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  • China OKs first foreign-owned theme park in Beijing Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 6:36 AM ET
    Beijing, China..

    China has approved the first major foreign-owned theme park in the Chinese capital.

  • Reuters Business News Schedule at 1800 GMT/4 PM ET Sunday, 12 Oct 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK- For Federal Reserve officials already worried about a persistent lack of U.S. wage and price growth, one corner of the bond market may be suggesting even more reason for alarm. The Treasury Inflation Protected Securities market is suggesting price stagnation may be just around the corner. NEW YORK- U.S. regulators are asking banks for more detail on...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- Blackstone Group LP said on Friday it would spin off its advisory units into a company headed by star Wall Street investment banker Paul Taubman, to avoid potential conflicts of interest in the sprawling private equity empire. The new publicly traded company could be valued at $1 billion to $2 billion, a person close to Blackstone said.

  • Now, Time Warner Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes faces a similar moment of reckoning after rejecting a bid for $85 a share from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox. Time Warner is trading at around $73- more than twice its price since Bewkes took over as CEO in 2008, but still below Murdoch's original $85 bid. Time Warner shares have dropped 15 percent since...

  • Oct 10- Blackstone Group LP said it would spin off its M&A, restructuring and private equity fundraising advisory businesses to avoid conflicts, combining them with the advisory firm of Morgan Stanley investment banking veteran Paul Taubman. Blackstone's advisory businesses being spun out account for a tiny fraction of the New York firm's earnings,...

  • Oct 10- Blackstone Group LP said on Friday it would spin off its M&A, restructuring and private equity fundraising advisory businesses and combine them with the financial advisory firm of Morgan Stanley veteran Paul Taubman, in a move to avoid conflicts. Taubman, who left Morgan Stanley in 2012, has been behind some of the biggest deals of the past few years,...

  • Discovery's issue with Comcast & Time Warner     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks to David Zaslav, Discovery Communications CEO, about his position on the Comcast and Time Warner Cable transaction.

  • Discovery's secret sauce     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    David Zaslav, Discovery Communications CEO, discusses the decline of television ratings and Discovery's plans for international expansion with its Eurosport network.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 8- Earlier this week, Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc appeared to have its plan to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc all mapped out. However, Valeant's well-laid plans appeared to run into trouble this week, when rival drugmaker Actavis Plc came back into the picture as a possible white knight for Allergan. Meanwhile, a separate person...

  • Ryan Seacrest Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    Hollywood radio and TV producer and personality, founder of Ryan Seacrest Productions

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it paused its "shot-clock" on the review of the proposed $45 billion merger between the two largest U.S. cable providers, Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc.. The FCC, which will determine whether the deal is in the public interest, said it is stopping its informal 180- day clock to review...

  • Going in through back door for M&A deal profits Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Mergers have hit a level not seen since the financial crisis, and there is a way for investors to profit from the M&A frenzy—in one trade.

  • TV of the future: Will cable become scrap metal? Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 3:04 PM ET
    A spool of fiber optic cable during installation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Most television of the future will still reach homes through cable lines that are already in the ground, media executives predict.

  • New York, Oct 1- ADT Corp dominates sales of home security monitoring in the United States, its shares are up 27 percent since March and the size of its business market is tripling, as a non-compete agreement with its former parent expired this week. It claims 6.4 million customers, roughly as many as when it split from Tyco International two years ago.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering a change in how it regulates Internet TV, potentially putting it on the same footing as traditional cable and satellite television, an FCC official familiar with the idea said on Tuesday.

  • Your first trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 24- Media company Discovery Communications Inc demanded business concessions as a condition for not opposing Comcast Corp's bid for Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast told U.S. regulators in a filing on Tuesday. "Such extortionate demands are patently improper," Comcast said in a summary of the filing.

  • Matt Damon wants to be Bourne again—Jason Bourne Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Matt Damon at the 2014 CGI to promote his Water.org initiative.

    Actor Matt Damon tells CNBC he hopes to reprise the Jason Bourne character in a fifth installment of the popular movie franchise.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Sept. 19, led by "The Maze Runner," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $2.7 million 8 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles........... $2.7 million 9 The Drop...............................

  • Jack Ma gets it—he LOVES Wall Street Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Here's why Jack Ma is smarter than Mark Zuckerberg, says trader-turned-comedian Raj Mahal.