Tagged: Coverage

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Pfizer defends AstraZeneca takeover

Pfizer is struggling to convince everyone that its merger with AstraZeneca is a good idea. Some are worried about jobs in the U.K., while others are worried about the role regulators are taking. The...

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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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NBC pays up for Olympics

NBC will be the home of the Olympics for the foreseeable future. The network plans to pay almost $8 billion for the media rights for the next six Olympic games. The New York Times...

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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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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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Covering the economic data dump

Wednesday brought several key insights into the state of the U.S. economy, which is likely to be outpaced by China much earlier than expected. While numbers are telling, it’s unclear what they’re saying. Eric...

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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...