November 4, 2004 10:28 AM PST
Viacom to bid for MarketWatch
Viacom, which already owns 22 percent of MarketWatch, didn't say how much it will offer or when it will make its bid. It noted in the filing that "there can be no assurances" that MarketWatch will accept the offer. Other companies that have been mentioned as possible suitors of MarketWatch include Yahoo, Dow Jones and The New York Times Co.