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Talking Biz News Today — July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

US drilling approvals increase despite Biden climate pledge, by Matthew Brown

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states, by John Antczak, Christopher Weber


Berkshire Hathaway scraps pipeline purchase because of antitrust concerns, by Paul R. La Monica

Inflation is rising but the reasons why are changing, by Anneken Tappe, Hanna Ziady

The Wall Street Journal

McDonald’s Owners Offer Tuition, Child Care to Lure Burger Flippers, by Heather Haddon

Boeing Faces New Dreamliner Production Problem, by Andrew Tangel


Cryptocurrency trading volume plunges as interest wanes following bitcoin price drop, by Tanaya Macheel

Child tax credit payments could act as stimulus for retailers as soon as this month, by Melissa Repko


U.S. output surging amid pandemic due to digitization – Goldman

U.S. approves Blue Origin license for human space travel ahead of Bezos flight, by Eric Johnson, David Shepardson

News about business journalism

Bloomberg taps Boyle as senior management reporter

Crain’s Chicago hires Davis to cover tech and startups

Sloan departs Law.com for Reuters

Bloomberg’s Ainger will now cover climate in Brussels

Carreyrou to start podcast on Theranos trial

S&P Global taps Sagalow to cover bank regulation

Business Insider taps Sheffey as economic policy reporter

How Bloomberg is aggressively covering environment news

FT’s Anderlini named editor in chief of Politico Europe

Insider hires Low as senior entertainment biz reporter

Wirecutter taps Marquis as lead editor for computer/networking

Longtime AP biz journalist Rosenberg retires from news service

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