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Fox, media firms rise after AT&T-Time Warner approval

(Reuters) - Twenty First Century Fox Inc's shares rose 8 percent to a record-high on Wednesday as an approval for AT&T's buyout of Time Warner Inc spurred speculation that Comcast Corp would proceed with an offer for most of the media company's assets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Fox, other media companies rise after AT&T-Time Warner approval

(Reuters) - Twenty First Century Fox Inc's shares rose 8 percent on Wednesday as an approval for AT&T's buyout of Time Warner Inc spurred speculation that Comcast Corp would proceed with an offer for most of the media company's assets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

AT&T ruling could usher in deals for big tech

CNBC’s Josh Lipton takes a look at what deals could come for the tech and media spaces following the approval of AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Cramer: AT&T-Time Warner Decision A "Huge Positive" For Overall Market

A federal judge's approval Tuesday of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)'s proposed acquisition Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) should be viewed as "a huge positive" for not only media companies but the overall market, according to read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 13th, 2018

Nasdaq rises to record as Netflix, Fox shares rise

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox and Netflix led the Nasdaq Composite index to a record as a judge's ruling that the AT&T and Time Warner deal could go through raised valuations across the media industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Nasdaq rises to record as Netflix, Fox shares rise

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox and Netflix led the Nasdaq Composite index to a record as a judge's ruling that the AT&T and Time Warner deal could go through raised valuations across the media industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Wall Street flat, media stocks jump after AT&T ruling

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were flat on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy announcement, while media shares got a boost from a court approval for AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Comcast and 21st Century Fox in Focus After AT&T-Time Warner Approval

Comcast could announce its own offer for 21st Century Fox’s assets on Wednesday, triggering a bidding war with Disney for a chunk of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 13th, 2018

AT&T slips after Time Warner buyout gets approval

(Reuters) - Shares of AT&T Inc fell 2 percent on Wednesday after a federal judge approved the telecom company's $85 billion buyout of Time Warner Inc, clearing the path for more deals in a rapidly changing media industry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Media, telecom shares lift futures; Fed awaited

(Reuters) - A court approval for AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner lifted media and telecom shares on Wednesday, helping U.S. stock futures ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy announcement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Green Light for AT&T Deal Sets Up Comcast"s Fox Bid, Merger Frenzy

A court’s approval of AT&T’s merger with Time Warner paves a clear path for Comcast to bid for 21st Century Fox assets and could trigger a round of deal-making by smaller media companies trying to keep up with industry titans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 13th, 2018

After AT&T-Time Warner Approval, Focus Shifts to Comcast and Disney

AT&T’s court victory in its bid to buy Time Warner is the starting gun for a raft of media mergers that could upend the industry......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

S&P 500 ends up; Time Warner shares jump after hours

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended higher on Tuesday, boosted by gains in the technology and utilities sectors, and shares of media and telecom companies jumped in extended trade after AT&T won court approval to buy Time Warner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2018

AT&T wins court approval to buy Time Warner

The high-stakes case has been closely watched by the telecommunications, media, and tech industries for its potential effect on the future of other blockbuster deals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

NewsWatch: AT&T wins court approval to buy Time Warner

The high-stakes case has been closely watched by the telecommunications, media, and tech industries for its potential effect on the future of other blockbuster deals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

French PM Resignation Imminent As Macron Approval Hits All Time Low

For all the discussion about Donald Trump's (dis)approval rating, the western media has been surprisingly quiet over the collapse in popular.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 8th, 2018

CBS taps Dick Parsons to replace Moonves as chair

CBS Corp. has tapped Richard “Dick” Parsons, former chairman of Citigroup and chairman and CEO of Time Warner, to serve as interim chairman and lead its board through the media company’s leadership transition. He replaces Les Moonves, who res.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Nine state attorneys general back AT&T in Time Warner appeal

A group of nine state attorneys general on Wednesday backed AT&T Inc as the Justice Department asks a federal appeals court to reverse approval of the company's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2018

AT&T asks U.S. appeals court to uphold approval of Time Warner acquisition

AT&T Inc on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to reject the Justice Department's challenge to its acquisition of Time Warner, saying the government had offered no basis for second guessing key conclusions of a ruling upholding the transaction......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

A San Francisco Tech Mogul Buys a Fabled Slice of New York Media

Something like this was tried 18 years ago, when AOL bought Time Warner. But Marc Benioff, long a prominent figure in his hometown, does things his own way......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 17th, 2018

Bankrupcty court approves Relativity sale to UltraV Holdings

A bankruptcy judge has cleared the sale of Relativity Media to UltraV Holdings. The approval comes three months after the Beverly Hills, California-based studio filed for Chapter 11 for the second time. UltraV, a joint venture among funds manage.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018