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Talking Biz News — Nov. 26, 2021

November 26, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Holiday season moves into high gear but challenges remain, by Anne D’Innocenzio

Americans are spending but inflation casts pall over economy, by Martin Crutsinger


This could finally be Sears’ and Kmart’s last holiday shopping season, by Chris Isidore

Jobless claims hit lowest level since 1969, by Anneken Tappe

The Wall Street Journal

FDA to Disclose Staff Review of Merck Covid-19 Pill, by Jared S. Hopkins, Betsy McKay

Black Friday Shopping Is Back but the Door-Busters Aren’t, by Suzanne Kapner


New Covid variant roils global markets with oil sinking 5%, by Elliott Smith

Sitting out the season: A record number of Americans say they won’t be buying holiday gifts this year, by Lauren Thomas, Melissa Repko


Carmakers get inventive as global chip crisis bites, by Christina Amann

Italy’s antitrust regulator fines Google, Apple over data use

News about business journalism 

Insider hires Chowdhury to cover venture capital

Bloomberg’s Syed hired by Teneo for German office

Unsted becomes team leader for EMEA equities at Bloomberg

Miami Herald hires Butler to cover real estate

STAT staff grows 60 percent in 2021

NY Times hires WSJ’s Forbes as social editor

What’s behind the strike at Wirecutter

Senior BBC biz journalist Deol to exit after 36 years

Albany Biz Review hires Raudins to cover restaurants

Why FBI agents knocked on the door of a TechCrunch editor

UK Tech News hires Scammell as editor

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