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  • Comcast Says No Big Job Cuts From NBC Deal Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 4:17 PM ET

    Comcast, the top U.S. cable provider, on Thursday told lawmakers no big scale job cuts will result from the proposed $30 billion joint venture with NBC Universal and remained committed to free over-the-air television programming.

  • House Democrats Challenge Comcast, NBC on Deal Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 11:29 AM ET

    House Democrats are challenging executives from Comcast and NBC Universal to show that the cable TV operator's plan to take control of the NBC media empire won't hurt consumers and competitors.

  • Stick with Equities—They'll Pay Off: Strategists Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 11:09 AM ET

    Markets opened lower on Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report. How is unemployment affecting the markets? Kelly Campbell, founder, principal and CEO of Campbell Wealth Management and David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds shared their insights.

  • Why Are Traders Betting Against Comcast? Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 7:24 AM ET

    Comcast failed to hold early gains yesterday, prompting one bear to make a large bet against the stock late in the session.

  • Wall Street

    Cisco's better-than-expected earnings could put some life into tech Thursday. Investors will also digest Toyota earnings, jobless claims and chain store sales data.

  • Cramer: 8 Bull Markets Happening Right Now Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 10:08 PM ET

    Looks like the Mad Money host could have been wrong: 2010 might be better than he thought. But hey, when the facts change…

  • Stocks Snap Winning Streak; Pfizer Slides Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector. Pfizer, Merck and Home Depot were the biggest decliners on the Dow.

  • Stocks Struggle Amid Tepid Economic Reports Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 12:47 PM ET

    Stocks struggled Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector.

  • Comcast Center

    Comcast may be the nation's largest cable operator, but it's the growth of other parts of its business — it added more Internet and phone subscribers — that drove growth last quarter.

  • Tightwad Execs Worry Traders About Market Outlook Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 8:59 AM ET

    Time Warner Cable and Comcast both noted in their earnings reports today that they have been buying back their own shares.

  • Futures Slip on Fears Over Jobs Market Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 7:50 AM ET

    Stocks were set to ease slightly at the opening, following the S&P's best two-day gain since October. But numbers on the employment landscape will likely dictate early sentiment.

  • News Corp.'s Upside Surprise Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | 5:32 PM ET

    Rupert Murdoch's media giant surprised Wall Street with earnings and revenue that beat last year's numbers and surpassed Wall Street analyst expectations.

  • News Corp Earnings: Avatar Upside? Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | 10:15 AM ET
    News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    News Corp reports its fiscal second quarter earnings after the bell Tuesday and as analysts release a long string of positive reports and upgrades, buzz is building.

  • Comcast and NBC Universal pitch merger to the FCC Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 2:13 PM ET
    Negotiating Pay

    CNBC's parent, NBC Universal and cable giant Comcast are trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission to approve their planned merger -- today filing a merger application and public interest statement.

  • Time Warner Cable Beating Expectations, Pays Dividend Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 12:07 PM ET

    The nation's second largest cable company reported results that were better than last year and better than expected, also announcing a quarterly dividend.

  • The world's largest ticketing giant, Ticketmaster, and concert promoter, Live Nation just tackled a huge barrier to their planned merger. The two companies have reached agreements with the Department of Justice so the new "Live Nation Entertainment" is just around the corner.

  • Charter CEO Joins Comcast as Cable President Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 8:47 AM ET

    The chief executive of cable operator Charter Communications is joining larger rival Comcast as president of its cable operations.

  • FCC Won't Let Cable Operators Withhold Local Sports Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 1:04 PM ET
    Gavel

    Federal regulators have closed a wrinkle that has allowed cable TV operators to withhold sporting events and other popular programming that they own from satellite companies and other rivals.

  • NBC Denies 'Tonight Show' Deal with Jay Leno Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 5:17 PM ET
    Jay Leno

    NBC denied a report on a gossip Website that Jay Leno has reached an agreement with NBC to return to the "Tonight Show."

  • FCC Chairman On Future Of Broadband Friday, 8 Jan 2010 | 6:16 PM ET

    Why is the government delaying plans for national broadband? We went straight to the source; FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.