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Stocks rallied sharply in the final minutes of trading to finish near their highs in another volatile session Wednesday, buoyed by a handful of better-than-expected economic news and amid optimism over the euro zone.
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Stocks recovered from a sharp selloff in volatile trading Wednesday with the Dow breaking an eight-day losing streak, despite a handful of weak economic news, ongoing euro zone jitters and a possible U.S. credit downgrade.
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Futures rose Wednesday, following a massive selloff in the previous session, after a reading on private sector employment came in stronger than expected.
Amid weak economic data and advertising sales, media companies are looking for additional sources of revenue to supplement lagging advertising sales. Because CBS relies heavily on advertising revenue, its stock may have hit its peak, one analyst said—but another analyst is still long on the media giant.
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Hulu has helped to free television from the tyranny of the TV set, but questions about how to make money off online content pose a challenge to the Web site’s future and eventual buyer, the New York Times reports.
Apple is in talks to potentially bid for video-streaming service Hulu, according to a person close to the situation.
Over the next 12 months, as much as 10 percent of U.S. households could cancel their cable or satellite TV, based on the popularity of Netflix and other streaming services, according to the latest surveys from the Consumer Electronics Association and Credit Suisse. If a rumored Apple-made HDTV is released, pay-TV subscription losses could be even greater, investors said.
Stocks ended near session lows Monday, posting their largest loss in about a month, as investors worried that Europe's debt crisis could spread to Italy and amid ongoing worries over the U.S. budget.
Stocks were on pace to post their largest loss in about a month Monday as investors worried that Europe's debt crisis could spread to Italy and amid ongoing worries over the U.S. budget.
Stocks traded off session lows Monday after President Obama promised he will meet daily with Congressional leaders until the debt debate gets resolved. However, fears over a contagion threat in the euro zone kept markets under pressure.