Talking Biz News Today – Dec 22, 2020

Talking Biz News Today – Dec 22, 2020

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

High-flying Tesla stock takes a hit on 1st day in S&P 500, by Tom Kirsher

Nevada officials telling visitors to come, but wear masks, by Ken Ritter

CNN

Walmart is attempting to solve one of the biggest pain-points of online shopping, by Jordan Valinsky

Here’s how the pandemic has changed work forever, by Kathryn Vasel

The Wall Street Journal

Google, Facebook Agreed to Team Up Against Possible Antitrust Action, Draft Lawsuit Says, by Ryan Tracy, John D. McKinnon

Shell Signals Another Poor Quarter for Oil Majors, by Sarah McFarlane

CNBC

Peloton shares soar after company announces $420 million deal for fitness equipment maker Precor, by Lauren Thomas

U.S. plans to study allergic reactions from Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, by Berkeley Lovelace Jr.

Reuters

Exclusive: Apple targets car production by 2024 and eyes ‘next level’ battery technology – sources, by Stephen Nellis, Norihiko Shirouzo, Paul Lienert

U.S. federal spending bill includes funding to combat climate change

News about business journalism

Bloomberg: No bias by Smythe in Shkreli coverage

Fox Business hires Scimecca as associate producer

The Markup hires CNET’s Ng to cover privacy

Bloomberg Industry hires Borak to cover tax

Bloomberg Law hires Hijazi to cover environment