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April 21- Hints that U.S. regulators could veto Comcast Corp's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc have investment bankers worried about whether they will get paid, with smaller advisory firms particularly on edge. Boutique investment banks such as Allen& Company, Centerview Partners and Paul Taubman's PJT Partners have limited resources...
Comcast Corp. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $58.47. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.53 or 1.4 percent, to $108.22. Gannett rose$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $35.14.
LOS ANGELES— Newcomers "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" and "Unfriended" were still no match for "Furious 7" in its third week in release. Despite lackluster reviews, Sony's "Paul Blart" sequel opened stronger than expected with $23.8 million on a $30 million budget, while Universal and Blumhouse's micro-budget horror film "Unfriended" well surpassed its $1 million production...
Comcast Corp. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $58.29. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.44 or 1.3 percent, to $108.13. Gannett rose$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $35.21.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell 3.3 percent to $2.49 with 28,893,500 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 2.3 percent to $127.60 with 45,909,200 shares traded. Axion Power International Inc. was unchanged at$. 05 with 19,005,100 shares traded.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $58.83. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.23 or 1.2 percent, to $107.92. Gannett rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $35.06.
NEW YORK— Breaking up the cable-TV bundle won't be easy. Verizon Communications Inc. did not respond to requests for comment Monday. Media companies such as ESPN's owner, The Walt Disney Co., Time Warner Inc. and Viacom Inc. charge distributors such as Comcast, Dish and DirecTV and Verizon's FiOS for the rights to carry their channels.
Comcast and Time Warner Cable are preparing to meet with the Justice Department to address concerns about their proposed $45 billion merger.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
I think the government is going to want something very substantial, says Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, providing his thoughts on the upcoming meeting between Justice officials and Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the latest in the planned Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.
Ben White, Politico, and Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, discuss the upcoming talks between Comcast and the Justice Department.
Box office analysts have run out of bad car puns— raced laps, zoomed past, revved up —to describe the performance of“ Furious 7.'
The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but "Furious 7" maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, according to box office tracker Rentrak on Sunday. "The film has set a new standard for the potential for box-office in the pre-summer month of April and has truly become part of movie...
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Comcast Corp. fell $1.25 or 2.1 percent, to $58.42. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.41 or 1.3 percent, to $106.69. Gannett fell $1.00 or 2.8 percent, to $34.95.
April 17- Staff attorneys at the Justice Department's antitrust division are nearing a recommendation to block the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. A spokesman for Time Warner Cable questioned the report, saying the company had been working...
April 17- Staff attorneys at the Justice Department's antitrust division are nearing a recommendation to block the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Time Warner Cable shares were trading down 5.1 percent at $150.08 on the New York Stock Exchange while...
April 17- Staff attorneys at the Justice Department's antitrust division are nearing a recommendation to block the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. A review could come as soon as next week, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Time Warner and Comcast did...
Comcast Corp. fell $1.45 or 2.4 percent, to $58.22. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.17 or 1.1 percent, to $106.93. Gannett fell$. 91 or 2.5 percent, to $35.04.