I met up with several Wall Street analysts last night and everyone was talking about cable properties being on fire. Everyone taking a close look at the cable entities driving the media giants--like ESPN--and the ones now on the auction block.
The six largest cable companies are planning to form a jointly owned company that would allow national advertisers to buy customized ads and interactive ads across the companies’ systems.
Basketball shoe sales aren't that hot right now. Even Nike--which has 86 percent of the U.S. market--and has been up as the market has continued to decline, saw a double digit decline in the fourth quarter, according to analyst Matt Powell of SportsOneSource.
In 1990--the last time the New York Giants won the Super Bowl--the U.S. was headed for recession. Stocks then staged the biggest bull-market run in history.
Investors are worried about a recession again. So CNBC asked the experts for some recession-proof stock picks.
What do cheesecake and cable TV have in common? They're the signature products of two companies at the top of fund manager Michael Chren's list. Chren's Allegiant Large Cap Value Fund is up an average of 13.99 percent per year over the last five years. He gave CNBC his top stock picks.
The epic spoof "Meet the Spartans" narrowly beat out "Rambo" to nab the top spot in the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Yet another sign of the convergence of content and technology: For the first time, a cable company CEO made a keynote speech at CES. This morning, Comcast spacer chief Brian Roberts announced a new strategy, calling it Comcast 3.0.
You may not even know the company exists. But it's quietly reaping the rewards of the lucrative mobile phone business.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Cablevision Systems, the New York-based cable television operator, reported a wider quarterly loss Thursday and said it lost additional subscribers in a more competitive market.
A heroin pusher and a honey bee put some sting back into the movie business.
It looks the takeover trend is winding down somewhat--at least as far as the Dolan family is concerned. Their $10.6 billion bid to take Cablevision private has been rejected by shareholders.
Cablevision Systems said Tuesday it did not receive enough votes from its shareholders to approve a $10.6 billion buyout bid from the Dolan family.
"Mad Men," a TV show from Lions Gate about Madison Avenue AdMen in 1960, has been a hit among a very small audience. It airs on a division of Cablevision, Rainbow Media's AMC, which has only 90 million subscribers.
Stocks ended mixed as a strong earnings reports from the tech sector were offset by a selloff of blue chip stocks. Meanwhile, oil futures spiked to a new intraday record but ended lower on late profit-taking.
ClearBridge Advisors, the largest institutional shareholder in Cablevision Systems, plans to vote against the founding Dolan family's effort to take the cable television company private, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing sources.
Today, I had an additional conversation with Scott Boras on his claim that Alex Rodriguez is behind much of the YES Network's increased ratings over the years. While it is true that more cable carriers, including Cablevision, picked up on YES after A-Rod joined the team in 2004, Boras says that carriage became more essential because of his client's presence on the team.
Before yesterday, I thought the best part about Dale & Thomas' Popcorn was the popcorn. Today, the best part about that business is that most people don't know that Isiah Thomas is the Thomas in the name.
A federal jury decided Madison Square Garden and its chairman must pay $11.6 million in damages to former New York Knicks executive Anucha Browne Sanders in her sexual harassment lawsuit.