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Wed, Mar 20th, 2019
Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof.

NFXAV : 38.0000 (unch)
CMCSA : 39.78 (-0.35%)
FOXAV : 41.70 (unch)
T : 30.68 (-0.39%)
NFLX : 358.78 (-1.28%)
DIS : 110.00 (-2.76%)
World markets mostly lower as investors await Fed report

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe early Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement, after a lackluster day of trading in Asia.

Pocketbook issues eclipsed by military role in Thai election

BANGKOK (AP) — Pocketbook issues may not sway the outcome of Sunday's election in Thailand, given the bigger debate among voters over whether they support or oppose the military junta that has ruled...

What Disney gets as its $71.3B buy of Fox assets closes

It's finally complete. Disney closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets on Wednesday, more than a year after the mega merger . Disney gets far ranging properties ranging from Fox's...

DIS : 110.00 (-2.76%)
NFXAV : 38.0000 (unch)
Fed is likely to stay 'patient' and project fewer rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is expected to end its latest policy meeting Wednesday by refining its new overarching message that it plans to be "patient" about any further interest rate hikes....

Disney closes $71B acquisition of Fox entertainment, putting 'Cinderella,' 'The Simpsons' and 'Star Wars' under one roof

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Disney closes $71B acquisition of Fox entertainment, putting 'Cinderella,' 'The Simpsons' and 'Star Wars' under one roof.

Asian markets trend lower, tracking Wall St losses

BANGKOK (AP) — Markets in Asia are mostly lower after a lackluster day of trading on Wall Street.

XOM : 80.87 (-0.26%)
CI : 172.78 (+3.39%)
FITB : 27.82 (-3.27%)
Nominee to lead FAA will face challenge on Boeing oversight

President Donald Trump has tapped a former Delta Air Lines executive to lead the Federal Aviation Administration as the regulator deals with questions about its approval of a Boeing airliner involved in...

BA : 373.43 (+0.31%)
FBI tracked Michael Cohen's phones with controversial device

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, meet the Triggerfish.

FedEx profit falls, CEO calls the results disappointing

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx Corp. reported lower profit Tuesday as its ground-shipping unit struggled with higher costs, and the company cut its forecast of full-year earnings.

FDX : 181.41 (-0.54%)
Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform

NEW YORK (AP) — Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.

MSFT : 117.65 (+0.07%)
GOOGL : 1,202.46 (+1.17%)
Trump: Social media sites discriminate against conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his ire Tuesday at the nation's major social media companies, claiming they're biased against Republicans and attacking them with the same gusto he uses...

In end of 20th Century Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Century City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much of it was sold off in the 1960s, it was four times the size of its current,...

NFLX : 358.78 (-1.28%)
NFXAV : 38.0000 (unch)
DIS : 110.00 (-2.76%)
Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook will overhaul its ad-targeting systems to prevent , credit and employment ads as part of a legal settlement.

Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video

LONDON (AP) — Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn't anyone alert the company while it was happening?

MSFT : 117.65 (+0.07%)
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Banks led stocks mostly lower on Wall Street Tuesday as the market gave up an early gain.

Sub makes rapid ascent in Indian Ocean; crew safe

ALPHONSE ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — Technicians investigating the cause of a subsea emergency in which a British scientist and her American pilot made a rapid ascent from 250 meters (820 feet) beneath...

High-level US and China trade talks to resume next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. trade and economic officials will visit China late next week for another round of negotiations, a White House official said Tuesday.

Court tosses $4 million copyright award against Zillow

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court has thrown out a $4 million copyright infringement ruling against the Seattle-based online real estate company Zillow.

Court: Online free speech rights trump stalking conviction

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man imprisoned for stalking had his conviction overturned Tuesday when a state appeals court ruled the social media posts that prompted the charges were protected...

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