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  • Signage is displayed on the CBS Corp. Television City building in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

    CBS reported a strong first quarter this week, and traders apparently think that the good news will keep on coming.

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

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Exchange in New York City.

    Disappointing economic data hurt stocks early, with losses accelerating in the final hour of trade.

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:

  • Stocks exit April on a new high, and with the promise of continuing easy money policies, investors could be tempted to rethink the "sell in May and go away" strategy of recent years.

  • A trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).

    The Fed is expected to repeat its dovish message in the coming week, which could provide a safety net for the market amid a big wave of earnings and the April jobs report.

  • The Comcast Center building, which houses Comcast headquarters, in Philadelphia.

    We're heading into the end of the heavy period of earnings season. Next week more than a quarter of the S&P 500 is set to report, including big names in media.

  • Distributors, like Netflix, Amazon and Microsoft, are becoming programmers, and original content is their ammunition in a war for consumers.

  • Fox could become a subscription service that customers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect its business from the start-up Aereo, News Corp Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said Monday.

  • Chet Kanojia

    Appearing on CNBC, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia defended its technology after a favorable court ruling allows the start-up to expand service letting consumers watch live TV over the web.

  • Signage is displayed on the CBS Corp. Television City building in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

    CBS announced on Tuesday it is buying a 50 percent stake in TV Guide Network from One Equity Partners, entering into a joint venture with Lionsgate to run the basic cable channel and website. The deal is small, but it has potentially big implications for CBS.

  • Meet 10 innovators who are pushing their industries forward. Some of the names are familiar. Some you've probably never heard before (and may not hear again), but all of them are working to improve fields that have an impact on most of us.

  • Aereo

    As America becomes a country of second (and sometimes third) screens, broadcasters, cable and satellite companies are forced to rethink their customer interactions.

  • Capital One is on of three NCAA  “Corporate Champions.”

    Ad prices for the NCAA championship game will hit a high this year as the tournament rakes in more revenue than the Super Bowl, NFL playoffs and the World Series, USA Today reports.

  • BTIG upgraded Apple to "buy," even though the sentiment has gotten negative after big firms cut earnings estimates, TheStreet.com reports.

  • Tim Cook

    Apple CEO Tim Cook must testify in a federal antitrust lawsuit that alleges price-fixing by Apple and e-book publishers, a judge ruled Wednesday.

  • Kevin Spacey, who stars in the Netflix series "House of Cards."

    Internet-delivered TV, which until recently was unready for prime time, is the new front in the war for Americans’ attention spans, The New York Times reports.

  • Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

    Traditional media stocks have been on quite a run into the Dow Jones' rise towards hitting the 14,198 intraday peak, with the five biggest media giants hitting new highs. Here's what has been driving the media industry's gains.

  • M&A activity could be up as much as 50 percent this year, and analysts point to energy, tech, consumer goods and chemicals as the sectors to watch.

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