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  1. Ultimate Stock-Pickers: Top 10 Buys and Sells

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    Tue, 2 Dec 2014

    the takeover bid), with the stock dropping back down to $72 per share (from a high of $87 per share in response to Rupert Murdoch 's initial $85 per share bid for the firm). FMI Large Cap also eliminated its stake in GlaxoSmithKline during the third

  2. Murdoch's UK Sun more than doubles online subscribers

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    Mon, 24 Nov 2014

    LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch 's British tabloid The Sun said it had more than doubled its online subscribers to 225,000 in a year, partly helping shore up declining print sales.

  3. UPDATE 1-UK pensions group opposes James Murdoch re-election to Sky board

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    Wed, 19 Nov 2014

    LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A group of UK public sector pensions recommended on Wednesday that its member funds oppose the re-election of James Murdoch, son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch , to the board of Sky Plc in a vote at the company's annual general meeting.

  4. UK pensions group opposes James Murdoch re-election to BSkyB board

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    Wed, 19 Nov 2014

    LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A group of UK public sector pensions recommended on Wednesday that its member funds oppose the re-election of James Murdoch, son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch , to the board of BSkyB in a vote at the company's annual general meeting.

  5. Sky Plc ditches British tag to expand into Europe

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    Wed, 12 Nov 2014

    LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - British Sky Broadcasting, Rupert Murdoch 's pioneering pay-TV company that transformed the country's entertainment market, is to drop the British from its name to reflect its expansion into Europe.

  6. Former Murdoch UK news editor jailed for phone-hacking

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    Fri, 7 Nov 2014

    LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - A former newspaper executive whose emails led to the exposure of widespread phone-hacking at Rupert Murdoch 's now-defunct British tabloid, the News of the World, was jailed for eight months on Friday.

  7. US STOCKS-Move shares up 37 pct in heavy volume after News Corp deal

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    Tue, 30 Sep 2014

    NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Shares of Move Inc were up 37 percent and the stock was the most actively traded name on the Nasdaq after Rupert Murdoch 's said it would buy the company, which owns...

  8. UPDATE 2-ValueAct takes $1 bln stake in 21st Century Fox

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    Mon, 11 Aug 2014

    Aug 11 (Reuters) - Hedge fund ValueAct Capital LLC said it had taken a $1 billion stake in Rupert Murdoch -controlled film and TV company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.

  9. Fox Withdraws Time Warner Offer, Announces Buyback; Bid News Eclipses Solid 4Q

    Commentary

    Thu, 7 Aug 2014

    Fox's stock price than the quarterly results was the news of the bid withdrawal. While this was surprising, we believe Rupert Murdoch could come back and rebid, especially if Fox's stock price rebounds and Time Warner's price either stagnates or declines

  10. Fox Bid Withdrawal Overshadows Mixed Second Quarter

    Commentary

    Wed, 6 Aug 2014

    the Fox board's refusal to enter into negotiations was the primary cause for the withdrawal. Still, we believe that Rupert Murdoch could come back and rebid in the future, especially if the Fox stock price rebounds and Time Warner's price either stagnates

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