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Stocks 21st Century Fox Class A

  • With big media earnings due this week, find out what former Disney Chief Michael Eisner says every trader should know! That, plus our other "Trade Tomorrow" plays!

  • Yahoo

    Hours away now from the Microsoft imposed deadline for Yahoo to negotiate or die. Too dramatic? Not really when you're talking about $40 billion hanging in the balance as well as the future dominance of all things digital.

  • Media companies, like the New York Times Company and News Corp, are facing a new set of challenges, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes an in-depth look.

  • Trading in managing editors at a venerable newspaper brings echoes of Torre.

  • The Wall Street Journal.

    The Wall Street Journal's managing editor is resigning, Dow Jones said, setting the stage for News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch to further consolidate his power in the business paper's newsroom.

  • Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    There's about $41 billion in chips on the table, all the cards have been dealt in the Yahoo vs. Microsoft poker match -- and today is the day Microsoft and investors get to "call." (Google and News Corp. look on...)

  • Existing home sales data and major earnings from McDonald's, AT&T, and Dupont, among others, will play a key role in driving stocks after Monday's slow drift in the market.

  • Tribune plans to sell the Newsday daily newspaper on Long Island to News Corp for about $580 million, The Wall Street Journal reported online on Monday, citing sources familiar with the situation.

  • The Wall Street Journal.

    The managing editor of the Wall Street Journal is planning to resign his post, the Journal reported on its website on Monday.

  • NBC Universal

    NBC Universal Digital Studio relaunched on Thursday and now it's focusing on branded made-for-the-web content. It already has projects and sponsors in the works. The digital studio is teaming up with a division of ad giant Omnicom, OMG Digital, to create episodic content around certain products for distribution online.

  • Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    An earnings windfall for Google should benefit rival Yahoo in buyout talks with Microsoft, as investors view the results as proof of a robust online advertising market.

  • Media companies are floundering as investors fear recession and, more importantly, the unknown implications of the digital age. Are there buying opportunities amid the rubble?

  • The Reuters building in New York.

    Shares of global information company Thomson Reuters fell in their debut on Thursday on jitters over a financial industry downturn.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Petrobras and Hasbro popped while News Corp and Winnebago dropped.

  • Q: On Fast Money's Trader Radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street today. Although this media conglomerate made a steal at the box office this weekend with Street Kings, it certainly wasn't the King of Wall Street today. Shareholders faced a "moment of truth" when Bernstein analysts downgraded the stock, saying future forecasts for Myspace were virtual at best. Who is it?

  • Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang smiles as he watches the Stanford basketball game against Washington State, Thursday, March 3, 2005 in Stanford, Calif. Yahoo! celebrated their 10th anniversary this week. David Filo and Yang founded Yahoo! as doctoral students at Stanford. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    I knew that headline would catch your attention, and it should when you're trying to figure out the vagaries of Yahoo and its dealings with Microsoft, Time-Warner, News Corp. and any of the other suitors, or vultures, out there trying to become part of the company's future.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft Corp wants to stick with its original takeover offer for Yahoo Inc , but is not ruling out News Corp joining its bid or other options, a source close to the company said on Friday.

  • Stock fell sharply Friday, led by industrials and techs, as General Electric's earnings miss cast a gloomy haze over earnings season. The Dow finished down 2.3 percent for the week, while the S&P shed 2.7 percent and the Nasdaq lost 3.4 percent.

  • A double helping of economic data and first-quarter earnings reports will flood the zone next week, but it's the corporate earnings that will drive stocks and give a better picture of where the economy is going. If GE's bombshell earnings miss is an indicator, the news will be as nasty as traders expect.

  • Stock fell sharply Friday after General Electric missed earnings expectations, consumer confidence hit a 26-year low and U.S. import prices rose more than expected.