TheStreet.com foundation to fund investigative biz journalism

Financial news site TheStreet.com announced Thursday that it is launching a foundation that will fund investigative financial journalism. A story on its website states, “TheStreet will provide funding to the Foundation for More »

Bloomberg names Marcum head of digital video

Paul Marcum has been named global head of digital video for Bloomberg Media. He joined Bloomberg in December from GE where he was director of Global Digital Marketing. Paul was an instrumental More »

Writing about the stock market: An endless supply of ideas

Michael Regan is a Bloomberg News writer and editor based in New York, where he puts out a daily column on the United States and global stock markets. Lauren Meller of the More »

TheStreet.com names new editor in chief

Janet Guyon has been named editor in chief of TheStreet.com website, replacing Bill Inman, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities. Guyon joins TheStreet from Investopedia, where she has served as managing More »

Reuters.com names opinion editor

Dan Colarusso, the executive editor of digital at Reuters, sent out the following staff hire announcement on Thursday: I’m happy to announce that Jason Fields is joining Reuters.com as Editor-in-Charge of its More »

 
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Talking Biz News Today — April 18, 2014

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Friday’s top business news stories:

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Virtu IPO pulled

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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 17, 2014

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Thursday’s top business news stories:

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Google has rare stumble

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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 16, 2014

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Wednesday’s top business news stories:

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GM still in the news

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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 15, 2014

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Tuesday’s top business news stories:

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How a Maine newspaper is increasing its business news coverage

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

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Citigroup beats estimates, vows turnaround

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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.

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Talking Biz News Today — April 14, 2014

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Some of Monday’s top business stories: