The new net neutrality regulations may persuade the Justice Department to OK the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, analyst Daniel Ernst tells CNBC.» Read More
The best trades ahead of the vote by the Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 62 or 1.0 percent, to $59.79. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 98 or. 9 percent, to $105.65. Gannett rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $35.28.
That means broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile must act in the "public interest" when providing your Internet connection and conduct business in ways that are "just and reasonable." The goal, as stated by regulators: Prevent those service providers from creating paid Internet "fast lanes" and charging sites such as Google, YouTube...
Comcast Corp. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $59.28. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $105.18. Gannett fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $35.15.
That's what Brian Williams and Bill O'Reilly have in common as each man is besieged with questions about his credibility. NBC News suspended Williams for incorrectly saying he rode in a helicopter hit by an enemy grenade while reporting in Iraq in 2003. O'Reilly, Fox News Channel's prime-time star, is accused of claiming he had reported in a combat zone for CBS...
Comcast Corp. rose$. 96 or 1.6 percent, to $59.17. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 32 or. 3 percent, to $104.67. Gannett rose$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $35.17.
The Republican resistance in Congress surrendered to Obama’s call to protect an open Internet, with rules likely to be approved by regulators, NYT.
NEW YORK— Lester Holt's audience shot up by more than half a million viewers on his second week filling in at NBC's "Nightly News" for the suspended Brian Williams. NBC's newscast averaged 10.1 million viewers last week, roughly 600,000 more than the week before, the Nielsen company said. But on a busy news week with many viewers shut in by the cold, ABC's "World News...
Apple Inc. fell. 6 percent to $132.17 with 67,034,000 shares traded. Biocept Inc. rose 54.1 percent to $3.39 with 33,310,800 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 1.6 percent to $59.17 with 19,817,100 shares traded.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 87 or 1.5 percent, to $59.08. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 44 or. 4 percent, to $104.55. Gannett rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $35.10.
PHILADELPHIA _ Comcast Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.93 billion. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 77 cents per share. Comcast shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 2.5 percent.
Comcast, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted higher fourth-quarter revenue as it added new video and high-speed Internet customers.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 76 or 1.3 percent, to $58.97. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 22 or. 2 percent, to $104.77. Gannett fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.85.
*Toll Brothers rises after results. NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 at intraday records, as investors attempted to interpret testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. "You see so much conflicting data coming about, between the minutes and public statements that have been made," said Dan Farley, regional...
Comcast Corp said on Tuesday it was "optimistic" that it would close its $45 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in early 2015.. Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts said during a conference call on Tuesday that lots of information-gathering was taking place between Comcast and U.S. regulators. Comcast is one of the leading broadband and cable providers...
As investors await word on U.S. interest rate increases, quantitative easing certainly seems to be helping stock markets in Europe and Japan.
Net neutrality rules proposed by the FCC are a "sad example of unreasoned decision-making," former commission chairman Michael Powell tells CNBC.
*Yellen's two-day testimony before Congress to start at 10 a.m.. *Toll Brothers rises after results. Yellen will give the central bank's semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to the Senate Banking Committee at 10 a.m., the first of her two days of testimony.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat open on Tuesday, as investors await hints on the timing of a rate rise at Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech.
*Yellen's two-day testimony before Congress to start at 10 a.m.. *Toll Brothers rises in premarket after results. Yellen will give the central bank's semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to the Senate Banking Committee at 10 a.m., the first of her two days of testimony.