New York Times columnist Jim Stewart weighs in on strong earnings from Comcast, after the company posted better-than-expected Q4 revenue driven by growth its media and entertainment unit NBCUniversal; and the dilemma at Viacom.» Read More
SEATTLE, Oct 1- Microsoft Corp is launching its own news operation as part of its new-look MSN website when Windows 8 launches later this month. Microsoft sold its 50 percent stake in news website MSNBC.com in July to longtime partner NBCUniversal, now majority-owned by Comcast Corp.
O'Donnell, who jumped to CBS last year after more than a decade at NBC News, replaced Erica Hill within the trio of "CBS This Morning" hosts that also include Charlie Rose and Gayle King.
NEW YORK-- The Ryder Cup's final day has drawn its highest preliminary television rating since the last big comeback 13 years ago. Sunday's coverage on NBC earned a 4.1 overnight rating and 9 share. NBC is controlled by Comcast Corp..
Yesterday we saw some bullish action in Viacom, with one options trader buying 60,000 December 60 calls for $0.50 each with the stock at 54.59.
On the final play of Monday night's game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, a Seahawks pass was called a touchdown when it appeared Green Bay had actually intercepted the ball. But does a "blown call" really matter?
Stocks closed off their best levels Tuesday, but the Dow still logged its best level in nearly five years, ahead of a key decision from the German Constitutional Court and possible action from the Federal Reserve.
Here are the top 10 most widely held and heavily weighted stocks owned by equity mutual funds in all 401(k) retirement plans.
It takes 17 Nasdaq 100 stocks to match Apple’s point impact on the index this year.
Amazon is adding NBC shows to its roster of free videos that can be watched online by customers who pay $79 a year for unlimited free shipping on goods bought at the online retailer, whose shares hit an all-time high Friday.
Disney CEO Bob Iger told CNBC that people are still flocking to parks and spending more money there despite the tight economy. He said the entertainment giant also sees "room to increase pricing" further.
For Amtrak riders in the busy Northeast corridor, the promise of Wi-Fi has become an infuriating tease. It either doesn't work or is unbearably slow. Amtrak officials say tech updates are coming and improvements should be seen by the end of the year.
While being an activist investor can be lucrative, it isn't easy. After all, it requires buying big, hulking positions in a small handful of stocks. Today, we're taking a look at five of the firm's favorite stocks for 2012.
Stocks closed lower in a see-saw session Wednesday after the Federal Reserve maintained its current monetary policy but left the door open for additional stimulus should conditions warrant. The Fed said it will continue to hold interest rates low through at least 2014 and continue Operation Twist through the end of the year.
Way back in the 20th century — we’re one-eighth of the way through the 21st — Google was a pretty simple company. Not so anymore.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is likely to do little more than keep the door open to more easing when the Fed winds up its meeting Wednesday afternoon.
Stocks closed slightly lower after fluctuating in a narrow range for most of the session Monday as investors appeared reluctant to make big commitments ahead of the news from the U.S. and European central banks later this week.
Stocks are riding high amid hopes that the Fed or ECB will make a move next week. Plus, it's the beginning of the month and that means Big Jobs Friday. Here's what traders expect.
Twitter and Comcast's NBC Universal are partnering to launch a curated Twitter page that will feature tweets from Olympic athletes, fans and NBC television personalities.
Thinking of steering clear of this unstable stock market? The "Mad Money" host says think again.
Marissa Mayer intends to restore Yahoo’s spacer stature as a technological innovator and will not shy away from tough competition to that end, the former Google executive told the Financial Times as she begins her tenure as the struggling web portal’s latest chief executive.