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Networks Must Adapt To Decline In TV Viewers

Ratings fell precipitously in 2012, especially among the most important audience for television advertisers: younger adults aged 18 to 49. Online viewing continues to grow, but remains a small fraction of total viewership. Bill Carter of the New York Times talks about the changing TV landscape.
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Nasdaq Chairman Apologizes For Facebook Glitch

The chairman of Nasdaq issued a public apology after a glitch delayed the start of Facebook trading Friday. And over the weekend, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend.
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Ex-Goldman Director Faces Insider Trading Trial

Prosecutors say Rajat Gupta, a former member of the board of Goldman Sachs, passed on information about Goldman to billionaire Raj Rajaratnam, who is in prison for insider trading. Jury selection gets underway Monday.
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Yahoo Sells Alibaba Shares, AMC Entertainment Sold

Troubled Internet giant, Yahoo has announced it would sell back nearly half of its 40 percent stake in Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce company. And, the Wanda Group has agreed to purchase AMC Entertainment for more than $2.5 billion.
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When Should An Aging TV Show Get Off The Air?

The TV show House is airing its final episode Monday night on FOX, Desperate Housewives on ABC ended last week and NBC has announced that 30 Rock will have its final episodes this fall. TV and media critic Eric Deggans of the Tampa Bay Times explains why choosing to end a show, rather than getting canceled, presents a creative opportunity for the producers.
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Mineral-Rich Mongolia Rapidly Becoming 'Mine-golia'

Mongolia is in the midst of a dramatic economic boom as huge mining operations look to reshape the country. Some predict Mongolia's GDP will double in a decade. But this economic overhaul could put further pressure on Mongolia's traditional way of life.
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Could Glass-Steagall Have Stopped JPMorgan Loss?

The banking giant's $2 billion loss has many lawmakers and economists wondering what happened to the 2010 financial overhaul, which was supposed to prevent risky hedging. Many are also looking back further — to a Depression-era law, repealed in 1999, that separated commercial and investment bank activities.

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