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  • News Corp. considers split in 2, stock jumps

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to spin off its newspaper business into a separate company, an acknowledgement that the printed page that gave rise to a media empire will never again be central to its future.

  • NY public libraries to get Penguin e-books

    Two New York City public library systems are set to get Penguin e-books as part of a one-year pilot program.

  • SmartMoney to close print edition, boost online

    After three-straight quarters of steep advertising declines, SmartMoney's print magazine is ceasing publication and switching to an all-digital format aimed at online users.

  • Hip Hop Hall of Fame finds NYC home

    Organizers say the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum has found a home in midtown Manhattan.

  • People are pictured in the lobby of JPMorgan Chase's headquarters in New York on Friday, May 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    JPMorgan exec becomes first casualty of bad trade

    The executive responsible for trading strategy at JPMorgan Chase, one of the highest-ranking women in Wall Street, on Monday became the first casualty of the bank's stunning $2 billion loss.

  • Specialist Peter Giacchi (center) calls out prices as he works at the post that handles JP Morgan Chase stock on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, on Friday. The bank's trading loss of $2 billion will cost three high-ranking executives their jobs. (Associated Press)

    3 to lose jobs at JPMorgan over $2B loss

    JPMorgan Chase is expected to accept the resignation of one of the highest-ranking women on Wall Street after the bank lost $2 billion in a trading blunder, a person familiar with the matter said Sunday.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No admirer of Castro

    I have to respond to an ill-informed attack ("Strike Two for Ozzie Guillen," Commentary, April 12) by Humberto Fontova that associated me with apologists for Fidel Castro. The attack was based on a picture taken in 1995 when Fidel Castro came to the Wall Street Journal, where I worked covering Latin America for 12 years.

  • ** FILE ** Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the social network site's new privacy settings in May 2010 in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

    SOBHANI: Facebook IPO: A chance to be transformative

    The backbone of Facebook's enormous success is its estimated 845 million users, including every member of my extended family. Mark Zuckerberg deserves credit for creating a platform that has allowed millions of people around the world to find one another, stay in touch and share their pictures, stories and life. Although revolutions and coups have been a part of human history, Facebook has allowed for a more organized opposition to develop in totalitarian systems.

  • Detroit-area author Zaslow killed in car accident

    Best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow was killed Friday when he lost control of his car on a snowy road after promoting his latest book in northern Michigan. He was 53.

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