According to reports, John Malone?s Liberty Global is considering pulling out of the bidding for Kabel Deutschland, Germany?s largest cable operator. Europe?s antitrust authorities could block any ... more 
According to reports, John Malone?s Liberty Global is considering pulling out of the bidding for Kabel Deutschland, Germany?s largest cable operator. Europe?s antitrust authorities could block any deal that further strengthens Malone?s Euro cable empire. Chinese social media buzz is heating up. Online streaming services launch new offers as "Sherlock," "Downton Abbey" and other British series attracting a growing white-collar audience in the country. British dramas now account for 9 percent of all mentions of foreign television programming, whereas just a few years ago such shows were essentially unknown in the country. Investors who wrongly called time on U.S. economic supremacy during the financial crisis are set to pay a hefty price for betting too much on the developing world. The U.S. investment bank helped inspire a twenty-fold surge in financial investment in China, India, Russia and Brazil over the past decade, its chief economist popularizing the term BRICs in a 2001 research paper. less 
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