Talking Biz News Today – Jan 7, 2021

Talking Biz News Today – Jan 7, 2021

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Fed supported advance notice before changing bond purchases, by Martin Crutsinger

Regulators get plan for undoing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, by Sarah Rankin

CNN

Self-driving pioneer Waymo dumps the term ‘self-driving’, by Matt McFarland

Cannabis stocks soar, Big Tech sinks following Georgia elections, by Paul R. La Monica

The Wall Street Journal

Gig-Economy Companies Get Worker Flexibility From Trump Administration, by Eric Morath

Costco Says Sales Rose 12% in December, by Maria Armental

CNBC

Bed Bath & Beyond is closing more than 40 stores this year. Here’s a map of where they are, by Lauren Thomas, Nate Rattner

Ford’s U.S. sales fell 15.6% in 2020 due to Covid and F-150 availability, by Michael Wayland

Reuters

Investors reposition for stimulus, spending and tax as they look to Biden, by David Randall, Ritvik Carvalho, Wayne Cole

Moderna aiming to make up to 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine this year

News about business journalism

How The Points Guy covers the travel industry

Leder to write weekly column for Bloomberg Opinion

Here’s Adler’s memo to Reuters editorial staff

Ember returns to NY Times biz desk to cover economics

Sportico strikes content deal with Bloomberg

Reuters editor in chief Adler announces retirement

Globe hires Subramaniam to cover capital markets.

STAT hires Aguilar and Palmer to cover health tech