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  • Graham Holdings posts 1Q profit Friday, 1 May 2015 | 8:54 AM ET

    ARLINGTON, Va. _ Graham Holdings Co. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $21 million. Graham Holdings shares have risen 18 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 1 percent. Keywords: Graham Holdings, Earnings Report.

  • "Students are aware of the cheating scandals and nervous that their scores will be cancelled after spending so many hours preparing for the examination," said Edward Dunnigan, director of the SAT and ACT programmes at New Pathway Education, which has centres in China and New York. College testing and admissions is big business in Asia, and growing: 150,000...

  • *Buffett to return $4.7 billion worth of shares to P&G. Nov 13- Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to acquire Procter& Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a complex transaction that lets Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett buy a business he has supported for two decades and shave his company's tax bill. The transaction announced on Thursday helps P&G Chief...

  • UPDATE 3-Buffett's Berkshire buys P&G's Duracell Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    *Buffett to return $4.7 billion worth of shares to P&G. Nov 13- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday it would buy Procter& Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a stock swap, taking over a business the billionaire has supported for nearly two decades. The addition of Duracell, whose batteries are known for their copper-colored tops, gives...

  • Bezos' Post strategy: Give it away on Kindle Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    Amazon's Jeff Bezos

    Under its new owner Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post will go national via a new Kindle app, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

  • Missouri gov to visit as unrest grows after killing Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:32 AM ET
    A resident of Ferguson speaks to Missouri Highway Patrol offers in riot gear during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he would visit the St. Louis suburbs after police fired tear gas to break up crowds in a fourth night of civil unrest.

  • Buffett: This is huge for mom & pop investors Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    The biggest change over the past 25 for investing is that it's less expensive for individuals, billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC.

  • Midday movers: Tesla Motors, Target, Walgreen & More Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    A cash register screen indicates a customer is entering their PIN number at a Target store in Miami.

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Traders sift through data in hunt for real economy Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    With more storms coming, traders will be plowing through economic reports for the impact of winter weather on the economy and corporate profits.

  • Buffett's firm may buy part of Graham Holdings Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 6:18 PM ET
    Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway's 2013 shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb.

    Warren Buffett's company is considering trading its 1.7 million shares of Graham Holdings for sole ownership of part of the company.

  • Graham Holdings launches Trove news reader Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    Trove.com app

    The app, launched Wednesday, aims to build on the company's understanding of how people consume news.

  • Chinese recycling tycoon seeks to acquire the NYT Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    Chen Guangbiao, Chairman of Jiangsu Huangpu Recycling Resources.

    An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.

  • U.S. stocks fall.

  • NSA may have penetrated Internet cable links Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 3:40 AM ET

    How on earth did the National Security Agency get data from Yahoo and Google without them knowing about it? The New York Times reports.

  • Yet another magazine eyes the auction block Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 12:46 PM ET
    Cover of Forbes magazine

    Following the sale of The Washington Post, yet another big publishing brand name is looking to put itself on the block.

  • German journalists urged to shun Google and Yahoo Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 3:53 AM ET
    Angela Merkel, German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats (CDU).

    The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.

  • Stock-market bulls face hurdles in the week ahead Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 9:22 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Bulls face a trio of challenges: The Fed, earnings from some big names and delayed data due to the shutdown. Will they keep running or lie down?

  • Squawking Kid Rock-Madonna, Apple-Icahn, Greenspeak Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 5:53 AM ET
    Kid Rock

    Talking Squawk looks at Kid Rock calling out Madonna on Detroit, Carl Icahn's Apple obsession and some Greenspeak.

  • AllThingsD and Dow Jones call it quits Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 6:02 PM ET

    AllThingsD is cutting ties with Dow Jones. As part of the split, personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg will stop writing for the Wall Street Journal.

  • Cramer: 5 buys as pros puff up portfolios Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    Cramer wants you to leverage a year-end phenomenon in which big winners can do little wrong.