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Talking Biz News Today — July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill, by Lisa Mascaro, Kevin Freking, Alan Fram

Robinhood makes its debut on Wall Street, by Stan Choe, Alex Veiga


Facebook doubles profit but braces for hit from Apple privacy changes, by Clare Duffy

Fed says Delta won’t ruin the recovery. But we’re still a long way from normal, by Anneken Tappe

The Wall Street Journal

Apple and Tesla Are the Chip Shortage’s Latest Victims, by Tim Higgins, Yoko Kubota, Yang Jie

Ever Given, the Ship That Blocked the Suez, Makes It to Port, by Benoit Faucon


Ford says reservations for F-150 Lightning electric pickup top 120,000, by Michael Wayland

Pfizer’s CEO says Covid vaccine effectiveness drops to 84% after six months, by Kevin Stankiewicz


Fiscal stimulus, vaccines likely fueled U.S. economic growth in the second quarter, by Lucia Mutikani

Qualcomm optimistic on 5G, connected device sales as supply bottlenecks ease, by Stephen Nellis

News about business journalism

Bloomberg Industry union to CEO: Please reconsider return to office

Washington Post’s Greene, Alcantra win award for Amazon working conditions

Sacramento Biz Journal hires Abbott as a reporter

Deadline for WERT Prize for Global Business Journalism is approaching

Bloomberg Opinion adds three new staffers

Houston Biz Journal hires Burleson to cover energy

Bloomberg names Trudell its global car czar

Triad Biz Journal reporter Warren departing

Bloomberg’s Holloway departs for NBC to produce podcast

Campbell, Puget Sound Biz Journal reporter, leaving to freelance

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