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  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 25 Sep 2009 | 5:39 PM ET

    U.S. stocks broke two weeks of consecutive gains to finish in the red Friday.  Despite of the pullback this week, all major indices remain on track to finish the quarter up 13% or greater.

  • Sports Radio Web Site Making Waves Friday, 25 Sep 2009 | 12:15 PM ET
    Sports Radio Interviews

    When Cowboys great Tony Dorsett made fiery comments about Tony Romo, I saw it first on a small independent Web site. When Minnesota Vikings great Fran Tarkenton bashed Brett Favre, I saw it first on a small independent Web site. How did this site get the scoop? Because its founder was listening when no one else was.

  • Anheuser-Busch's Next Sponsorship Play: Ping Pong Friday, 25 Sep 2009 | 11:25 AM ET
    Ping Pong

    As Advertising Week wraps up here in New York, one major marketer, Budweiser, is sponsoring what it hopes will be the next hot sport to succeed Poker - Ping Pong!

  • Should CEOs' Buyout Options Be a Securities Violation? Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 2:34 PM ET
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    The revelation that Marvel Entertainment CEO Mr. Isaac Perlmutter received option grants for more than a million shares while the merger of his company to Walt Disney was underway is a recent example of how CEOs of target firms have used this practice for personal gain, says guest blogger, Eliezer Fich.

  • Facebook, Nielsen Partner to Prove Ad Value Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | 12:17 PM ET

    The most popular social network-Facebook- is teaming up with the most powerful media measurement giant-Nielsen-to prove that social media ads work. At Advertising Week in New York I sat down with Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's Chief Operating Officer in her first live TV interview since taking the post last year.

  • Farrell: The Troops are Restless Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | 9:53 AM ET

    With the announced deal of the combination of Dell Computer and Perot Systems there is thought that there will be another wave of Mergers and Acquisitions.

  • Dollar Drags on Stocks; Nasdaq Gains Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | 5:17 PM ET

    The drive for Dow 10,000 hit a bump in the road Monday as investors took a breather, sending stocks down more than half a percent at the open. Stocks remained lower after a report showed leading indicators rose for a fifth straight month.

  • Tim Armstrong's Plans for AOL's Content Empire Monday, 21 Sep 2009 | 5:01 PM ET

    At Advertising Week in New York I had a chance to sit down with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong in his first TV interview since taking over the troubled company. As AOL heads towards an IPO, spinning off from Time Warner before the end of the year, Armstrong is hard at work turning the division known for its subscription web mail service - a revenue stream that no longer exists - into an ad-oriented, content-driven company.

  • 'Chance of Meatballs' Rolls to Top of Box Office Sunday, 20 Sep 2009 | 6:32 PM ET

    The forecast was bright at the box-office for "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs," which earned $30.1 million to lead this weekend's films.

  • Disney Enters New Era as Studio Chief Steps Down Saturday, 19 Sep 2009 | 4:22 PM ET
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    After nearly four decades with the company, Dick Cook has announced that he's stepping down as studio boss immediately.

  • Why Is Dick Cook Leaving Disney? Saturday, 19 Sep 2009 | 4:21 PM ET
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    Even Hollywood insiders were shocked by the news late Friday that Dick Cook, the Walt Disney veteran and beloved chairman of Walt Disney Studios is stepping down immediately.

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 18 Sep 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    U.S. stocks rose to fresh 2009 highs this week, as investors continue to bet that an economy recovery might be in place.  The Dow Index is once again near the 10,000-mark. 

  • Record Labels Develop a Taste for Vampires Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | 3:54 PM ET
    Twilight Movie poster by Summit Entertainment.

    For the music industry, the soundtrack for last year's vampire romance movie Twilight" was practically a miracle.  So like vampires drawn to the scent of blood, record labels, publishers and artist managers have spent much of the last year aggressively pursuing “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,”  which opens on Nov. 20.

  • New Harry Potter Theme Park Set for Orlando Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 12:27 PM ET
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the keenly anticipated Florida theme park, will open in the spring and allow visitors to tour Hogwarts, buy quidditch gear and drink butterbeer.

  • Jay Leno and NBC's Primetime Gamble Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 11:39 AM ET
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    Today NBC launches Jay Leno's new hour-long primetime show at 10 pm as part of a plan for the network to bring down costs and take a different approach to its primetime lineup.

  • Stocks and Indices One Year After Lehman Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 9:45 AM ET

    One year ago on Sunday September 14, Lehman Brothers was scrambling before declaring bankruptcy later that night and Bank of America announced a deal to acquire Merrill Lynch.  Here is a look at where major indices and stocks look one year later.

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | 6:50 PM ET

    U.S. stocks broke their five-day winning streak on Friday, as a pullback in oil prices led investors to take profits ahead of the weeking; however, all indices posted gains of nearly two percent or more for the week.

  • At long last 3-D is finally rolling out to more theaters, which means great news for movie theater chains and studios who, with the technology, can charge more for tickets and pack theaters.

  • Stocks at Highs; Banks Rebound, Health Care Gains Thursday, 10 Sep 2009 | 11:37 PM ET
    The Crisis: 1 Year Later - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks edged up Thursday, with a brighter outlook from Procter & Gamble and a better-than-expected jobless claims report, countering a dim forecast from Monsanto.

  • Stocks End Near Highs; Banks, Tech Strong Thursday, 10 Sep 2009 | 11:06 PM ET

    Stocks edged up Thursday, with a brighter outlook from Procter & Gamble and a better-than-expected jobless claims report, countering a dim forecast from Monsanto.