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Stocks rose Wednesday after ADP reported an unexpected rise in private payrolls and the government announced two measures intended to boost liquidity and provide some stability to financial markets.
Comcast, the largest U.S. cable service provider, posted a higher quarterly profit as it gained market share in phone and Internet services and controlled expenses, sending shares up 6 percent.
Oil inventory data could be as much a factor for stocks as energy markets Wednesday, if the seesaw trade between the two markets continues.
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Oil price reaches its lowest level since mid-May and the S&P's chairman comments on the record drop in the home price index. Following are the day's top videos:
There were a lot of cheers when Chicago Cubs fans heard that Mark Cuban was still in the running for becoming the next owner. It’s not really a home run that someone who spends $1 billion on a team is going to automatically care about winning. But we know that Cuban does.
TiVo, the Silicon Valley company that introduced millions to the joy of skipping television commercials, is trying to crack a decades-old media dream. It wants to turn the television remote control into a tool for buying the products being advertised and promoted on commercials and talk shows.
This weekend the Warner Bros. flick will be in over 4,300 screens in North America, a record. There's no question "The Dark Knight will be huge." Reviews have been rave, and I can attest, it lives up to the hype. And sad as it is to say it, the untimely death of Heath Ledger, who plays the Joker brilliantly, has only generated more intrigue around the film.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt, along with co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin sat down to talk to journalists at the Allen and Co. conference in Sun Valley for an hour and fifteen minute no-holds barred question and answer session.
When media moguls and tech startup CEOs gather for casual, culture-clashing sessions in Sun Valley, I can't help but marvel at the remarkable mix of styles. There's nothing like catching a CEO who feels safe in his pin stripes awkwardly sporting bermuda shorts.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Three of the country’s largest Internet service providers are threatening to clamp down on their most active subscribers by placing monthly limits on their online activity.
Comcast 's digital unit is on target to turn profitable this year as revenues from search and advertising partnerships with Google and Yahoo exceed expectations, senior executives said.
At a recent Bankrate conference, Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, gave an excellent keynote address on the constant evolution of the the digital world we live in. Here are some of the growth stats, Lee shared.
This morning Time Warner revealed how it plans to spin off its 84 percent ownership stake in Time Warner Cable. As part of the deal, the cable company will pay a one-time $10 per-share dividend.
Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.
At this year's cable show, everyone from cable operators to TV set makers are buzzing about a game changing new technology called Tru2way. Are you sick of that bulky set top box? Annoyed that you have no choice of cable operators? Tru2way could be your solution
Here at the National Cable Show in New Orleans there are a couple of big buzz words I'm hearing--whether I'm in the Panasonic or Google booths, or the NBC Universal booth where my coverage has been based. First, Video-on-demand is huge
Where do you put your money now? CNBC asked the experts what stocks they would pick
We have all had some miserable customer service experiences and as we sit on hold or try to navigate through yet another voice response system, we wonder how can these companies get away with this. In fact, a 2006 Harris Interactive Poll showed 40% of us would rather go to the dentist than deal with poor customer service. My most recent mind numbing experience with my phone company, Verizon, made me wonder if there is a way to translate this into investing opportunities. Here is what I found...