Talking Biz News Today – Sept 21, 2020

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

California jobless rate falls with help of temporary jobs, by Adam Beam

USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling from virus, by David Pitt


Judge temporarily blocks US WeChat ban, by Brian Fung

People are ditching in-person financial services for apps, by Clare Duffy

The Wall Street Journal

Nikola Executive Chairman Steps Down as Electric-Truck Startup Faces Probe, by Peter Stiff

CEOs Start to Place Big Bets as Pandemic Grinds On, by Theo Francis, Jennifer Maloney


Scavenger hunts, treats dangling from a tree and Covid-19 maps: Candy makers get creative to save Halloween, by Amelia Lucas, Melissa Repko

Trump says U.S. will manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by April, by Berkeley Lovelace Jr., Noah Higgins-Dunn


Exclusive: Shell launches major cost-cutting drive to prepare for energy transition, by Ron Bousso

U.S. judge halts Trump administration’s order to remove WeChat from app stores, by David Shepardson

News about business journalism

Lessin: Deals between tech companies, media will impact coverage

Louisville Biz First publisher Benson talks her career, job

Why the Washington Post hired Michelle Singletary

Cincinnati Biz Courier hired Engel to cover health care and tech

Campaign U.K. global editor-in-chief Beale departs