Talking Biz News Today – Oct 16, 2020

Talking Biz News Today – Oct 16, 2020

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

US jobless claims rise to 898,000 with layoffs still high, by Christopher Rugaber

GM to run robot cars in San Francisco without human backups, by Tom Krisher


Fisker finds a partner to make its electric Ocean SUV, by Peter Valdes-Dapena

Robinhood says a ‘limited number’ of accounts were recently hacked, by Clare Duffy

The Wall Street Journal

Senate to Subpoena Twitter CEO Over Blocking of Disputed Biden Articles, by Siobhan Hughes

Firms Like Dow Bet Billions on Plastics. Now There’s a Glut., by Collin Eaton, Saabira Chaudhuri


Biden tax plan gives $620 tax cut to middle class, new study says, by Robert Frank

GM to launch Hummer EV with splashy World Series and social media ad blitz next week, by Micahel Wayland


Apple supplier Foxconn aims to supply to 10% of global EVs

Houston tech mogul Robert Brockman charged in record U.S. tax evasion scheme, by Sarah R. Lynch

News about business journalism

When a business reporter gets to cover the COVID pandemic

Fox Business is bringing back “Kennedy” after a seven-month hiatus

Bloomberg reporter Querolo joins muni team

NBC/MSNBC’s Ruhle appeared in promotions for bank she covered

Swisher on the importance of covering tech’s impact

Why Fast Company lowered its event sponsorship rates

Business Insider hires Golden as investing reporter