SAN FRANCISCO - Writers are peeved at Amazon. On Thursday, investors became disgruntled too. The company, which is embroiled in a very public conflict with the publisher Hachette, announced second-quarter losses nearly double what Wall Street ...
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox entered a deal Friday to sell all of its stake in Sky Italia and a majority stake in Sky Deutschland to BSkyB, raising more than $8 billion cash to fortress its rebuffed Time Warner bid.
... * Shares open at $19, above IPO price of $15. * Values company at over $700 mln at day's high. * Stock top percentage gainer on Nasdaq (Adds CEO comment, updates shares).
LONDON - Signs that tensions between the West and Russia are starting to hurt confidence in Europe's dominant economy Germany left the euro near an eight-month low on Friday and lifted the region's government bonds.
ARMONK, N.Y. - Now that they're empty-nesters, Ron Howard and his wife have sold their nest in New York's suburban Westchester County for $27.5 million.