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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 28.
Wednesday morning before the bell Comcast will be the first of the media giants to report its quarterly earnings.
DISH Network has been largely trading sideways since early March, but options are positioning for shares to rally in the next month.
Premium cable channel Epix has finally signed its first national distribution deal—to Dish Network's 14 million satellite TV customers.
A new report reveals that consumers are spending less on home entertainment—but it's not all bad news. Spending on DVDs, Blu-Ray and digital distribution dropped 8 percent in the first quarter to $4.84 billion, on the heels of a 5 percent drop last year.
GE reports earnings and we expect the results will be another confirmation that this recovery is real and that the gloomy outlook many strategists have should now be reassessed.
From providing better customer service to building stronger consumer connections, the top "tweeting" companies have improved public relations and enhanced their operations.
The FCC took a major hit in the net neutrality war this week, as a court ruling has determined companies can control internet usage on their pipes. So what's next for the FCC?
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts received a base salary of $2.9 million, up 5 percent from 2008, and a performance-based bonus of $8.2 million, up 11 percent. He has agreed to a freeze on his base salary for the next two years.
A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that regulators had limited power over Web traffic under current law. The decision will allow Internet service companies to block or slow specific sites and charge video sites like YouTube to deliver their content faster to users. THe New York Times reports.
Markets opened lower on Tuesday ahead of minutes from the Fed's last policy meeting. Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, shared his insights.
The fear is that a disappointing 3D upgrade will turn off consumers to the pricey 3-D theatrical experience, which runs an average $3 more per ticket.
Hulu, the popular and free online video hub, has some things to celebrate as it heads into its third year. But there are signs of dissatisfaction in Hulu’s house.
As Comcast awaits approval of its acquisition of NBC, the affiliates of rival stations are anxious to ensure that this mega-deal doesn't put them at a disadvantage to NBC. Earlier this week ABC, CBS and Fox affiliates sent a letter to Comcast, asking to set a meeting.
Verizon has invested $29 billion to bring its FIOS Internet and TV service to 18 million homes, and now it's announced it's not going any further.
Markets opened higher on Wednesday as a drop in inflation at the producer level helped fuel the momentum. Do stocks have further room on the upside? Charlie Smith, chief investment officer at Fort Pitt Capital Group and Jeffrey Phillips, chief investment officer at Rehmann Financial shared their insights.
Cable providers and content creators are battling over fees and consumers are bearing the brunt of it. Now the FCC is considering getting involved.
The mood is upbeat and venture capitalists, media and tech giants are out in force, hunting for deals at the seventh annual Montgomery Tech Conference in Santa Monica, California.
While taking a page from the Apple playbook leading up to today's "significant" webcast announcing a new product may have seemed like a good idea at the time, next time you may want to dial it back a bit.
No pressure here, but ahead of Cisco Systems' big webcast Tuesday morning, the company itself claimed the news would "forever change the internet and its impact on consumers, businesses and governments."