Talking Biz News Today – April 21, 2022

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Fewest Americans collecting jobless aid since 1970, by Matt Ott

IMF, World Bank chiefs warn of debt squeeze in poor nations, by Paul Wiseman


Buckle up: The Fed is about to get tough on inflation, by Paul R. La Monica

The Wall Street Journal

Tech Wage Inflation Puts Pressure on Companies, by Suman Bhattacharyya

Shoppers Shrug Off Higher Prices, Boosting Nestlé’s Sales, by Saabira Chaudhuri


As the dollar jumps to two-year highs, the ‘Fast Money’ traders deliver winners and losers, by Josh Meyers

CDC panel skeptical of fourth Covid shots for broader population, says U.S. needs clear vaccine strategy, by Spencer Kimball


Musk secures $46.5 billion funding for Twitter, explores tender offer

Delta to restore flight privileges to passengers barred over mask violations, by David Shepardson

News about business journalism:

Richmond biz reporter Blackwell resigns

Dow Jones News Fund names biz journalism interns

NBC News hires Rosenberg to cover tech and labor

FT hires Kerr on the breaking news desk

WSJ hires Whyte to cover the intersection of pharma and Washington

The Times of London deputy biz editor Ruddick departs, launches newsletter

FT taps Quinio as Paris correspondent

Bloomberg hires Solon for tech team in London

Pensions & Investments names Ablan its editor in chief