Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Stocks closed lower Wednesday, with the Dow logging its sharpest decline this year, amid ongoing worries over Greece, following the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes, and as Apple slumped.
Discussing the best plays in the media space, with Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital entertainment analyst, and David Bank, RBC Capital Markets analyst.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday, as traders continued to digest a handful of news from Greece.
The New York Times reports that President Obama’s political standing is rising along with voters’ optimism that the economy is getting better, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, a shift that coincides with continued Republican disquiet over the field of candidates seeking to replace him.
It’s saying something in television when a program lasts a decade. “CSI: Miami” has done just that for CBS. Would that milestone please Horatio Caine, the Miami crime solver played by David Caruso? "When you have everything, sometimes it feels like nothing." That kind of snappy writing, paired with Caruso's sledgehammer delivery, have made Caine a TV legend. But where does such a character spring from? What is Horatio's back story?
The game is not only a chance for more revenue, but also a way to entice a new generation of fans to telecasts and league-related internet content.
NBC is paying $950 million a year to extend its rights to Sunday Night Football through the 2022 season. But NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus told “CNBC SportsBiz” that he’s confident the entire NBC Universal family will make a profit off the investment.
Divorced couples sometimes have to see each other at work. Some share ownership of a business but communicate only through lawyers and underlings. Others go on 300-day international stadium tours together.
Investment managers have herded Americans into dividend-paying stocks and Treasurys as Europe's debt crisis grips the world. Mark Schultz, in contrast, says now's the time to take advantage of the low prices of companies with plenty of room to grow.
Cable hasn't killed broadcast television, which is still drawing viewers and advertisers with some help from an unlikely ally — the DVR, CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves told CNBC Tuesday.
Shares of CBS are up more than 30% so far this year, with CNBC's David Faber, and Les Moonves, CBS CEO.
As more readers switch to e-books, publishers are releasing print books with design elements emphasizing the physical beauty of the old-fashioned hard copy, the New York Times reports.
The "November Sweeps" period -- when ratings set local affiliates ad rates -- ends Wednesday. But this year the buzz on Madison Avenue is about how little sweeps matter. Yes, local affiliates still certainly matter -- they account for north of $20 billion in advertising revenue, with just under $10 billion of that based on sweeps, according to Horizon Media's Brad Adgate. But, with the growth of cable, not to mention the impact of DVRs, logging real-time viewing in a Nielsen diary seems antiquated.
The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is an event fans look forward to each year, but it has usually been focused on aspiration and brand building — until now. As Limited Brands, the retailer’s parent, gears up for the holiday season, it is planning more promotional events around the fashion show, which airs Nov. 29 on CBS.
CBS delivered some monster TV ratings in college football over the weekend, and now the bulls are tuning in for a rally.
David Einhorn, who famously bet on the demise of Lehman Brothers, is betting on the comeback of two American icons: General Motors and CBS.
Most likely outcome of the Greek confidence vote: An interim government that immediately approves the EU package. The most pressing issue is money — Greece has run out. They need the 8 billion euros ($11 billion) from the troika fast. If they don't clearly approve the European Union package, they don't get the money, which means they will face an immediate crisis even before they are able to hold an election.
Futures extended their gains in volatile pre-market trading Thursday after the ECB unexpectedly cut its interest rate and following talks the Greek government might collapse, thus avoiding a referendum on its euro zone membership and easing concerns about an imminent default.
"Even though MTV made many strategic mistakes during the book’s span, from its 1981 launch through its first decade, they were still, at every turn, smarter than the record labels, whose relationship with MTV passed through four distinct phases, all of them unwise," writes the co-author of the new book, "I Want My MTV."