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Talking Biz News – Dec. 20, 2021

December 20, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Manchin upends Biden’s agenda, won’t back $2 trillion bill, by Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram, Hope Yen

Restaurants anxious as omicron, high food costs take toll, by Dee-Ann Durbin, Mae Anderson, Sylvia Hui


Goldman Sachs cuts US economic forecast after Joe Manchin rejects Build Back Better, by Matt Egan

The market may be ignoring risk of Omicron shutdowns, by Paul R. La Monica

The Wall Street Journal

Supply-Chain Mess Threatens Holiday Sales, From Hot Sauce to Board Games, by Austen Hufford

Disney and YouTube Reach Deal, Ending Blackout, by Patience Haggin, Lillian Rizzo


Public health emergency end could cause millions to lose Medicaid coverage, by Phil McCausland

Zoom executive says hybrid work will continue to drive growth after the pandemic, by Sumathi Bala


Global M&A activity smashes all-time records to top $5 trillion in 2021, by Anirban Sen Pamela Barbglia, Kane Wu

Tesla’s Musk says he will pay over $11 bln in taxes this year

News about business journalism 

Bloomberg columnist Levine: Panic is my motivator

New England Cable News to end “This Week in Business”

Reuters staffer Szekely to depart after 43 years

Business in Vancouver shifting website content, printed newspaper

Insider hires Lockwood as a tech reporter

Forbes EIC Lane, reporter testify before Trump grand jury

NY Times fires Wirecutter section editor Marquis

dotLA hires Fortune’s Mashayekhi as an editor

Houston Chronicle hires Luck to cover real estate

Ellis departing Cheddar for Morning Brew

NY Times hires Hernandez from Reuters to be a graphics editor

WSJ reporter Whelan to cover Disney, studios


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