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Merrill Brown is an old pro at the Internet news business. Here he lays out a list the Amazon chief needs to address to pull The Washington Post out of its rut.
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 "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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her views on the value of your newspaper.
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.
Here's a few ways experts say Bezos may experiment with the Washington Post now that he is the owner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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.
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.
Bezos will buy The Washington Post Co.'s newspaper publishing business for $250 million as an individual, not through Amazon.
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.
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.
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