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With Sale Scheduled For Thursday, Murdoch "Already Calling The Shots" At WSJ

New York Times | Richard Perez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the last few months, Rupert Murdoch has moved into an office at Dow Jones & Company, publisher of The Wall Street Journal. He has pushed the paper'...

Wall Street Erases 272-Point Gain After Erratic Trading Day

AP | Joe Bel Bruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street finished only slightly higher in an erratic session on Wednesday as investors remained unconvinced by a Federal Reserve plan to work with ...

Stocks Fall On Startling Inflation Jump

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stocks sold off Friday after a jump in consumer inflation raised concerns about how much freedom the Federal Reserve has to continue cutting interest ...

Anticipation Builds As Murdoch Takeover Nears

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On the heels of Rupert Murdoch's Dow Jones takeover, to be made official with tomorrow's shareholder vote, today was a big day in Murdoch/Dow Jones ne...

Olympic Sponsors See Their Stock Prices Soar

AP | Daniel Sorid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Companies that have paid to associate with the 2008 Beijing Olympics are trouncing their competition in the stock market this year. Shares of the gam...

Rupert Murdoch's Son James Positioned As News Corp Heir Apparent

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rupert Murdoch tapped his son James Murdoch to take over News Corp's Asia and Europe operations, according to a source familiar with the matter, in a ...

Stocks Rise After Citi Investment Announcement

AP | Joe Bel Bruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street advanced in early trading Tuesday after the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority said it will invest $7.5 billion in Citigroup Inc. -- a vote of...

Wall Street Continues To Soar On Fed Cut Hopes

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street barreled higher Wednesday, driving the Dow Jones industrials up more than 300 points after a Federal Reserve official hinted that the cent...

Stocks Leap On Rumor Of Interest Rate Cut

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street jumped in early trading Wednesday, driving the Dow Jones industrials up more than 100 points after a top Federal Reserve official hinted t...

Dow Falls 100 In Opening Minutes

AP | Madlen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street plunged in early trading Wednesday, finding little to placate its worries about the wilting mortgage market ahead of Thanksgiving. The Dow...

WSJ Would Lose $63M Over Murdoch's Plan To Make Website Free

Reuters | Kenneth Li and Robert MacMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rupert Murdoch's plan to stop charging for access to The Wall Street Journal's Web site looks certain to increase online profits but could hurt other ...

Stocks End Volatile Week With Huge Drop

AP | Joe Bel Bruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street finished a turbulent week with another huge drop Friday after major banks warned of further losses on their debt portfolios, raising inves...

Dow Jones Skids 180 Points As Investors Fear Slowing Economy, End To Rate Cuts

AP | JOE BEL BRUNO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street plunged Thursday as investors found themselves confronted by two uncomfortable prospects: an end to interest rate cuts and a slowing econo...

Dow Jones Reports 87 Percent Net Drop

Wall Street Journal | KATHY SHWIFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In likely its last full quarter as an independent company, Dow Jones & Co. posted an 87% drop in third-quarter net income, reflecting large tax-relate...

Dow, S&P 500 Hit New Records

AP | Joe Bel Bruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street advanced sharply Tuesday as investors interpreted minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting as indicating the central bank is ready ...