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  • Final Glance: Media companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $59.64. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 53 or. 5 percent, to $109.53. Gannett rose$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $35.73.

  • Biggest US players in the cable game Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Reach: 40 states and the District of Columbia. Annual Revenue: $132.4 billion for the total company, including the wireless carrier business. Annual Revenue: $12.7 billion from FiOS services; total company $127.1 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- Comcast Corp's failed bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc is the latest muscle flex by U.S. antitrust enforcers and will likely deter chief executives from pursuing aggressive transactions as a way to spend excess cash. Comcast, which had barely convinced regulators to allow it to buy NBC Universal four years ago, folded under pressure from the...

  • NEW YORK— In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging. The breakdown of the deal is being seen as a blow to Comcast and the cable industry in general. A major worry for regulators was that a bigger Comcast would be able to choke the online video industry.

  • *Time Warner Cable rises; Charter seeks talks. April 24- The Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 chalked up record high closes on Friday, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Google ended 2.9 percent after reporting higher quarterly results while Microsoft jumped 10.45 percent after it topped estimates.

  • Xerox and Amazon are big market movers Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 4:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Xerox Corp., down $1.15 to $11.99. Rival Comcast dropped its $45 billion buyout bid for the cable company after pushback from the Federal Communications Commission.

  • Earlier Comcast Corp abandoned a $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the cable TV and Internet-based services market. Charter contacted banks in recent weeks to begin preparations to arrange financing for the potential deal, even before Comcast announced it...

  • April 24- Charter Communications Inc's advisers have started the process to begin talks on a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Earlier on Friday, Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair...

  • *Time Warner Cable rises after Comcast abandons merger. April 24- The Nasdaq Composite hit a 15- year intraday high on Friday afternoon, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Google gained 3.6 percent after reporting higher quarterly results while Microsoft jumped 9.4 percent after it topped estimates.

  • April 24- Charter Communications Inc's advisers are in early talks to buy Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Earlier on Friday, Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the cable TV and...

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 50 or. 8 percent, to $59.73. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 78 or. 7 percent, to $109.78. Gannett fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $35.38.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    American Airlines Group Inc. rose 2.4 percent to $52.71 with 19,418,500 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 5 percent to $130.28 with 41,790,700 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 5 percent to $28.82 with 26,370,000 shares traded.

  • *DOJ, FCC say merger would have given Comcast unfair advantage. *Time Warner Cable shares up 2 pct, Comcast little changed. April 24- Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable Inc on Friday after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the cable TV and Internet-based services market.

  • What's next for Time Warner Cable?   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:11 PM ET
    What's next for Time Warner Cable?

    CNBC's David Faber reports Charter Communications is interested in continuing its "halted pursuit" of Time Warner Cable.

  • How Comcast-TWC deal fell apart   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    How Comcast-TWC deal fell apart

    AG Eric Holder signed off on the lawsuit against Comcast-TWC, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • April 24- The Nasdaq Composite extended its gains in late morning trading on Friday, hitting a 15- year intraday high, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Google gained 3.1 percent to $575 after reporting higher quarterly revenue and profit and Microsoft added 8 percent to $46.85 after it topped Wall Street estimates.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $59.31. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 65 or. 6 percent, to $109.65. Gannett fell$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $35.24.

  • People hate the cable companies: NYT's Jim Stewart   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    People hate the cable companies: NYT's Jim Stewart

    Jim Stewart, New York Times columnist, discusses his thoughts on the Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal, and negative yields in Europe.

  • *Comcast drops plan to merge Time Warner Cable. April 24- Wall Street opened up on Friday as strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft set the Nasdaq Composite on track to extend its record close set the previous session. Google gained 2.8 percent to $573.15 after reporting higher quarterly revenue and profit and Microsoft added 6.6...

  • Comcast's failed $45 billion deal for Time Warner Cable is a high-profile example of a failed deal, but it doesn't crack the list of the 10 largest. That distinction belongs to an unsolicited, $79.6 billion bid for Time Warner Inc. made by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, according to financial data provider Dealogic. Time Warner Inc. spun off Time Warner Cable...