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  • The Morning Fix: Fox stays mum on 'Idol.' CBS and Comcast break bread. Icahn's offer rejected by Lions Gate board. Discovery CEO Zaslav buys Conan's New York pad.

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding if $25 million for an apartment is just a tad excessive. Comcast and CBS are BFFs. Well, maybe the nation's biggest cable operator and the nation's most-watched broadcaster aren't best friends forever, but Comcast Corp......
  • Stocks reclaim a quick 100 at open

    Wall Street shot higher in early trading Monday, with solid preliminary results from IBM encouraging investors to buy back into the stock market after last week's rout. International Business Machines Corp., one of the 30 Dow Jones industrials,...
  • It's time for insurance companies to explain their rates.

    SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL OP-ED ONLINE by Jeff Atwater Exactly one year after Governor Crist signed legislation designed to lower property insurance premiums, the Florida Senate has convened a special Select Committee to investigate why certain...
  • Altria Group To Buy UST, Inc.

    Altria Group Inc. said Monday it will buy UST Inc. for nearly $10 billion in a deal that will give the maker of Marlboro cigarettes access to the smokeless tobacco market with the Skoal and Copenhagen brands.       Richmond, Va.-based Altria said it...
  • Not all behind Tribune buyback

    The opening of a major rift on Tribune Co.'s board, with a bloc of three directors standing in opposition to eight others, may portend more turbulence for the embattled Chicago media concern. In a regulatory filing Tuesday, Tribune disclosed that...
  • When the news breaks in your back yard, dig

    As a reporter, when you have a personal stake in a story, you're supposed to beg off the assignment. When the story is about the company you work for, you're supposed to dig in and not let go. Welcome to the world of covering Tribune Co. for the...
  • Given options, Tribune could rewrite script

    Even those of us who haven't seen the new Vince Vaughn-Jennifer Aniston movie "The Break Up" have found it impossible to avoid hearing about it. Apparently they play a mismatched couple who own Chicago property together. With their romance on the rocks,...
  • Tribune sets buyback

    Tribune Co., in a move that aims to boost its stock price but saddle the company with a punishing debt load, on Tuesday disclosed a plan to buy back a quarter of its outstanding shares at a cost of more than $2 billion. The Chicago media concern, which...
  • Bold strategy to shape Tribune chief's legacy

    With his silver-flecked hair and neatly trimmed mustache, Tribune Co. Chairman, President and CEO Dennis FitzSimons has the look of media maverick Ted Turner. We're about to find out if he has Turner's vision. These are tough times for all traditional...
  • Apparel mistakes look bad for Sears

    In its first full quarter as a pure retailer, Sears, Roebuck and Co. stumbled, posting a loss and conceding that falling clothing sales were largely self-inflicted wounds. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer's results were in line with guidance it gave to...
  • Sears plans a trimmer approach for Grand

    Future Sears Grand stores will be a little less grand. In recent months, Hoffman Estates-based Sears, Roebuck and Co. has opened two of the freestanding stores--each exceeding 200,000 square feet--to better compete against the growing dominance of...