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Stocks edged higher on Monday as investors tracked corporate results as the earnings season starts to wind down.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Earnings season begins to wind down this week, with 16 S&P 500 companies expected to report quarterly results, including retailers Wal-Mart and Macy's and network equipment maker Cisco Systems. "Sort of a reluctant rally on the day," said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment officer of Solaris Group in Bedford Hills, New York. McDonald's Corp rose 0.3 percent to $95.41...
Time Warner Cable Inc was down 3.4 percent; its planned purchaser, Comcast Corp, fell 3. o percent; and Cablevision Systems Corp was 1.8 percent lower. Comcast was by far the most actively traded stock on U.S. markets, with more than 35 million shares changing hands by 11:16 a.m. EST. Obama, who is traveling in Asia, posted a statement and video message online...
Earnings season begins to wind down this week, with 16 S&P 500 companies expected to report quarterly results, including retailers Wal-Mart and Macy's and network equipment maker Cisco Systems. "We have had a nice run and last week we did see the markets largely go into neutral and take a bit of a pause," said Peter Kenny, chief market strategist at Clearpool Group in...
Nov 6- Cablevision Systems Corp's video subscriber losses doubled in the third quarter as customers opted for lower priced bundled TV and internet services from telecom companies. Shares of Cablevision were down marginally on Thursday afternoon after falling as much as 4 percent. "Verizon has been Cablevision's primary competitor and has been pretty...
Nov 6- Cablevision Systems Corp's video subscriber losses doubled in the third quarter from the preceding quarter as it lost customers to telecom companies offering bundled video-on-demand services. Shares of Cablevision, which lost about 56,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, fell as much as 4 percent. Cablevision, however, reported a...
Nov 6- Cablevision Systems Corp reported a 3.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue as higher advertising and increased cable prices offset a fall in video subscribers. The company's net revenue rose to $1.63 billion in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $1.57 billion a year earlier. The net profit attributable to the company fell to $71.5 million, or 26 cents per...
Stocks could continue to tilt higher, as traders focus on U.S. jobless claims data and productivity and labor costs ahead of the Oct. jobs report.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Of companies announcing earnings this week, subprime lender World Acceptance has the most shorted stock, according to data from Markit.
After retreating from highs in early March, shorts sellers in the S&P 500 have returned over the last eight weeks.
U.S. cable and fiber Internet providers usually deliver the advertised download speeds, while DSL connections increasingly fall short, the FCC said.
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Some of Friday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Netflix may have to make similar arrangements with other broadband providers to ensure customers get access to its streaming movies and TV shows.
Comcast and Netflix have agreed to a deal that would end slowness for the cable company's customers who view Netflix's video streams.
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.