Tagged: Company coverage

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Omnicom calls off merger with Publicis

One of the biggest advertising mergers ever was called off on Thursday. Omnicom and Publicis said their $35 billion combination wasn’t going fast enough and they cited tax and other regulatory issues. The Wall...

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Alibaba files for giant IPO

The long-awaited filing for Alibaba Group’s initial public offering happened Tuesday, and the Chinese Internet giant will likely be valued at $100 billion. The Wall Street Journal had this story by Juro Osawa, Telis...

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Apparently data Is king

And protecting it is critical for executives who are at the top of their games. Which is why Target’s CEO Gregg Steinhafel stepped down. Here’s the story from Elizabeth A. Harris of the New...

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Covering the Berkshire annual meeting

As financial journalists and investors descending on Omaha to hear the words of their favorite mogul, there were several different takes on the meeting. Anupreeta Das and Erik Holm had this story for the...

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Facebook to allow anonymous log in

In an effort to give customers more control of how and where they share information, Facebook announced it would allow users to control what data other sites or apps received when they logged in...

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Reuters parent swings to a profit

Thomson Reuters Corp., the parent company of the Reuters news service, swung to a first-quarter profit, but revenue edged down 1.4 percent as the financial data and news provider’s core financial and risk business...

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Twitter earnings disappoint

Twitter’s stock fell today after the company reported disappointing earnings and investors grew more concerned about its ability to grow. Yoree Koh had this story for the Wall Street Journal: Wall Street is coming...

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BofA error causes pull back

Apparently Bank of America Corp. is having some trouble with its books. The bank said today it would cancel its share buyback program after making an error in calculating its capital. Here’s the story...