Washington Post Deal Complete Surprise, Ridder Says

Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Tony Ridder, former chief executive officer of Knight Ridder Inc., talks about Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos's agreement to buy the Washington Post for $250 million. Ridder, speaking with Alix Steel and Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers," also discusses his decision to sell Knight Ridder in 2006 and Red Sox owner John Henry's purchase of the Boston Globe last week (Source: Bloomberg)
Standard Bank Gains Most in 6 Years on Africa Business
27:25 - March 5 -- Standard Bank Group Ltd. gained the most in six years in Johannesburg trading after it reported profit boosted by expansion in Africa, lower bad debts and curbs on costs. Standard Bank Group CEO Ben Kruger speaks on “The Pulse.”
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