other business news networks (Bloomberg is still fighting Comcast to enforce the order.)

2008: Atlanta Constitution names new business editor, new business columnist (Andre Jackson now is an editorial page editor, while the business editor is now Matt Kempner.)

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