The electronics retailers is reportedly a buyout candidate, and the media company will decide about splitting into 2.
Stocks climb slightly as reports show that home prices rose in many U.S. cities, but consumer confidence fell.
The media company is reportedly considering splitting into two companies, and the social giant named another board member.
Why? Movies, TV and cable generate most of the company's income. The publishing business, which includes The Wall Street Journal, isn't growing nearly as quickly.
The Olympics and a presidential election may not be the advertising bonanza some investors anticipated.
The company's search market share sinks as its board tries to right the ship.
As audiences shrink, channels must justify their expense, which is getting harder as media become more diffuse.
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