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General Electric and the cable giant Comcast have moved closer to a deal giving control of NBC Universal to Comcast, and a formal announcement could be made sometime next week, people briefed on the talks said Sunday.
Viacom and its Paramount studio, Lionsgate and MGM broke off from CBS' Showtime last spring when they couldn't strike new distribution deals, so they decided to launch their own premium movie channel.
How should investors be positioning their portfolios for the new week and new month? Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrik Trading, and Charles Bobrinskoy, vice chairman and director of research at Ariel Investments, shared their insights.
At the end of September, we looked at analysts' price targets for the S&P 500 to see which stocks had the greatest expected gains in the months ahead. So far, 3 out of the October 1 top 5 and 6 out of the top 10 are trading to the upside. Here is the current list of 15 stocks expected to pop (and another 15 expected to drop).
Gold prices have had a sharp run up over 41 percent in the last year. But with money piling in and more people bullish than bearish on gold, does it have more room to run? Rebecca Patterson, head of global foreign exchange and commodities at JPMorgan Private Bank shared her views.
Movie studios, desperate to return their home entertainment divisions to growth, are scrambling to shape the post-DVD era. the New York Times reports.
Verizon is facing some major challenges, and it's looking for some new growth drivers.
There’s still a week-and-a-half left in the month, but the markets are currently maintaining yet another month of gains.
Stocks finished lower after well-known banking analyst Dick Bove downgraded his rating on Wells Fargo.
Stocks advanced Wednesday as investors were encouraged by a few earnings reports, including Morgan Stanley, Yahoo and SanDisk. The VIX, widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, dropped to just above 20.
Investors digested a mixed bag of earnings on Wednesday and left people wondering if the economy is still on its way to a recovery. Bob Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, shared his market outlook.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as a raft of companies beating earning estimates but failed to impress investors.
Earnings season continues in earnest Wednesday, as we roll on with a week that will ultimately see 25 percent of the S&P 500 report their quarterly numbers.
Peter A. Chernin, the former president of the News Corporation and one of the most prominent media executives not tethered to a major conglomerate, is advising Comcast in its bid to acquire a majority stake in NBC Universal, according to executives briefed on the matter.
Verizon is being very savvy about marketing to cash-strapped consumers as we head into the holiday shopping season. Consumers who sign up for Verizon's new fiber network—FIOS—get a $150 pre-paid Visa card.
With Democrats in charge in Washington, supporters of so-called "net neutrality" rules seem poised to finally push through requirements that high-speed Internet providers give equal treatment to all data flowing over their networks.
The positive tone set by this week's earnings reports will likely shift toward mediocrity in the upcoming week, said Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group and Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrik Trading.
There’s been lots of attention paid to Vivendi’s board meeting today as a sign of whether it will sell its 20% stake in NBC Universal and thereby clear the way for the deal I have been reporting on that is close between GE and Comcast. But whether Vivendi decides it wants out of its partnership with GE is not the point.
Stocks ended mostly lower Tuesday after J&J's revenue miss stirred worries about this earnings season.
Stocks skidded Tuesday as earnings season took a turn for the worse. After a few companies delivered what analysts want to see this quarter, improvement in revenue, J&J delivered more of the same from last quarter.