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Cash is King! Whether you are a bull or a bear, having cash on hand helps companies weather downturns or invest in the future. Here are the S&P 500 companies with the biggest cash positions.
Every employment report in this recession has been important, but analysts say there is heightened tension around tonight's data as investors look for signs that the recovery is still on track.
Stocks closed sharply lower, led by a selloff of financial shares.
On Thursday, GE and Comcast announced one of the biggest deals in media history. Find out from Lions Gate what it means for everyone else in the business?
Following months of negotiations, General Electric and Comcast announced today a definite agreement to form a joint venture. Here is a look at the top 10 M&A transactions this year.
The Dow turned negative after the Institute of Supply Management's gauge of non-manufacturing activity fell. How should investors be positioned? Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, and Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, shared their insights.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Goldman Sachs may be the canary in the coal mine. And it looks like it’s breaking support. What must you know to trade this market?
The number of U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week to the lowest level in more than 14 months. Now, investors look to Friday’s November unemployment data. Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreState Capital Advisors, shared his outlook.
Stocks opened mildly positive as a continued decline in weekly jobless claims help brighten hopes that the decline in the economy was abating—but surprisingly weak retail sales numbers tempered the enthusiasm.
General Electric and Comcast announced a $30 billion agreement to shift control of NBC Universal from GE to Comcast, in one of the biggest deals in media history. Craig Moffett, senior telecommunications analyst at Stanford Bernstein, shared his insight.
Though Friday's November employment report is the most widely anticipated economic release of the week, Thursday's news docket is so full that investors may not spend much time thinking about those jobs numbers.
NBC got its start in 1926 as the nation's first radio network. Its parent company, the Radio Corporation of America, figured people would buy the radios it made if they had interesting things to listen to.
General Electric and Comcast announced a $30 billion agreement to shift control of NBC Universal from GE to the Comcast, in one of the biggest deals in media history.
The secret meeting was set for an early July afternoon in a condominium along the ninth hole of a golf course in Sun Valley, Idaho. Jeffrey R. Immelt, General Electric’s chief executive, arrived first, taking care to avoid being spotted by his own employee, Jeff Zucker, the chief executive of NBC Universal, who was mingling with other executives nearby.
Brian Roberts is on track to run a massive, vertically integrated media giant. But unlike some of his fellow media moguls, he doesn't have high-profile family drama (Sumner Redstone), spark controversy in the media by picking fights with Google (Rupert Murdoch), and he's not a fixture on the red carpet (Bob Iger).
The Dow ended slightly lower Wednesday as oil prices fell and investors worried about bank profits. Amazon buoyed the Nasdaq.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Dec. 2.
Can investors trust the stock rally and what should they be watching for in the economy? Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst, and Jonathan Corpina, senior managing partner at Meridian Equity Partners, shared their insights.
Markets vacillated Wednesday, after two employment reports showed improvement—but not as much as expected. Where should investors be looking? David Kotok, CIO of Cumberland Advisors, and Dave Shepherd, financial planner at Retirement Financial Services, shared their views.