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  • LONDON, July 21- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has ruled out the idea of using "helicopter money" to stimulate Japan's economy and said the central bank already has measures to ease policy further if necessary, in a BBC radio interview broadcast on Thursday. Kuroda said Japan had benefited from a clear separation between fiscal and monetary...

  • Bennett's civil case has drawn extra attention because the Chevy Chase, Maryland resident chose not to show up at her SEC hearing in January, part of her unusual strategy in challenging the regulator's use of in-house judges in enforcement cases. The SEC had accused Bennett of using her weekly program "Financial Myth Busting with Dawn Bennett" and other media...

  • July 8- CBS Radio Inc filed for an initial public offering with U.S. securities regulators on Friday, months after its parent, CBS Corp, said it would explore strategic alternatives for its radio business. CBS Radio set a nominal fundraising target of $100 million in its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. CBS Radio, which has over 117 radio...

  • CBS Radio files for IPO

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports that CBS Radio has filed for a public listing that could be worth up to $100 million.

  • FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposed retaining the existing rules barring companies in most instances from owning a newspaper and a broadcast TV or radio station in the same market, as well as other individual market limits on radio and TV stations with "slight modification," according to the summary of a proposal to fellow commissioners seen by Reuters.

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday proposed retaining most rules limiting cross ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market, according to a document reviewed by Reuters. FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposed retaining the existing rules barring companies in most instances from owning a...

  • CARACAS, June 23- Oil prices will likely rise $10 per barrel over the summer, Venezuelan Oil Minister Eulogio del Pino told a local radio network on Thursday.

  • Tim Westergren, Pandora Media

    Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren announced that the company will release new products in the fall.

  • PARIS, May 29- Analysis of data seized by investigators in last week's raid of Google's Paris headquarters could possibly take years, French financial prosecutor Eliane Houlette said on Sunday. "We have collected a lot of computer data," Houlette said in an interview with Europe 1 radio, TV channel iTele and newspaper Le Monde, adding that 96 people took part in the...

  • Offices at Pandora

    Corvex Management disclosed on Monday that it owns 9.9 percent of Pandora Media and urged the company to explore a sale.

  • NEW YORK, May 13- iHeartMedia Inc has brought in Millstein& Co, an additional restructuring advisory firm, to help it evaluate options for its debt, including buying some of it back, according to people familiar with the matter. Millstein& Co was founded in 2012 by Jim Millstein, who was the chief restructuring officer at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2009 to...

  • April 28- Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue as strong U.S. auto sales drove an increase in paying subscribers for its satellite radio service. The net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $171.3 million, or 3 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $105.7 million, or 2 cents per share, a year...

  • The acquisition marks the latest effort by Cincinnati- based Scripps, which has 33 local television and 34 radio stations across the country, to ramp up its digital offering to appeal to millennials. "There is a ton of evidence that humor is the lens through which millennials see the world," said Adam Symson, chief digital officer at Scripps, citing shows like "The...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 5- Pandora Media Inc hopes to go back to the future with the return of co-founder Tim Westergren as CEO and a renewed focus on its industry-leading data trove, built from the listening habits of more than 81 million people. Westergren, a former musician, had spearheaded Pandora's Music Genome Project, a pioneering music categorization system...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- A Singapore man accused of illegally exporting U.S. parts found in explosives in Iraq, through Iran, has been extradited to the United States to face charges on Monday, the Justice Department said. Lim Yong Nam, 42, was indicted in 2010 for sending radio frequency modules from Minnesota to Iran between 2007 and 2008, violating a U.S. trade...

  • Pandora down nearly 30% YTD

    Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities, looks at Pandora's growth strategy.

  • Pandora shares slide as CEO departs

    Brian McAndrews is leaving Pandora as chief executive and will be replaced by founder and former CEO Tim Westergren. The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss.

  • To stream or not to stream?

    Discussing the music industry in the face of changing technology is musician Charlie Mars.

  • Orson Welles

    Fans of Orson Welles' famous "War of the Worlds" broadcast can now snatch up a piece of radio history... for $20,000.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Fitbit, Spirit Airlines, Sonic & more.