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Media Digest (8/9/2012) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWS) takes a $2.85 billion write-down, mostly on its publishing properties, as it prepares to spin them off. (Reuters) Standard Chartered pushes back on allegations about money ...
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Live TV Streaming Gets Court OK

In a ruling that could change the way people watch TV, a New York judge has denied a petition for an injunction against TV-rebroadcasting start-up Aereo, a company partially backed ...
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Media Digest (6/18/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Angela Merkel goes into today’s EU summit at odds with other leaders about regionwide bonds and austerity. (Reuters) Barclays (NYSE: BCS) pays $453 million to settle a probe on Libor ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — June 26, 2012: Housing News Warms Market Today

The three major US stock indexes opened slightly higher this morning as markets didn’t get any more bad news from Europe and got some good news on housing prices from ...
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Ten Brands That Will Disappear In 2013

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 important American brands that we predict will disappear within a year. This year’s list reflects the brutally competitive nature of certain industries and ...
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Comcast to Get Disney Channel on Mobile Next Week (CMCSA, DIS, TWC, NFLX, DISH, CBS, NWS)

Subscribers to the broadband cable services of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) will soon be able to get access to the Disney Channel from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) on Internet-connected ...
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Media Digest (5/10/12) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Sony (NYSE: SNE) says it will return to profit and will cut its TV unit losses in half. (Reuters) Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) warns about the economy as it releases ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (F, WYNN, COF, BP, SYNC, CHTR, HL, OMX, THC, WEN, RST, PDC, AOL, CTL, AGU, DTG, M, MPEL, NWS, CSCO, TSLA, TM, PCLN, FOSL, DNDN, AVL)

The major US stock indexes opened sharply lower this morning as weak performance in the European markets as traders try to figure out what last weekend’s elections mean. Crude oil ...
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The Two Candidates to Run Yahoo!: Board Member Thomas McInerney and EVP Ross Levinsohn

Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) may have to quickly replace its CEO, Scott Thompson. Corporate governance questions have been raised because he lied about his education. Thompson also has lost some or nearly ...
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American Companies with the Most Customers

Last week, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced that it sold 35.1 million iPhones worldwide in the latest quarter. The figure is large, but not extraordinary. Some consumer products and consumer electronics ...
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Media Digest (4/27/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

S&P downgrades Spain and presses for EU action on debt. (Reuters) The U.S. economy slows as inventories fall. (Reuters) The Bank of Japan increases yen purchases to 10 trillion. (Reuters) ...
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AOL Adopting TV Model for Online Video Ads (AOL, GOOG, YHOO, MSFT, CMCSA, NWS, DIS, TWX)

AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) will soon make advertisers an offer it hopes they can’t refuse. The company will give advertisers the opportunity to buy online advertising using the same model ...
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Major Media Disagree On Highest Paid CEOs

Major media cannot agree on something as simple and critical as what the highest paid CEOs in America made last year. Most of the data come from proxies filed with ...
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Investors Who Dislike Google’s Share Structure Should Sell Their Stock

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced it will propose to shareholders that it have a new share structure. Many investors believe the proposal favors the power of the founders too much. Those investors can sell ...
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Media Digest (4/4/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Apartment vacancy rates reach a 10-year low, according to Reis. (Reuters) Tom Glocer, the departing head of Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI), makes $20 million. (Reuters) China’s premier, Wen Jiabao, says ...
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