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  • News Corp. divides into two companies; 21st Century Fox is born

    News Corp. divides into two companies; 21st Century Fox is born
    Rupert Murdoch's sprawling, $75-billion global empire has broken into two separate companies: 21st Century Fox and a much smaller News Corp. Friday afternoon, just after the close of trading, the company finalized the transaction that had been in the...
  • U.S. stocks notch double-digit gains in first half of year

    U.S. stocks notch double-digit gains in first half of year
    For U.S. investors, it was a good six months to just stay home — and to start imagining the world weaned off cheap Federal Reserve money. Major Wall Street stock indexes posted double-digit returns in the first half, buttressed by a continuing,...
  • SFX Entertainment misses beat in stock market debut

    SFX Entertainment misses beat in stock market debut
    There wasn't much to rave about on the first day of trading for electronic dance music promoter SFX Entertainment Inc. Shares of SFX, founded by entertainment entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman, fell $1.11, or 8.5%, to $11.89 on Wednesday, after its...
  • GOP debt limit offer gives Wall Street its biggest gains of the year

    GOP debt limit offer gives Wall Street its biggest gains of the year
    The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default. The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
  • Who's Got Hartford's Missing $669,997?

    Who's Got Hartford's Missing $669,997?
    Nine students from High School Inc., Hartford's Insurance and Finance Academy, traveled to New York on Sept. 18 to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange — a reward for having the highest scores on Connecticut Academic Performance...
  • Nasdaq and NYSE are courting Twitter listing

    Nasdaq and NYSE are courting Twitter listing
    NEW YORK — As Twitter Inc. shops for a home on Wall Street, the Nasdaq Stock Market and New York Stock Exchange are cranking up the charm — just like they've done with other tech stars. As real estate listings website Zillow Inc. was going...
  • 3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize

    3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize
    The question seems simple, but shedding light on the answer was worth a Nobel Prize for three American economists: How do we know how much an item is worth? Eugene F. Fama and Lars Peter Hansen of the University of Chicago and Robert J. Shiller of...
  • Brookfield becomes dominant landlord in L.A. financial district

    Brookfield becomes dominant landlord in L.A. financial district
    With its acquisition of some of the tallest skyscrapers in downtown Los Angeles finally complete, New York-based Brookfield Office Properties Inc. is now the dominant office landlord in the city's financial district. Brookfield completed its purchase of...
  • Twitter picks NYSE to list stock in blow to Nasdaq

    SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc. is moving full speed ahead with its initial public offering even as the world braces for the possibility of a U.S. debt default that would roil financial markets and hurt the stock's debut. The micro-blogging service...
  • Twitter stock will list on the NYSE. So what?

    Twitter stock will list on the NYSE. So what?
    The big news out of the financial markets Wednesday is that Twitter, whose initial public offering is likely to be one of the hottest transactions of the year, will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange instead of on Nasdaq.  The world asks: So...
  • Four stocks short fund Ranger Equity Bear expects to fall

    Four stocks short fund Ranger Equity Bear expects to fall
    Instead of searching for hidden gems, the managers of AdvisorShares' short-only Ranger Equity Bear fund spend their days scouring the stock market for sinking ships. Brad Lamensdorf and John Del Vecchio, co-managers of the exchange-traded fund, have...