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Talking Biz News Today — Sept. 13, 2021

September 13, 2021

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Manchin nixes Biden’s $3.5T budget plan, urges $1.5T instead, by Hope Yen

Epic Games appeals ruling in lawsuit alleging Apple monopoly, by Tom Krisher


Blackstone drops $3 billion bid for Chinese property developer, by Jordan Valinsky

Disney announces the rest of its 2021 movies will debut exclusively in theaters, by Ramishah Maruf

The Wall Street Journal

TransUnion Nears $3.1 Billion Deal for Neustar, by Cara Lombardo

Shipping Options Dry Up as Businesses Try to Rebuild From Pandemic, by Costas Paris


The next fast-food chicken sandwich war may be a vegan one, by Sarah Chandler

Democrats may rein in big estates without reforming the estate tax, by Greg Iacurci


Toyota, Honda oppose U.S. House electric vehicle tax plan, by David Shepardson

Kansas City Southern plans to accept Canadian Pacific’s $27 bln bid

News about business journalism 

How the WSJ put out a newspaper after the 9/11 attacks

Dow Jones launches video on financial independence of WSJ reporting

Washington Post hires FT’s Shepherd as China correspondent

Buffalo News hires Harris as business reporter

Law360 launches Insurance Authority, hires O’Connor

Arkin joins Law360 as a congressional reporter

Politico deputy health care editor Millman departs for Kaiser

“Marketplace” hires Scarbrough as VP, GM

Fortune health care reporter Mukherjee is leaving

Washtell to cover the tech and industrials beat for Daily Mail

MIT Tech Review reporter Patel departs

Parker to lead politics coverage for Bloomberg

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