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  • Stocks Advance as Materials Rise, Banks Fall Monday, 25 Oct 2010 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks gained as a slide in the dollar boosted materials stocks, but a drop in financial stocks due to the continued fallout of the foreclosure crisis tempered gains. Alcoa and DuPont rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.

  • Kleiner Perkins Announces Social Media Fund Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 3:23 PM ET
    Negotiating Pay

    Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers just unveiled an unprecedented sort of fund to invest in social web entrepreneurs

  • Internet Is a Weapon in Cable Fight Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 11:13 AM ET
    Fox blocked shows on Hulu on Saturday.

    In disputes between television programmers and distributors, the new battleground is the Internet. The NYT reports.

  • Stocks are Cheap Compared to Bonds: Hedge Fund CEO Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 11:40 AM ET

    "For corporate debt there is kind of a tug-of-war between what yields are and what spreads are. Spreads are still pretty wide, above average. Yields are pretty much as low as they've been in leveraged credit," Tannanbaum said.

  • Tom Brady Steps Into Under Armour Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 11:06 AM ET

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won his 100th game as an NFL quarterback on Monday night against the Dolphins wearing something different on his feet: Under Armour.

  • GoogleTV's launch: Questions and Answers Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | 4:54 PM ET

    The battle for your living room is heating up—tomorrow Logitech will unveil its Google TV box and next week Sony unveils its GoogleTV-enabled sets.

  • Buy These Stocks Ahead of Year-End Rally: Strategist Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | 10:07 AM ET

    Stocks rose Tuesday as global stimulative measures reassured investors that governments were taking steps against economic weakness. Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and Ryan Detrick, Chief Technical Strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research shared their best plays.

  • 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."