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  • Cramer Trades Obama-CEOs Meeting Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 3:58 PM ET

    Twenty companies were represented at the summit, but the "Mad Money" host said he's only interested in three of them.

  • Web Extra Pops & Drops: Comcast, Ingersoll Rand Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 6:02 PM ET

    Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Comcast and Ingersoll Rand popped while Huntington Bancshares dropped.

  • Stocks End Up; Dow Hits Highest Level in 2 Years Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 5:00 PM ET

    Stocks closed off session highs, yet the Dow still hit its highest level since before Lehman Brothers collapsed as Treasury yields soared in the wake of the Federal Reserve's reaffirmation of its decision to buy bonds to stimulate the economy. AT&T and Kraft rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed as Banks, Energy Falls Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed some gains but remained mostly higher Tuesday after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its decision to buy bonds to stimulate the economy and left short-term interest rates unchanged. Kraft and Microsoft rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Stocks Gain; Health Care Rises, JPM Slips Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 11:21 AM ET

    Stocks continued to trade higher Tuesday after a handful of mostly strong economic reports, and despite weak earnings from leading electronics retailer Best Buy, as investors await news from the Federal Reserve's meeting this afternoon. Boeing and Cisco rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Comcast Tests New Service to Combine TV and Web Monday, 13 Dec 2010 | 5:35 PM ET
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    Comcast is testing a new service that combines television and the Web, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

  • "Technology-driven deflation" via the Internet has compressed margins for all kinds of middlemen, said James Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates. And expect the trend to continue going forward, he warned. 

  • Today FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski unveiled his proposal to regulate the Internet — a proposal the FCC will vote on December 21st.

  • MEDIA—Boorstin Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET
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    Gamemakers battle it out, consumers lose interest in 3-D technology and celebrities monetize their brands.

  • "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" remained the No. 1 movie with $50.3 million over Thanksgiving weekend, closely followed by the animated musical "Tangled" with $49.1 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • Why Time Warner Cable Is Testing a Cheap TV Package Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 2:43 PM ET
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    It makes sense: if people are dropping the lowest-tier cable service because it's too expensive, give them a cheaper option. That's what Time Warner Cable is experimenting with now: it'll test a less expensive TV package called "TV Essentials" targeting lower income consumers.

  • Comcast Shakeup Brings Creative Core Back to NBC Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 1:21 PM ET
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    NBC is looking to revitalize its prime-time lineup with the appointment of a cable TV executive who transformed the once-maligned Showtime channel into a worthy rival to HBO.

  • Cord Cut: Cable Losing Subscribers in Record Numbers Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 11:13 AM ET

    Cable companies need to adapt to the ever-changing needs of its customers or risk losing them for good.

  • Silicone Chip

    Investors look to giants like Google and Cisco for clues to where the market is headed, but where do the giants themselves look when it comes to discovering the next big thing? In many cases it's small tech startups. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was busy in the third quarter. The company's quarterly stock portfolio filing with the SEC shows that during the three months ending September 30, Berkshire added a new stake in Bank of New York Mellon, while eliminating holdings in five companies.

  • Comcast Takes Its Content to the iPad Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 1:00 PM ET
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    Comcast is bringing "TV Everywhere" mobile. The cable giant just announced a new Xfinity TV app, to allow digital TV subscribers to watch TV and program their DVRs, first on Apple's iPad and iPhone, with versions coming for Android devices later this year.

  • CBS Is 'Firing On All Cylinders' Now Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 11:46 AM ET
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    After being bashed for being too dependent on advertising, now CBS is benefiting from its share of the ad market — advertising is back, up 10 percent in the quarter.

  • DirecTV Slides On In-Line Earnings Thursday, 4 Nov 2010 | 4:13 PM ET

    Despite reporting earnings that were just in line with expectations, DirecTV shares have been trading off about 3 percent all day. Why? The satellite TV provider's earnings were in line with expectations, but the stock has gained 15 percent since August, without a pause.

  • Stocks were mixed following several positive economic reports, and a day after Republicans won many seats in races nationwide and took control of the House. Lawrence Glazer, managing director at Mayflower Advisors, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, shared their outlooks.

  • Political Ads' Perfect Storm Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 6:49 PM ET

    With Election Day looming the pace of political ad spending continues to accelerate — this is sure to be a record year. Political ad spending is on track to top $3 billion; not only is that far ahead of the $2.4 billion spent during the last mid-term elections, it even exceeds the $2.7 billion spent during the 2008 presidential campaigns.