Talking Biz News Today – Oct. 8, 2020

Talking Biz News Today – Oct. 8, 2020

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Bleak outlook without stimulus: More layoffs, anemic growth, by Christopher Rugaber

Up to 150 million could join extreme poor, World Bank says, by Cara Anna


Citigroup fined $400 million for risk management deficiencies, by Clare Duffy

Billionaire Laurene Powell Jobs cuts back on journalism investments, by Kerry Flynn

The Wall Street Journal

Amazon Accused of Using Monopoly Power as E-Commerce ‘Gatekeeper’, by Dana Mattioli

White House Order Against Diversity Training Generates Confusion, by Khadeeja Safdar, Lauren Weber


Stimulus doubts stoke uncertainty for shoppers, retailers just as holiday season begins, by Lauren Thomas, Melissa Repko

Over 40 airlines have failed so far this year — and more are set to come, by Abigail Ng


Keeping it clean: U.S. ethanol producers invest in sanitizer for long haul, by Stephanie Kelly

Unemployment is world’s biggest risk, business leaders say

News about business journalism

WSJ real estate reporter Clarke inks book deal on New York skyscrapers

Atlanta Inno hires Schilling as a reporter

Quartz needs to return to its innovative ways

Philly news site, radio station partner to cover local black tech business

The Hill taps Klar to cover tech policy

SABEW Canada names Best in Business award winners

Japanese owner puts Quartz up for sale

Business Insider journalist Lippo moves to food and lifestyle team