The M&A wave could be a harbinger of a booming economy...or a collection of last-minute attempts to beat higher debt rates. NYT reports.» Read More
Why does the federal government remain in the business of telling cable systems what networks to carry?
Even though Warren Buffett always says he likes stocks more when they're cheaper, he didn't do a lot of buying as Wall Street's major indexes fell to their bear-market lows (so far) in early March. Berkshire Hathaway's first quarter stock portfolio snapshot shows no blockbuster buys. A few stakes did, however, get bigger during the first three months on the year.
Is AIG worse than Ticketmaster? Bank of America worse than Comcast? Call them Bad Company, the Final Four.
Every so often, I feel the need to "data-dump" but it makes for a very dull note. It's probably still worth skimming since the news has taken on a decidedly different tone. After what we have been through, we should look closely at what appears to be the "green shoots" of recovery, or at least the diminution of bad news.
The S&P 500 closed out its best month in nine years despite word that Chrysler will proceed with Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Stocks ended flat for the day as news of a Chrysler bankruptcy filing quashed the day's gains, but logged solid gains for the month of April.
Stocks opened higher Thursday as investors took heart from signs of recovery in the economy and the Federal Reserve's statement that the economic outlook was improving.
Stocks benefited from economic "green shoots" in April but the question is whether the rally will be rained out in May.
On a peak earnings week that featured the stress test on the nation's biggest banks, credit cards, and news on the autos, the NASDAQ and technology stocks extend their rally to 7 weeks.
Plus, a call on Permian Basin and another way to judge stocks aside of earnings.
France is determined to shut down Internet piracy, and President Nicolas Sarkozy won't take no for an answer. Sarkozy is working to pass a "Three Strikes" rule that would kick anyone who illegally downloads three times off the Internet...
Time Warner Cable is kicking off a new chapter as a fully independent company at this year's National Cable Show; the company completed its spin-off from Time Warner just last week. CEO Glenn Britt spoke exclusively with Media Money about the economy and the future of the cable industry.
For the first time in what seems like forever, options trading is showing strong signs of interest in financial companies, and some long-awaited takeover talk in telecom.
Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider, kicked off the national cable show with an exclusive interview with Media Money, his first TV interview in years.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
PricewaterhouseCoopers just released a new report on merger and acquisition activity in the media and entertainment space and the outlook is grim.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wal-Mart and Celgene popped while U.S. Steel and Comcast dropped.
Stocks limped to the finish line Wednesday as broad strokes on the bank plan from Bernanke failed to comfort the market.
Futures pointed higher Wednesday as investors looked to scoop up some bargains after the previous session's selloff and shrugged off another dismal housing data point.
The Obama Administration's plan to stem foreclosures and the Fed's latest view on the economy are two powerful catalysts for markets Wednesday.