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Talking Biz News Today — Aug. 28, 2013

August 28, 2013

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Here are some of today’s top business headlines:

New York Times headlines:

Merrill Lynch in big payout for bias case, by Patrick McGeehan

New census numbers show recession’s effect on families, by Sam Roberts

Reuters top headlines:

Chinese shoppers set to become world leaders online, by Paul Carsten

Mortgage applications fall as rates hit 2013 high: MBA, by Steven C. Johnson

Bloomberg top headlines:

U.S. bank legal bills exceed $100 billion, by Donal Griffin and Dakin Campbell

Wal-Mart same-sex benefits puts pressure on hold-outs, by Renee Dudley and Chris Burritt

Bloomberg Businessweek top headlines:

Starbucks’s supermarket invasion, now with juice, by Vanessa Wong

CNNMoney top headlines:

Detroit pensions: bribes, a $5,000 poker chip and a big financial hole, by Melanie Hicken

IPhone 5C: Cheaper for Apple, not for you, by Adrian Covert

This date in business journalism history:

2006: WSJ Saturday claims 570 new advertisers

2008: Apple CEO Steve Jobs is not dead yet

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