Business News of the Week - July 31, 2017 - For High School Business and Marketing Students

by Jeff Rutherford

Successful business leaders and CEOs read voraciously to stay up-to-date with their industries and business trends.

Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world and a successful CEO, estimates that he spends 80% of his time reading. Buffett has said that every morning he reads the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the New York Times, USA Today, the Omaha World-Herald, and the American Banker.

Bill Gates reads the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Economist cover to cover.

On that note, Knowledge Matters, makers of Virtual Business, has compiled this list of headlines and links to some of the most important business headlines of the week. Download a PDF of the list here, and you can share these stories with your high school students and possibly discuss some of them in class.

Tesla’s Model 3 Is Here, And It’s Much More Than An Electric Car – Wired

You’ve Never Heard of HNA Group. Here’s Why You Will. – Fortune

AI Is Inventing Language Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It? – Fast Company

Discovery Communications Agrees To Buy Scripps Networks – Wall Street Journal

Hot Spot For Tech Outsourcing: The United States – New York Times

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