Talking Biz News Today – Nov 30, 2020

Talking Biz News Today – Nov 30, 2020

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid, by Cedar Attanasio, Julie Carr Smyth

Disney to lay off 4,000 more employees amid pandemic

CNN

Amazon spends another $500 million on bonuses. Some of its workers are still going on strike, by Hanna Ziady

Job guarantees and free money: ‘Utopian’ ideas tested in Europe as the pandemic gives governments a new role, by Julia Horowitz

The Wall Street Journal

S&P Global Nears Deal to Buy IHS Markit for About $44 Billion, by Cara Lombardo, Liz Hoffman

Black Friday Was a Bust for Many Stores, Better for Online, by Sarah Nassauer, Suzanne Kapner

CNBC

Oxford, WHO scientists say more data needed on AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine trials, by Noah Higgins-Dunn

Fauci says Christmas and New Year’s restrictions will be necessary due to holiday coronavirus wave, by Emma Newburger. Tom Huddleston

Reuters

China grants Tesla green light to start selling Shanghai-made Model Y SUV, by Yilei Sun, Brenda Goh

Hyundai, Kia agree to $210 million U.S. auto safety civil penalty, by David Shepardson

News about business journalism

Price, biz journalist for WSJ, Caixin and South China Morning Post, dies at 62

The Tennessean’s Ms. Cheap columnist to retire after 45 years

Consumer business reporter Wallenfang leaving Wisconsin paper

Bloomberg reporter Pager to join Politico