Today's surge in News Corp. (NWS +17.6%) now tops Cisco (CSCO +17.2%) among S&P stocks, as...

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Today's surge in News Corp. (NWS +17.6%) now tops Cisco (CSCO +17.2%) among S&P stocks, as FQ4 earnings and revenue easily beat expectations, plus a promise of an accelerated share buyback and minimal acquisitions - "the best answer we can imagine to 'hack-lash,'" a Lazard analyst says. Rupert Murdoch says COO Chase Carey is next in line.