Goodbye, White Knight
The possibility of a Dow Jones white knight evaporated today, as General Electric said that it was abandoning talks with Pearson PLC about putting in a bid. So it appears that Rupert Murdoch's chances have increased from 95% to something like 102%.
With the Dow Jones board telling the Bancrofts to take a hike, it now appears that Rupert Murdoch's chances... hey, I just said that.
In fact, there really isn't anything left to say.
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