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Crain’s Cleveland names McIntyre its new editor

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Talking Biz News Today — April 18, 2014


Friday’s top business news stories:


Virtu IPO pulled


The fall-out from Michael Lewis’s new book on high speed trading was too much for Virtu Financial Inc. The company postponed its initial public offering Thursday. The move came as other recent IPOs have gotten off to rocky starts.


Talking Biz News Today — April 17, 2014


Thursday’s top business news stories:


Google has rare stumble


The company is so ubiquitous that its name is a verb. But being part of the lexicon isn’t a pathway to riches. What’s most interesting about Google’s earnings this quarter is the business media’s portrayal of a 19 percent rise in revenue as a misstep.


Talking Biz News Today — April 16, 2014


Wednesday’s top business news stories:


GM still in the news


General Motors Co. continues to make headlines as Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra deals with the aftermath of recalls and public relations crises. Last week, two top employees were suspended, while Tuesday there were several more follow-up stories about what’s going on at the automaker.


Talking Biz News Today — April 15, 2014


Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Portland Press Herald

How a Maine newspaper is increasing its business news coverage


The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram has been amplifying its business coverage through key hires and a realignment of resources.


Citigroup beats estimates, vows turnaround


Citigroup Inc. finally had some good news as earnings beat analysts’ expectations for the quarter. But reporters had many different takes on the overall story.


Talking Biz News Today — April 14, 2014


Some of Monday’s top business stories: