Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 6, 2014

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Some of Monday’s most important stories:

New York Times

JPMorgan Chase nears a $2 billion deal in a case tied to Madoff, by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Ben Protess

Men’s Wearhouse starts hostile bid for Jos. A. Bank, by Michael J. de la Merced


T-Mobile to buy Verizon Wireless spectrum in $3.3 billion deal, by Sinead Carew

U.S. service sector growth slows in December: ISM survey, by Ryan Vlastelica


Senate set to confirm Yellen as Fed chair, by Annalyn Kurtz


The inside story of Snapchat: the world’s hottest app or a $3 billion disappearing act? by J.J. Colao


Obamacare Medicaid split creates two Americas for poor, by Alex Nussbaum, Alison Vekshin and Gigi Douban

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