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  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 97.4 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 09 or 1.6 percent to $5.70.

  • Jan 29- Viacom Inc is jumping on the direct-to-consumer bandwagon with plans to introduce an online video streaming product for its children's cable network Nickelodeon, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman did not offer much detail including pricing about the subscription offering, but said more information will be...

  • Nickelodeon owner Viacom Inc. merely said that the offering will have its own brand name. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman said the new service "will target the fast-growing mobile market will be very attractive for parents and children. CBS already has a $6- a-month service that includes live television for those who live in 14 markets with CBS- owned stations.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- Time Warner's HBO is preparing to sell a standalone service over the Internet for the first time, in one of the most closely watched moves in pay TV history. The idea was that the technology would not only support HBO but potentially other Time Warner offerings, such as Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros. But these sources said that much of the plan...

  • Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 19-25 Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 3:15 PM ET

    1. "Scorpion," CBS, 12.08 million. 2. "NCIS," CBS, 11.98 million. 4. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 11.52 million.

  • Fox's 'Empire' moving up the charts Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 3:07 PM ET

    The new series logged more than 11 million viewers last week, and has achieved the rare feat of growing its audience for each of its three weeks on the air, the Nielsen company said. The CBS show "Scorpion" was the most-watched program among all viewers for the first time ever, taking advantage of a slow week where the normally popular "NCIS" and "The Big Bang Theory" aired...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd.: Approximately 2,200 shares changed hands, a 87.3 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 17 or 2.8 percent to $5.80.

  • PITTSBURGH— The county controller said Friday she's withholding money from a Pittsburgh tourism agency until it details contributions linked to the mayor's appearance on "Undercover Boss," a move the mayor is calling a "cheap political stunt." Mayor Bill Peduto appeared on the CBS show last month and pledged $155,000 to help four needy city workers.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. CBS Corp. A: Approximately 300 shares changed hands, a 95.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 06 or. 1 percent to $56.91.

  • Congress, President Barack Obama headed to the conservative heartland on Wednesday to promote his plans for bolstering the middle class. Obama left Washington for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that everyone should stand to gain from an economy that has all but recovered from years in the doldrums. Despite losing control of the Senate to...

  • Congress, President Barack Obama headed to the conservative heartland on Wednesday to promote his plans for bolstering the middle class. Obama left Washington for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that everyone should stand to gain from an economy that has all but recovered from years in the doldrums. To a crowd of more than 6,000 in a stadium...

  • Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 12-18 Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 2:02 PM ET

    1. AFC Championship: Indianapolis at New England, CBS, 42.14 million. 4. "NCIS," CBS, 19.87 million. 5. AFC Championship Post- game, CBS, 19.45 million.

  • NEW YORK— Except for CBS, the broadcast networks mostly closed up shop last week. At least, that's the suggestion from Nielsen, which says the average prime-time audience for CBS matched the total viewership for ABC, Fox and NBC. Meanwhile, CBS logged a dozen of the week's Top 20 shows and Fox scored three, effectively shutting out ABC and NBC.

  • Congress, President Barack Obama hit the road on Wednesday to promote his plans for lifting up the middle class. Obama headed out for a two-day trip to Idaho and Kansas to push his message that the economy has effectively recovered from years in the doldrums. Republicans called for Obama to be more humble, given that they took control of both chambers of Congress...

  • Developer has plans to preserve Westinghouse atom smasher Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    FOREST HILLS, Pennsylvania— A developer has knocked over the Westinghouse atom smasher east of Pittsburgh but plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on. The brick building at the base of the five-story, lightbulb-shaped atom smasher was in too much disrepair to save, said property owner Gary Silversmith of Washington, D.C..

  • Fox loses U.S. copyright claims over Dish ad-skipper Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:50 PM ET

    Jan 20- A U.S. judge has rejected portions of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's lawsuit seeking to stop Dish Network Corp from selling devices that let viewers skip over commercials when playing back shows. District Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles rejected copyright claims that Fox had brought over the Hopper, Dish's digital recording device.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- President Barack Obama will challenge the Republican-led Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping middle-class Americans in a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that will set up a tough debate and may impact the 2016 campaign to replace him. Looking to burnish his legacy with two years left in office, Obama will appear before a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- The Fox News and Fox Business channels returned on Thursday to satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp's lineup after both sides agreed to a multiyear deal. A source close to the negotiations said Dish agreed to pay an average monthly fee of $1.50 per subscriber for Fox News, the most-watched cable news network. "We thank the viewers of Fox News...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- The Fox News and Fox Business channels returned on Thursday to satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp's lineup after both sides agreed to a multiyear deal. "We thank the viewers of Fox News and Fox Business and Dish customers for their patience throughout this process," Tim Carry, executive vice president of distribution for Fox News and Fox...

  • Early movers: JPM, VZ, CMG, NFLX, OCN & more Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.