Supreme Court (U.S.)


  • NEW YORK, June 25- U.S. stock investors ignored weak economic data and pushed equities higher on Wednesday, as drugmakers' shares rose and a Supreme Court ruling lifted major broadcaster stocks, while German bond yields hit the year's low on safe-haven bids.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains with drugmakers, broadcasters Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    *Monsanto rallies on outlook and stock-repurchase plans. *CBS shares jump after Supreme Court ruling. Shares of CBS jumped 6.2 percent to $62.48 after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that online TV startup Aereo Inc violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet.

  • The court could decide in the next few days whether to take up a lawsuit brought by a coalition of ethanol and gasoline producers trying to overturn a 2009 California rule mandating cuts to carbon emissions.

  • Encourage Aereo to play by rules: Pro     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Discussing the future of broadcasting and if a business opportunity still exists for companies with Aereo's business model, with Gordon Smith, National Association of Broadcasters president and CEO, and Vincent Sadusky LIN Media president & CEO.

  • Aereo defeated.. what's next for copyright laws?     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    The Supreme Court slammed the door on Internet company Aereo handing victory to the broadcast companies. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Justice Antonin Scalia says it's up to Congress to fix the "loophole" in copyright laws.

  • Who wins in Aereo ruling?     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    Discussing the legal impact of SCOTUS' ruling on Aereo, and what this means for broadcast distribution, with John Hane, Pillsbury partner.

  • WASHINGTON, June 25- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday weakened the defenses available to banks in class-action lawsuits over retirement plan investment decisions. The case involved allegations against Fifth Third Bancorp for putting its own stock in employee retirement plans prior to a drop in share price.

  • CBS CEO: Aereo ruling a 'terrific victory' Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    The Supreme Court ruling against Aereo was a very "pro-consumer thing" and a "terrific victory" for content providers, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said.

  • In a decision that could crimp consumers' hopes to cut the cord from their cable operators, the U. S Supreme Court said Aereo Inc, a video streaming service backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violated copyright law by using tiny antennas to broadcast TV content online to paying subscribers.

  • CBS CEO: Terrific victory for content business     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves shares his view of the U.S. Supreme Court's Aereo ruling, saying "we're not against our content in the cloud as long as we're getting paid for it." Moonves discusses Aereo's business model.

  • Supreme Court: Aereo violated copyright law Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    The U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision and ruled 6-to-3 that the TV startup Aereo violated copyright law.

  • Traders debate media play post-Aereo ruling     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled online TV service Aereo violates copyright law. The FMHR traders discuss the current trade on media companies.

  • Aereo responds to court loss     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia says today's SCOTUS ruling is a "massive setback for the American consumer." CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.

  • Aereo not completely over: Analyst     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    Rich Greenfield, BTIG media & technology analyst, shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court's ruling and explains why Aereo may not be completely finished.

  • Huge win for broadcast networks     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson takes a close look at the details of the SCOTUS' Aereo ruling. Pearson says the Supreme Court did not buy Aereo's claim that it was worthy of copyright protection.

  • Cops need a warrant to search your phone: Court Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without getting search warrants, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

  • SCOTUS rules on cell phone search     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    In a surprisingly lopsided opinion, the Supreme Court has ruled police must get a search warrant before they rifle through the cell phone of people they arrest. NBC's Pete Williams also provides insight on the Aereo ruling.

  • Aereo probably out of business: Fmr FCC chair     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    Former FCC Chairmen Reed Hundt, shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court's decision to deem Aereo illegal. Hundt says Aereo looks and feels like a cable company so it's being treated like a cable company.

  • Close look at Aereo decision     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the specific argument Aereo tried to make, and the details of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling which states Aereo does violate broadcasters' copyrights.

  • Realties of Aereo ruling     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    David Bank, RBC Capital Markets, weighs in on the Aereo decision. Bank says it's much more positive news for the pure play smaller broadcasters, than it is for the larger broadcasters. CNBC's David Faber provides insight.