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Stocks opened lower on Wednesday, following a selloff in the prior session, as Moody's put Portugal's debt rating on review. Barry James, president of James Advantage Funds, and Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and chief investment officer at Hennessy Funds, shared their insights.
The networks consider this a crucial month not just for Sweeps, but because it's a crucial time to snag eyeballs and ad dollars as the season wraps up, before TV viewing drops during the summer.
Stocks advanced on this first trading day of May after some positive economic reports and details of a European financial rescue package for Greece provided some measure of relief.
It's not opening in the U.S. until Friday, but its launch in a number of international markets has already grossed over $100 million in ticket sales. This earlier opening (to avoid competing with the World Cup) yielded results 26 percent stronger than the first film in those markets. The film's expected to generate $120 million to $140 million in U.S. ticket sales this weekend.
Better subscriber numbers, higher revenue per subscriber, and higher advertising helped Comcast beat Wall Street expectations.
Children are wired up with cell phones, consoles, iPods, and computers as early as grade school these days, but this doesn’t mean all tradition is lost. The goal now is to seamlessly merge the old and the new, keeping kids interested with products that impart traditional play patters with flashes of the digital world.
In small but significant numbers, filmmakers and casting executives are beginning to re-examine Hollywood’s attitude toward breast implants, Botox, collagen-injected lips and all manner of plastic surgery. The NYT reports.
The NASDAQ Composite and Dow rose for the eighth consecutive week, with the Dow marking its longest winning streak since January 2004. Energy and consumer discretionary stocks led the gains in the S&P 500 this week.
Netflix's stock closed the week just under $100 after topping that landmark for the first time ever on Thursday. The stock has had a phenomenal run: it gained 16 percent Thursday alone, and for the year is up about 80 percent.
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With Facebook's new strategy your network and all your friends' updates and preferences will be available not just on Facebook.com but also on any website that integrates the social network's three new products announced today. They will vastly expand Facebook's presence and reach across the web.
Stocks have been rallying in the last few trading sessions, but there are concerns that the economic recovery could freeze and affect market gains. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his economic insights.
While the company is serving up its “Happy Meals” to eager customers, its profits are providing many “Happy Returns” for its shareholders.
The volcanic ash is starting to settle, but Hollywood is still taking stock of the impact of the natural disaster on the entertainment business.
Major League Baseball has forged a new licensing deal with Disney, which first will result in team branded Mickey Mouse figurines hitting retail this week. The deal was thought up as a result of the league’s All-Star Game, which will take place in Anaheim this July. The Angels, of course, used to be owned by Disney.
The NASDAQ Composite and Dow rose for the seventh consecutive week, while the S&P 500 halted its winning streak, posting a weekly loss of 0.19%. US stocks fell during Friday's trading session, following news that the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Goldman Sachs with fraud related to subprime mortgages.
Stocks rallied for a fifth straight session Wednesday, with Intel and JPMorgan at the front of the Dow pack after the companies delivered blockbuster results. The S&P crossed above 1,200 at the opening bell — and held there through the close.
Stocks continued their gains for a fifth straight session Wednesday after Intel and JPMorgan reported earnings that topped expectations. The S&P held its ground above 1,200.
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US Stocks rose for the third consecutive week, with the Dow halting its eight-session winning streak on Friday.