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European leaders gathering for an emergency meeting Wednesday in Cannes could get more attention than Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, unless he has a surprise policy move up his sleeve.
We're headed into a slew of earnings this week from media giants—on both the content and distribution side. Whether we're talking about content creators like News Corp and Time Warner or kings of distribution like Comcast and Time Warner Cable, there are a couple key themes that will impact the whole industry. Here's what to watch as earnings reports roll out this week and next.
Earlier this week, Sports Business Journal broke the story that the NFL was starting a venture capital fund, with the owners willing to put in at least $32 million to invest in businesses. I knew I needed to comment on this, but, to be honest, I didn't think I was the most qualified. For that, I went to Dan Shanoff of Quickish, a media company focused on short-form, real-time news curation and discovery.
Stocks came off their worst levels in a volatile session Thursday, but still closed mixed as investors remained cautious following JPMorgan earnings and a tepid Chinese economic report.
Futures declined Thursday after JPMorgan Chase beat analyst expectations for profit but showed weakness internally that left traders unimpressed and followign news that Chinese trade data was weaker than expected.
With stocks rising for the third day in a row, how should you trade this market? Following are some of the developments that our pros suggest watching.
Today Tim Armstrong presented a new strategy to get AOL on track, unveiling an unprecedented investment in video in an exclusive interview on CNBC.
Yahoo! shares enjoyed a small gain today on Alibaba’s “interest” in Yahoo. The stock has been on a steady decline, down nearly 20% year-to-date. Yahoo’s board is currently searching for a new CEO after firing Carol Bartz.
AOL won't be going down the merger road again anytime soon, Chief Executive Tim Armstrong told CNBC Monday.
A discussion about AOL's advertising strategy, which it hopes will reverse the company stock's drop, with Tim Armstrong, AOL chairman/CEO.
One after another, like moths to a flame, technology companies have been seduced into entering the market for tablets. Apple made it look so irresistible, with 29 million eager and sometimes fanatical consumers snapping up an iPad in the device’s first 15 months, the NYT reports.
Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft, three major technology companies that have traditionally competed for digital advertising revenue, have created an unusual partnership in which they will sell ads for one another. The New York Times reports.
The long, weird saga of Michael Arrington’s fight with AOL over Techcrunch appears to have come to an end.
Like newspapers, portals like AOL and Yahoo are confronting the cold fact that there is less general interest in general interest news. Readers have peeled off into verticals of information — TMZ for gossip, Politico for politics and Deadspin for sports, and so on. The New York Times reports.
Yahoo has been one of the most-visited sites on the Internet since its glory days as a Web portal. Yet as the rest of the Internet moved on to social networks and mobile devices, Yahoo has failed to keep up. The New York Times reports.
As stocks closed near session lows Thursday, the "Fast Money" traders found themselves talking about these market movers.
America must do more to encourage the entrepreneurs who will create the next high-growth companies that will hire more workers, Steve Case told CNBC Wednesday.
AOL's chief executive, Tim Armstrong, is confident that his company can regain some of its former glory. the New York Times reports.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Although Cisco recently announced plans to lay off 6,500 workers and hit a 52-week low on Wednesday, one analyst said now is the time to buy the technology stock.