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Talking Biz News Today — Sept.6, 2013

September 6, 2013

Posted by Meredith Hamrick

Here are some of Friday’s top business stories:

Wall Street Journal

Financial crisis anniversary: for corporations and investors, debt makes a comeback, by James Sterngold and Matt Wirz

Cancer vaccine setback, by Jeanne Whalen and Ron Winslow

New York Times

U.S. economy adds 169,000 jobs as unemployment rate falls, by Catherine Rampell

A biotech king, dethroned, by Andrew Pollack


Apple hit with injunction in e-books antitrust case, by Nate Raymond

American Tower to buy Global Tower in $4.8 billion deal, by Chandni Doulatramani


U.S. stocks fall after Putin says Russia will assist Syria, by Lu Wang and Nick Taborek

Disney armed with ESPN cudgel in next pay-TV fee showdown, by Alex Sherman and Andy Fixmer


Google, Southwest employees have a better 401(k) than you, by Melanie Hicken

Walgreens prices vary as much as 55% at some stores, study finds, by Melanie Hicken

Today in business journalism

Jenny Paris, a managing editor for Dow Jones Newswires, is leaving the London bureau; Thomson Reuters gave data to 16 financial firms early, according to a whistleblower; The Rochester Business Journal adds sports columnist¬†Scott Pitoniak; Greg Barr is named managing editor of the Austin Business Journal; The Wall Street Journal’s “Heards on the Street” is looking for a tech columnist and an Asia editor; SABEW plans to recognize the top business journalist age 30 or younger.

This date in the history of business journalism

2008: Fox Business gets New York channel

2010: Prairie Biz editor Killion retires

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