Lindsey Bell, S&P Global Market Intelligence, provides a preview of this week's earnings, including names like Facebook, Apple and CNBC parent company Comcast. » Read More
For the first time, people are using its XBox gaming console more for entertainment—watching movies and TV shows and listening to music—than for playing video games.
The success of the 3-D movie “Avatar” and the popularity of super-realistic video games are bringing virtual reality and its cousin, augmented reality, to the entertainment forefront.
"Veterans have led in the field; they can lead in a factory or research facility. Veterans believe in getting the job done and doing it in the right way," writes GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt.
Wal-Mart and five of the six major Hollywood studios are hoping they can beat the odds and keep alive their dying cash cow – the DVD business.
Baffled by speculations that suggests Intel might launch an online pay TV service? We're hearing the move could be very shrewd.
During SXSW Facebook and its partners unleashed a whole new crop of timeline apps with entries emerging from Foursquare, Nike, The Onion,Vevo, Fandango, Viddy, Endomondo, RootMusic, Foodspotting, Pose and Votizen.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning’s early movers:
The festival, launched in 1989 to draw attention to this city's vibrant music scene, has morphed into a magnet for technology companies — start-ups and large corporations alike — and Hollywood, too. SXSW Interactive runs through Tuesday, giving way to the music festival that runs through Sunday; SXSW's film portion ends Saturday.
Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC.com publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 index trading at the greatest premiums or discounts to their analysts’ consensus target prices. Here they are.
Apple, maker of the wildly popular iPhone and iPad, leapt across the $500 billion mark in terms of market capitalization on Feb. 29, 2012. But if the stock seems too expensive, here are other ways to play an Apple rally.
Despite controversy over its environmental message, Universal's "The Lorax" is set to have a huge opening this weekend, when it's released in 3,729 theaters. Not only will it dominate the box office this weekend, but it could very well be the biggest movie this year.
With record cash in their coffers and investors eager to make up for a lost year in 2011, dividend stocks are paying out even more cash this month. TheStreet.com look at seven of the stocks that hiked payouts in the last week.
Just how strong is the U.S. economy right now? Good question. Tough answer. We picked four specific segments of the consumer economy and are taking a look inside the stocks to find some answers. Hotels. Restaurants. Theme parks. Appliances.
On the heels of Comcast’s announcement that it will launch a video-streaming service, one analyst thinks Netflix could face a “difficult future” from additional rivals unless it scales back its spending.
Stocks finished narrowly mixed in choppy trading Tuesday, pressured by steep oil prices and as investors were quick to book profits following a deal announcement in Greece. The Dow briefly broke through the key 13,000 level for the first time since May 2008, but failed to close above the mark.
Comcast’s plans to launch a video-streaming service could spell trouble for Netflix stock, the “Fast Money” pros said Monday.
It seems that the end of obsolescence is back for more blood. This time its unwary victim is the film industry.
CNBC parent company Comcast is launching a competitor to Netflix, with the Fast Money team.
Every quarter hedge funds and large investors file their holdings with the SEC, revealing value picks, cyclical bets, growth opportunities and activist pushes. TheStreet.com details five stocks that hedge funds flocked to.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the numbers from Discovery Communications and analysts are stil worried about Oprah's flagship network, OWN.