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Talking Biz News Today — July 8, 2021

July 8, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Is Thursday the new Monday? Flexible working is in flux, by Alexandra Olson

Have a seat: Patio furniture shortage tells US economic tale, by Josh Boak


Dozens of states are suing Google over app store practices, by Brian Fung

Theme park stocks are on fire as the summer heats up, by Paul R. La Monica

The Wall Street Journal

Travel Is Bouncing Back Strong, and Airlines Are Racing to Keep Up, by Alison Sider

Owner of Forever 21, JCPenney Files to Go Public, by Suzanne Kapner


Amtrak invests $7.3 billion in new fleet of modern trains to service Northeast, by Rich Mendez

U.S. announces millions in funding for projects focused on wave energy tech, by Anmar Frangoul


Musk’s Boring Company bids to build transit tunnel in Florida

Fed keen to be ‘well positioned’ to act on inflation, other risks, minutes show, Howard Schneider, Jonnelle Marte, Lindsay Dunsmuir

News about business journalism

Williams-Grut departs Yahoo Finance for Evening Standard

NY Times biz reporter Kelly moving to DC bureau

Bloomberg TV taps Jacquez as booking producer

Forbes promotes business-side executives

Washington Post hires Lima for Technology 202 newsletter

Biz reporter Mavrakis departing Gainesville Sun for UF Medicine

Insider taps Scott as economy editor

Triangle Biz Journal hires Hoopfer to cover real estate

Thrasher named editor of Institutional Investor’s RIAIntel

“Marketplace” hires Peacher as reporter

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