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LONDON/ SYDNEY, June 12- One has been closely involved with the family business from his early 20 s and is driven to succeed. Now James and Lachlan Murdoch, octogenarian media baron Rupert's only sons, are teaming up at the helm of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the crown jewel of the empire their father built. James Murdoch, 42, is set to be elevated to chief executive of...
The middle class is back, and some analysts say it's time to dip into the retail stocks that could benefit the most.
LONDON/ SYDNEY, June 12- One has been closely involved with the family business from his early 20 s and is driven to succeed. Now James and Lachlan Murdoch, octogenarian media baron Rupert's only sons, are teaming up at the helm of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the crown jewel of the empire their father built. Both, however, have been raised by a father who lived and...
Traditional mass media companies need to evolve in digital to stay in business. Some experts say Murdoch's son could make those changes for Fox.
James Murdoch, a Harvard drop out, will take the CEO job at Twenty-First Century Fox with the backing of some important investors.
June 11- James Murdoch, a Harvard drop out, former cartoonist and co-founder of a hip hop music label, did not always appear destined to follow his father as a media baron, but he will take the CEO job at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc with backing from some important investors. The hip hop record label James began as a young man, Rawkus Records, was bought by News Corp, the...
U.S. stocks closed slightly higher, extending the prior day's rebound, as negative news out of Greece counterbalanced a good retail sales report.
As Rupert Murdoch prepares to leave his position at 21st Century Fox, Warren Buffett would increase his lead as oldest CEO in the S&P 500.
Rupert Murdoch is preparing to step down as CEO of 21st Century Fox and hand the title to his son James, sources close to the family said.
NEW YORK, June 10- Warner Music Group Corp has agreed to pay hundreds of former interns more than $4.2 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of underpaying them. The settlement, disclosed in papers filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, is the latest in a series struck by media and entertainment companies over claims they paid...
Based on data from S&P Capital IQ, we know the ages of every CEO in the S&P 500. The youngest and the oldest are possibly the most famous.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK, June 2- Google Inc has asked a federal judge to require three major movie studios to comply with subpoenas it believes may help show they conspired with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood as he investigated the Internet search company. In a request made public on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Google said Viacom Inc, Twenty-First Century Fox...
The Wall Street summer ritual occurs when Russell Investments updates the component companies in its Russell 1000, 2000, and 3000 indexes.
*Small-cap benchmark Russell 2000 to add, delete components. *$5 trillion benchmarked to Russell indexes. NEW YORK, May 29- Investors trying to capitalize on the annual tweaks to the makeup of Russell stock indexes may produce a rush of transactions worth over $40 billion in the final moments of trading on Friday, June 26, when those changes are formalized.
There weren't as many fireworks at the Memorial Day weekend box office, as newcomer "Tomorrowland" disappointed with a $32.2 million debut.
May 15- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has boosted its holdings in some of the billionaire's favorite companies, including Wells Fargo& Co and International Business Machines Corp.. Buffett has long praised his "Big Four" stock holdings Wells Fargo, IBM, Coca-Cola Co and American Express Co, which comprise roughly 58 percent of...
Jason Subotky of Yacktman Asset Management sold shares of a technology-dinosaur stock in favor of a food play.
Dish Network's controversial bids in a recent wireless spectrum auction are a net positive for American taxpayers, Charlie Ergen tells CNBC.
Free from ESPN, marquee sports columnist Bill Simmons may be best not to tether himself to one company next time, say experts.