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Dow Jones Draws New Suitor After Murdoch Bid

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Dow Jones Draws New Suitor After Murdoch Bid

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Dow Jones Draws New Suitor After Murdoch Bid

Dow Jones Draws New Suitor After Murdoch Bid

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A new bidder may be emerging to compete with Rupert Murdoch for ownership of Dow Jones & Co.

Murdoch's $5 billion offer has forced the family that controls Dow Jones to look for alternatives. Now General Electric and Pearson, the publisher of The Financial Times, are discussing a joint bid for Dow Jones that would put The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times and CNBC under one roof.

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