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Talking Biz News Today- Aug. 29, 2013

August 29, 2013

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Here are some of today’s top business stories:

New York Times top headlines:

After a suicide, chairman of Zurich Insurance quits, by Jack Ewing (New York Times)

As renters move in, some homeowners fret, by Shaila Dewan (New York Times)

CNNMoney top headlines:

Apple stock may ride iPhone roller coaster, by David Goldman (CNNMoney)

Verizon in talks to buy Vodafone stake, by Virginia Harrison (CNNMoney)

Reuters top headlines:

Zurich chairman Ackermann resigns over CFO suicide, by Katharina Bart (Reuters)

Vodafone in talks to sell Verizon Wireless stake to Verizon, by Kate Holton and Sinead Carew (Reuters)

Bloomberg top headlines:

Economy in U.S. grew more than forecast in second quarter, by Shobhana Chandra (Bloomberg)

JPMorgan bribe probe said to expand in Asia as spreadsheet is found, by Dawn Kopecki (Bloomberg)

This date in business journalism history:

2007: M&A magazine launched with Dow Jones help

2008: Bloomberg says it will stand by journalist in obit snafu


Note: Stories are selected based on popularity among online readers, prominence on the web page, and general “understandability” for people who know nothing about business and have short attention spans.


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