• All aboard the bandwagon: US GDP revisions likely Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 9:41 AM ET
    Container ships are positioned under cranes at the Port of Oakland

    May trade balance figures showed the deficit narrowed considerably, which is a big positive for gross domestic product (GDP).

  • Sony rejects Dan Loeb's spinoff plan     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides perspective on investor activism, and whether a spinoff of Sony's entertainment business is a good idea.

  • Big changes ahead in media?     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:17 AM ET

    David Bank, RBC Capital Markets analyst, provides perspective on the changing media landscape, including the ongoing fee battle between CBS and Time Warner Cable, and an overview of earnings this week.

  • Billionaires’ latest trophies are newspapers Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 1:23 AM ET
    The Washington Post's home page.

    How do you explain the prices that media institutions have been sold for over the last 72 hours? The New York Times reports.

  • Fast Money, August 5, 2013     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Jeff Bezos to acquire Washington Post     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million. A name change for the paper will be in store.

  • Amazon's Bezos to buy Washington Post     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Amazon's Jeff Bezos will purchase the Washington Post's newspaper publishing business for $250 million.

  • Ackman's Pershing Square loses 2.2% in July Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    It was a tough July for hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose Pershing Square Capital Management lost 2.2 percent during the month, according to its latest performance update.

  • Yahoo's Mayer on spending spree     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 9:52 AM ET

    Since Mayer took over the helm at the tech giant, the company has made almost two dozen acquisitions. The Squawk on the Street" team debate whether her strategy is working.

  • Dog days of August may treat markets kindly Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 9:39 AM ET

    August is traditionally unkind to markets, but trends suggest that this time might actually be different.

  • Now it's Ackman vs. Soros in battle over Herbalife Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:22 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    The battle over Herbalife intensified as George Soros has taken a large long position in the nutritional supplements maker, according to sources.

  • Lloyds Banking Group eyes dividend bonanza Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 2:27 AM ET

    António Horta-Osório, CEO of Lloyds Banking Group, said he aims to start paying out up to 70 percent of the bank's earnings in dividends within three years.

  • The Week Ahead: Apple vs. Samsung ruling     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 6:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.

  • Clooney vs. Loeb     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    George Clooney is getting a little heated about hedge funds. CNBC's Mary Thompson has the latest on his newest target, Dan Loeb.

  • George Clooney slams Dan Loeb for scare tactics Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 6:50 PM ET
    George Clooney

    Just when you thought hedge fund smackdowns couldn't get any uglier, they get...prettier! Actor George Clooney has stepped into the ring, accusing Dan Loeb of trying to scare Hollywood.

  • Trading the cable wars     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    According to a report, Charter and Cox Communications may be in store for a major cable merger. And Chris Marangi, Gabelli Funds, provides insight on why he likes Comcast and thinks Time Warner will do well.

  • Merger chatter drives cable shares sharply higher Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    Consolidation chatter in the cable industry has stocks on the move. Charter shares were up more than 4 percent on a report there are "discussions" between Charter and Cox.

  • Faber Report: Cable consolidation chatter     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    The cable space could be getting smaller, reports CNBC's David Faber with the latest details on discussions between Charter Communication and Cox Communications.

  • Dell picks founder's bid in showdown with Icahn Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    Michael Dell

    The deal Michael Dell has been pushing for has officially been approved.

  • Escape velocity hopes give way to law of gravity Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?

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