The oldest newsmagazine on television, “60 Minutes,” might have figured out how to halt the aging process. Purposefully but almost imperceptibly, the CBS News program, the most popular of its genre, has become younger in recent years. Stalwarts like Steve Kroft and Lesley Stahl have been joined by new contributors like Lara Logan and Anderson Cooper. And the program has embraced the Web to a degree that some of its older viewers have not, selling an iPad app on iTunes and promoting a weekly online show, “Overtime.”
Disney's new movie "Avengers" has already grossed more than $300 million globally, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. David Brain, Entertainment Property Trust CEO, discusses the impact successful movie earnings have on his company.
We all need to find ways to leverage our assets beyond what many might think is possible to make a more sustainable planet, economy or business., says CNBC.comblogger Terry Tamminen.
Time Warner isn’t the only company that benefited from digital and advertising increases — CBS is trading higher today after reporting better than EVER—first quarter results. Comcast also reported better-than-expected results, bolstered by positive at results at NBC Universal.
Stocks pared their gains in the final hour of trading but still kicked off the first day of May on a positive note, with the Dow hitting its best closing high since December 2007, fueled by a better-than-expected manufacturing report.
Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Tuesday:
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open Tuesday ahead of several key economic reports and as investors digested a handful of earnings. Trading is likely to be quiet with many major European and Asian markets closed in observance of May Day.
The "Mad Money" host explains why investors should ignore Citigroup's industry wide downgrade in the media sector, and take a look at CBS.
Stocks accelerated their losses in the final minutes of trading to close sharply in the red for the fourth-straight session Monday after last week's disappointing jobs report raised concerns over the strength of the economy. Stocks had modestly clawed back from their lows throughout the afternoon after tumbling heavily at the open.
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:
The public means to put pressure on Payne, but Rometty is in a much tougher position. She has so much to lose.
The improving U.S. economy means more industries willing to spend on advertising, and that's good news for CBS.
Les Moonves, CBS Corp. president & CEO, explains what's behind the stock's rise over the last three years and his outlook for 2012, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Out of the 16 teams left in the men's NCAA basketball tournament, four come from the Big Ten (Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Ohio State).
Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.
There are some nice bonuses for coaches whose teams make the NCAA Tournament. Many of them make a standard $25,000 to $30,000 for reaching the Big Dance. But NC State’s Mark Gottfried has a bonus for making the tournament that rivals a championship bonus.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning’s early movers:
With the NCAA men's basketball tournament field finally set, it's time to break down the bracket in our own unique way.
Of the biggest movers off three-year lows, a few stocks still showed potential, according to a leading technical analyst.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers: