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  • FCC Seeks More Info from Comcast, NBC Universal Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | 4:53 AM ET
    NBC

    The Federal Communications Commission is requesting additional information from Comcast and NBC Universal as it reviews the cable operator's plan to acquire a controlling stake in the media company.

  • Direct TV

    Mike White has had a whirlwind 10 months since he took the helm at DirecTV: the satellite TV giant has added subscribers, launched three new 3-D channels, and a new online-only "NFL Sunday Ticket" option. And despite the fact that the company faces more competition than ever, the stock recently hit an all-time high.

  • Stocks End Lower, Led by Banks; AT&T Rises Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks lost ground in the last half hour of trading and closed near the lows of the session Monday amid light volume and a flurry of merger and acquisition activity.  AT&T and American Express rose, Bank of America fell.

  • Stocks Add to Losses Ahead of Close Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 3:50 PM ET

    Stocks added to modest losses ahead of the close Monday amid light volume and a flurry of merger and acquisition activity.  AT&T and American Express rose, Bank of America fell.

  • Stocks Decline Modestly; Alcoa Falls, HP Rises Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 11:31 AM ET

    Stocks were slightly lower Monday amid a flurry of merger and acquisition activity and in the absence of significant economic news.  Alcoa fell, HP gained.

  • Futures Slightly Higher Amid M&A Activity Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | 9:07 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction ahead of the open Monday despite a flurry of merger and acquisition activity. Wall Street managed to extend the September rally at Friday's close with the major indexes ending higher a fourth straight week on economic optimism.

  • Comcast Operating Chief Burke to Head NBC Universal Sunday, 26 Sep 2010 | 2:44 PM ET
    Steve Burke, Comcast's Chief Operating Officer

    Comcast said Sunday that Chief Operating Officer Steve Burke, will become chief executive of NBC Universal at the close of its deal to control the company.

  • After two years of prodding from Hollywood, the F.C.C. agreed to let movie studios activate technology to prevent films sold through video-on-demand systems from being copied.  That could open the door to a new era, the NYT reports.

  • Stocks Gain For 4th Week; Dow Up Nearly 2% Friday, 24 Sep 2010 | 5:06 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight week Friday, extending a September rally with huge daily gains fueled by optimism over the future direction of the economy  Caterpillar and Alcoa rose, Oracle fell.

  • Stocks On Pace for 4th Week of Gains Friday, 24 Sep 2010 | 3:47 PM ET

    Stocks were on track to end significantly higher Friday and for the fourth straight week as traders began to gain more confidence in the future health of the economy.  Caterpillar and Alcoa rose, Oracle fell.

  • Stocks Gain, Led by Consumers, Banks Friday, 24 Sep 2010 | 11:47 AM ET

    Stocks continued to surge Friday morning after a boost in durable goods orders and news that the rate of sales of new homes was unchanged from July.  Caterpillar and Alcoa rose.

  • Zucker Announces Departure From NBC Friday, 24 Sep 2010 | 11:25 AM ET
    Jeff Zucker

    Jeff Zucker, the chief executive of NBC Universal, told the company’s employees in an email Friday morning that he will step down from his position upon the completion of the takeover of NBC by Comcast.

  • Beyond NBC Universal: Comcast Talks Growth Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 2:34 PM ET

    Despite plenty of talk about consumers ditching their cable service, Angelakis says he's not concerned about customers "cutting the cord."

  • Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    Markets Wednesday will sort through the implications of the Fed's move towards further easing... and its increasingly negative impact on the dollar.

  • Stocks Struggle, But Close Week Higher Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.

  • Third of Young Netflix Users Cut Cable Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 3:28 PM ET

    An alarming survey by Credit Suisse should serve as a wake up call to the broadcast networks and media investors as well!

  • Trading Your Inner TV Junkie Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 6:17 PM ET

    Fewer people are sitting down to watch their favorite shows live on TV, so how can you take advantage of this trend?

  • Stocks End Down Sharply on Economic Worries Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks finished sharply lower Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Home Depot fell, while HP rose.

  • Dow Falls 100 Points; Banks, Industrials Slide Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | 3:25 PM ET

    Stocks continued to selloff Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Intel fell, while H&P rose.

  • Stocks Decline, Led by Financials; HP Rises Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | 12:21 PM ET

    Stocks are lower as investors shrug off a positive government report on consumer spending and a raft of mergers and acquisitions news.  bank of America, Amex fell, while H&P rose.