6 Most Important Business Stories Today

The plans for Rupert Murdoch to buy the Sky pay-TV company based in the United Kingdom were hit with a delay. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NYSE: FOX) was set ...
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10 Top-Rated TV Shows for the Last Week of November

According to data released Monday by Nielsen, nine of 10 top-rated television programs were shown on just three broadcast networks. NBC, a division of Comcast Corp. (NYSE: CMCSA) led with ...
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Net Neutrality Winners and Losers

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a ruling that supports net neutrality. The concept refers to the distribution of content by telecom providers, and ...
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Massive Russell 1000 Index Reconstitution Means Huge Buying in 5 Stocks

This Friday on the market close, Russell will fully reconstruct its U.S. Index series. This means the Russell 2000, The Russell 1000 and the Russell Multiple Shares Class indexes will ...
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Bill O’Reilly Charges Dish Network With Censorship

The retransmission pricing dispute between satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and the Fox News division of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOX) has resulted in a three-week ...
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Murdoch’s Next Target May Be Viacom

Rupert Murdoch, who controls the voting shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOX), needs to only make one call to land another huge multimedia company. Sumner Redstone, founder ...
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Is Sylvester Stallone Too Old for the Movies?

Sylvester Stallone has been in the news lately, as a version of his new movie "The Expendables 3” has been illegally downloaded by 200,000 people. The first two versions of ...
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‘Purge’ and ‘Sex Tape’ May Take Weekend Box Office Lead

The highly successful "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" will have competition for the top box office spot this weekend. The movie was released by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. ...
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‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Takes Weekend Box Office Lead

"Transformers: Age of Extinction," which took in $100 million at the box office to hold the top spot last weekend, is well ahead in the race for the top spot ...
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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Holds on to Top Spot in 2014 Ticket Sales

The new "Transformers: Age of Extinction" from Viacom Inc.'s (NASDAQ: VIA) Paramount Pictures may have had a colossal first weekend based on ticket sales. However, it has a very long ...
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Can Seth MacFarlane Duplicate ‘Ted’ Success With ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’?

A few years ago, when Seth MacFarlane made his big-screen directorial debut with a comedy about a teddy bear that came to life, he caught some flack from the industry. ...
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AT&T Clears Way for Vodafone Growth by Acquisition

Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ: VOD) tumbled in premarket trading Monday after AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) ended speculation that it would acquire the British telecom. AT&T said in a ...
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Fox Sports 1 Aims at ESPN’s $10 Billion Annual Revenue

If an analysis of ESPN's issued by Wunderlich Securities and published by The Atlantic is correct, the huge sports network has revenue of between $10 billion and $11 billion a ...
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Dan Loeb Presses Sony over Studio, as Sale Options Increase

Hedge fund manager Dan Loeb continued his battle to increase Sony Corp.'s (NYSE: S) shareholder value as he pressed the Japanese company over management of its studio. The pressure has ...
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Reports of the Death of TV Networks Are Exaggerated

Media companies and investors are treating the broadcast television businesses as if they had the plague. There are rumors that Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) wants to dump ABC and ...
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