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Is TechCrunch Worth $100 Million?

There has been a great deal written about the 24/7 Wall St. piece on the value of big blogs. While we put a value of $100 million on Huffington Post, ...
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TechCrunch And Huffington: Who Will Buy The Big Blogs?

The name brand blogs. The big ones. Huffington. TechCrunch. GigaOm. Boing Boing. Ars Technica. SeekingAlpha.AOL has already bought Weblogsinc. It owns popular blogs including flagship Engadget. But, with the internet ...
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MarketWatch Launches Community Tools Package

Dow Jones (DJ) MarketWatch launched a new series of features that allows its readers to organize news and other features from the website and share them with others. MarketWatch Community ...
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WSJ.com For Free

Rupert Murdoch, head of News Corp (NWS) said it again today. He is leaning hard toward making the online edition of The Wall Street Journal free, according to CNN Money.  ...
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Alexa Looks At Major Financial Websites

After looking at the Nielsen and comScore ratings of the audiences of major financial websites, 24/7 Wall St. turned to Alexa. Alexa shows a website's three month average reach against ...
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Media Digest 9/14/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s

According to Reuters, Intel (INTC) received antitrust charges from a branch of the South Korean government.Reuters writes that Campbell (CPB) is seeking over $1 billion for its Godiva chocolate business.Reuters ...
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August Business Website Numbers: Small Lead For Yahoo! While BusinessWeek And Motley Fool Fade

August audience figures from comScore show that Yahoo! (YHOO) Finance maintains a lead in unique visitors over rivals AOL Money (TWX) and MSN (MSFT) Money, but that the large pageview ...
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Yahoo! Finance In Trouble

When MySpace "founder" Brad Greenspan tried to buy Dow Jones (DJ) he suggested that the company could start a competitor to Yahoo! (YHOO) Finance. In his letter to the DJ ...
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More on Pending Merger Arb Spreads (FRK, LEND, ACXM, DJ, NWS, VMC, APPB, IHP)

Earlier today, we sent out a couple pieces discussing some of the pending mergers and spreads still having wide ranges.  This can be indicative of a deal at risk, but ...
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Taking Issue With Barron’s Cramer Cover Story (Aug 19, 2007)

It was a bit surprising to see Barron's used Jim Cramer for the cover story.  The article points out that Jim Cramer's picks have lagged the market.  For starters, Cramer ...
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Is Tribune (TRB) LBO Dying?

Shares in The Tribune Company (TRB) are off almost 4% today to $24.57. The price promised for an LBO lead by Sam Zell is $34.The deal is now likely to ...
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Dow Jones (DJ) Advertising Dives In July

Dow Jones (DJ) had an awful month in July.Advertising revenue at the print Wall Street Journal decreased 7.2% in July on a 20.9% decrease in advertising volume. An increase in ...
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Financial Website Rankings For July: WSJ Digital, No Murdoch Goldmine

It appears that the speculation about Rupert Murdoch's News Corp (NWS)  making the WSJ online edition free to expand its audience may not make sense. Based on measurements from Net ...
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News Corp’s Wall Street Journal Will Give NYT And Yahoo! Fits

Rupert Murdoch, head of News Corp (NWS), has spoken about some of his plans for The Wall Street Journal. At least one of his ideas could do severe damage to ...
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Media Digest 8/1/2007 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Barron’s

According To Reuters, News Corp (NWS) agreed to buy Dow Jones (DJ) for $5.6 billionReuters reports Sanofi-Aventis profits were hit by cometition from generics.According to The Wall Street Journal,  Bear ...
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