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Talking Biz News Today — June 24, 2021

June 24, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Surprise 5.9% drop in new home sales; prices hit record high, by Martin Crutsinger

Teamsters aims to step up efforts to unionize Amazon workers, by Joseph Pisani


John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison after his extradition to the US was approved, by Clare Duffy, Alan Goodman

Warren Buffett resigns from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

BuzzFeed Nears Deal to Go Public Via SPAC, Eyeing Digital-Media Rollup, by Benjamin Mullin

Google, Facebook Pressure Falls Short as Antitrust Measures Advance in House Committee, by John D. McKinnon


Walmart’s former e-commerce chief Marc Lore says brands like Warby Parker can’t be replicated by big-box retailers, by Lauren Thomas

Embattled EV start-up Lordstown touts ‘real employees at a real plant’ as it seeks capital infusion, by Michael Wayland


U.S. bans imports of solar panel material from Chinese company, by Michael Martina, Karen Freifeld, David Shepardson

Musk says Starlink to go public once cash flow is more predictable

News about business journalism

ACBJ launches Orlando Inno

Fox Business website sees strong May results

Silver to become SABEW president

“Marketplace” senior correspondent Tong hired by NPR and WBUR

The Independent taps Politico’s Isaac as economics editor

Expanded role for Crain’s Detroit reporter Frank

Business Post taps O’ Dwyer as deputy biz editor


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