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Talking Biz News Today- Aug. 23, 2013

August 23, 2013

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Here are some of the top stories in business journalism on Friday:

New York Times headlines:

Pricing problem suspends Nasdaq for three hours, by Nathaniel Popper

Moody’s threatens to cut credit ratings of banks, by Peter Eavis

Bloomberg Businessweek top headlines:

Twitter co-creator Ev Williams stretches the medium, by Brad Stone

Reuters top headlines:

Microsoft CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months, by Sinead Carew

Germany, Britain lead Europe’s nascent economic recovery, by Alexandra Hudson and Olesya Dmitracova

CNNMoney top headlines:

Fast food wage protests head south, by Emily Jane Fox

Brazil makes $60 billion bid to halt currency slide, by Charles Riley

Forbes top headlines:

Delta Air Lines: Next year, our health care costs will increase by ‘nearly $100 million,’ by Avik Roy

Bloomberg top headlines:

College leaders wary of Obama plan linking college aid to rank, by John Lauerman

CFTC said near releasing plans for regulating high-speed trading, by Silla Brush

This date in business journalism history:

2006: WSJ to cut stock tables

2007: Winston-Salem newspaper cutting standalone business section

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