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  • Newspaper bane: Nobody reads the stories anymore Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    For all the ruckus about fixing the newspaper business, the sad truth is that people just don't read the stories anymore. And you probably won't finish this one.

  • The stock stars beyond Club 1700's velvet rope Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 7:48 AM ET

    The "Talking Squawk" blog runs down market guru Tom Lee's big call, Nelson Peltz's tough quarter, "The Lone Ranger" flop, wearable tech and Yahoo's new logo experiment.

  • This major publisher says no way it's up for sale Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 6:57 AM ET
    The New York Times building in New York City.

    The New York Times is not for sale, its controlling family and publisher have said, after a week in which both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post were bought out.

  • Newspaper Biz: Change coming! Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Newspaper Biz: Change coming!

    After 4 generations of family ownership, The Washington Post is selling its publishing business to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Will he bring change to the company? Mark Walsh, Sirius XM; Hugh Hewitt, Townhall.com; and Michael Medved, syndicated radio host, discuss.

  • Stocks closed near session lows Tuesday, with major averages logging their biggest declines since June, after two Federal Reserve Presidents said the central bank could begin tapering its easy-money program as early as September.

  • Maria's Observation: The news on newspapers Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 4:57 PM ET
    Maria's Observation: The news on newspapers

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her views on the value of your newspaper.

  • The latest billionaire investment: Ink and ego Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    How do you keep up with the Joneses if you and the Joneses already have, well, just about everything? Buy a money-losing newspaper, a high-end Manhattan condo, golden undies.

  • Free Kindles? 5 Bezos bets for the Washington Post Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 3:29 PM ET

    Here's a few ways experts say Bezos may experiment with the Washington Post now that he is the owner.

  • Bezos goes 'Post'-al Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Bezos goes 'Post'-al

    Richard Brandt, "One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com" author, talks about Jeff Bezos's deal to buy the Washington Post newspaper and what he will likely do with it.

  • Billionaires: New faces of 'newsies' Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Billionaires: New faces of 'newsies'

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin updates us on recent acquisition deals for trophy publishing assets by high-net-worth individuals. Steven Levy, Wired senior writer, provides insight into Jeff Bezos-Washington Post deal.

  • Tuesday's market roadmap Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 9:01 AM ET
    Tuesday's market roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team; Michael Santol, Yahoo! Finance, and Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal, take a look at today's top business stories, including the Washington Post selling its newspaper publishing business to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for $250 million. CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down the details of the deal and provides and update on the feud between CBS and Time Warner Cable. Also Credit Suisse downgrades IBM.

  • Futures trade slightly lower; Washington Post jumps Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 8:59 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Tuesday with investors looking for fresh catalysts to further propel the recent market gains that pushed major averages to record highs.

  • Early movers: WPO, SNY, IBM, DE, AEO & more Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:37 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Amazon's Bezos buying Washington Post newspaper Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:03 AM ET
    Amazon's Bezos buying Washington Post newspaper

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is personally purchasing the newspaper for $250 million, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And Rick Edmonds, Poynter Institute analyst, provides analysis of the future of print media and what Bezos will likely do with the brand.

  • Newspaper sales affecting your $? Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Newspaper sales affecting your $?

    Jeff Bezos is set to purchase the publishing business of The Washington Post for $250 million. What "magic" can Bezos do? Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss. Also, perspective on the Herbalife saga.

  • Amazon CEO Bezos buying the Washington Post Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

    Bezos will buy The Washington Post Co.'s newspaper publishing business for $250 million as an individual, not through Amazon.

  • Can Bezos turn a profit at Washington Post? Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:18 PM ET
    What Washington Post sale means for company, Bezos: Pro

    The sale of The Washington Post could mean a lack of profits for new owner Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Brad Safalow of PAA Research says.

  • Washington Post stock tops $600 Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 5:30 PM ET
    Washington Post stock tops $600

    For the first time since 2008, the Washington Post stock is reaching $600 after hours on news Jeff Bezos is acquiring its publishing business. Bradley Safalow, PAA Research analyst, provides perspective.

  • After-hours buzz: Washington Post, DSW & More Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 5:29 PM ET
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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:

  • What Washington Post sale means: Pro Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 5:28 PM ET
    What Washington Post sale means for company, Bezos: Pro

    The sale of The Washington Post could be a turning point for its parent company and result in a lack of profits for new owner Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Brad Safalow of PAA Research.