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    Bids for Newsweek were due at 5 pm eastern Thursday into Allen & Company, which is handling the Washington Post Company's sale of the troubled weekly magazine.

  • The Washington Post (WPO) was the first stock that triggered the new circuit breakers. At 3:07 ET, WPO was trading at roughly $454. ...It is likely not an accident that the first circuit breaker was tripped...

  • The circuit breakers get christened. The Washington Post was the first stock that triggered the new circuit breakers. At 3:07pm ET, WPO was trading at roughly $454. Suddenly, there were three trades over $900 off the NYSE floor...

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, May 7 .

  • Newsweek Magazine has been losing money since 2007. Last year the magazine's ad sales plummeted 30 percent to $241 million, the magazine division posting an operating loss of $29.3 million.

  • Jeffrey Bewkes

    Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes was upbeat on the company's first quarter earnings call - his strategy of stripping out extraneous businesses and focusing on creating value through content seems to be working.

  • Newsweek

    The Washington Post Co. is putting Newsweek up for sale in hopes that another owner can figure out how to stem losses at the 77-year-old weekly magazine.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • The U.S. dollar, the Swiss franc, the future of China, and Acme Brick.  This is part seven of the transcript and video of Warren Buffett's 'Ask Warren' appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box on Monday, March 1, 2010. 

  • The Washington Post

    The decline in newspaper advertising has been precipitous: free services like Craigslist have poached classified ad dollars and marketers have shifted their spending to targeted, measurable Internet ads. Publishers have been struggling to cut costs and grow their own online ads.

  • Dividend investors might have something to cheer about this year as the number of dividend increases is back on the rise. 

  • The average cost of a four-year college is $26,000 a year—up 4 percent in 2009 alone. What is the value of an education and are there any alternatives for students who wish to attend college at a lower price? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital shares his ways to play the rising cost.

  • In what appears to be a bet consumers will stick with discount retailers even after the economy rebounds, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increased its Wal-Mart holdings by almost 90 percent during the summer.  It added almost 18 million shares, currently worth almost $1 billion, in the third quarter.

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    Just minutes after this morning's announcement that Berkshire Hathaway is paying $26 billion to acquire the 77 percent of Burlington Northern Santa Fe it doesn't already own, Warren Buffett spoke live by phone with Becky Quick and Joe Kernen on CNBC's Squawk Box.  This is the complete transcript of their conversation.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer and as the dollar rallied. The Dow shed 250 points, or 2.5 percent, but finished flat for the month.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer.

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    These days in the newspaper industry, you can't expect positive news to come from an ad increase - the only upside is when cost-cutting works.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened lower Friday after reports showed consumer sentiment and spending have declined.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Friday, the last trading day of October, after the Dow experienced its best day in 3 months Thursday after GDP data showed the world's biggest economy exited recession in the third quarter.