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  • Stocks Slide After Weak Durables Report Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 11:18 AM ET

    Stocks declined Wednesday after a weak durable-goods report and disappointing earnings report from Boeing.

  • Comcast Net Profit Dips on NBC Universal Deal Costs Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 8:37 AM ET

    The cable company reported an 8.6 percent drop in second-quarter earnings Wednesday partly because of costs related to its pending takeover of NBC Universal, yet it saw improvements in advertising and demand for pricier television services.

  • S&P to Hit 1300 by Year-End: Portfolio Manager Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 5:59 PM ET

    Stocks pared their gains on Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset some earlier better-than-expected earnings results. Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund, and Eugene Peroni, senior VP and portfolio manager at Advisors Asset Management, shared their insights.

  • The Other Housing Indicator Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | 9:28 AM ET

    Everyone tracks home sales closely for a sign about how the economy’s doing. But there’s another housing indicator you might not know about.

  • Consumers Beating Manufacturers at Their Own Game Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 12:27 PM ET

    Forced to tighten their belts during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, consumers realized they weren't missing much. Recent research from Deloitte reinforces the idea that manufacturers are selling their products to a new type of consumer.

  • Cable Rivals Partner to Battle Blackouts Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 3:58 PM ET

    Cable companies and content providers have repeatedly battled over fees, with channels getting temporarily yanked from the air during negotiations. Today 31 video distributors are partnering to form the "American Television Alliance," to address the rules governing broadcast signals and the threat of blackouts. The group says it aims to "protect consumers in today's changing TV environment" — to keep their favorite shows from being collateral damage of negotiations, as when Disney pulled ABC off Cablevision's air right before the Oscars.

  • FCC Restarts Review of Comcast's NBC Universal Bid Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 5:55 PM ET

    The Federal Communications Commission has restarted its review of Comcast's plan to take control of NBC Universal after the companies provided the agency with additional details about their businesses.

  • June 28: Unusual Volume Leaders Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | 3:51 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Dow Loses 1.4% After Late Selloff Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 5:07 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Tuesday, dragged down by disappointing housing data and weakness in energy shares.

  • Disney vs. Dish: 4 HD Channels Pulled From Air Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 4:34 PM ET
    dish network logo

    Dish stock dropped 3.75% and Disney shares slid over 2% Tuesday as the companies battle over compensation for Disney/ABC's high def channels.

  • Stocks Tumble Further In Final Hour of Trading Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 3:12 PM ET

    Stocks fell further in late trading Tuesday as energy stocks dragged and technology and health care stocks were higher.

  • Netflix Profit Taking Following Barron's Article Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 11:46 AM ET
    Netflix

    Shares of Netflix continue to slide Tuesday after falling over five percent Monday following a critical Barron's article.

  • Stocks Slide After Drop in Home Sales Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 10:43 AM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday after a surprise drop in existing-home sales. The dollar rose agains the euro and commodity stocks weakened.

  • Futures Falter; Yuan Boost Evaporates Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 5:58 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction ahead of the open Tuesday as euphoria over China's pledge to allow the yuan to appreciate faded.

  • In NBC-Comcast Deal, Quiet Concerns Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 9:13 AM ET
    NBC

    As public comments on Comcast’s proposed merger close, local television broadcasters have been noticeably silent about the plans of the cable provider, known as a bruising competitor, reports The New York Times.

  • Senate Candidate Carly Fiorina: Where Her Money Is Friday, 18 Jun 2010 | 11:37 AM ET
    Carly Fiorina

    GOP California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina and her husband had nearly $3 million in income and at least $27 million in assets in 2008, according to her latest tax return and financial disclosure report.

  • The FCC hosted an open hearing today to discuss how to seek the best legal framework for Internet regulation — the commission voted 3 to 2 to continue the re-regulation process. It's now moving closer to Chairman Julius Genachowski's proposal for a "third way," a selection of some of the stricter rules now regulating telecom.

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    "The recent market collapse has once again rewarded the short sellers," says the head of a website that tracks daily short movements. "Short selling is back."

  • Cable Wars Over Bresnan Communications Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 4:30 PM ET

    Cable pioneers John Malone and Charles Dolan are the remaining bidders for cable television company Bresnan Communications, according to people close to the process, and there are the price will exceed eight times the company’s expected EBITDA in 2010.

  • ESPN 3D Kicks Off 3D Ad Game Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 | 2:29 PM ET
    The match ball for the opening World Cup fixture between South Africa and Mexico.

    ESPN 3D's launch Friday with World Cup coverage marks the beginning of a whole new 3D advertising business. The channel announced it's launching with 3D commercials from Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 3, (corporate synergy), plus Sony and Gillette.