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Newsstand Magazine Sales Slide 10%

U.S. magazine sales fell nearly 10% in the first half of 2012, a troubling sign for print publishers that suggests Americans are still being careful about discretionary spending.

SmartMoney Cashes Out: Popular Financial Magazine Bites the Dust

Say farewell to SmartMoney. The glossy yet insightful monthly magazine isn't dying for a lack of readers: It has more than 800,000 subscribers. But with ad sales floundering and expenses rising, Dow Jones has been forced to turn it into an online-only publication.

Magazines' Newsstand Sales Keep Plummeting

The good news, for magazine publishers, is that the earthward plummet in newsstand sales has finally started to moderate. The bad news is that sales are still falling at a vertigo-inducing rate -- just not quite so rapidly as they were a few months ago.