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The Dow and S&P 500 fell over 4.5% today, while the Nasdaq composite dropped 3.6%, as concerns over the health of the financial sector intensified following the decision of Lehman Brothers to file for Chapter 11.
Investors should prepare for the worst just in case it turns out that Ben Bernanke knows nothing yet again.
Plus, Cramer makes calls on Disney and the impact of hedge funds on commodity stocks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Citigroup and Disney popped while United Airlines and U.S. Steel dropped.
With gas prices down, Cedar Fair is back in play again.
The Virtual Worlds Expo is well underway in Los Angeles, companies using the event as a platform to make announcements about their companies.
You'd think the streets of Los Angeles would be constantly buzzing with movie shoots. But right now, there's only one major film shooting in the City of Angels. Compare that to the seven films shooting last August. What's to blame?
CNBC's parent company NBC Universal did quite well with the Olympics. More than 211 million Americans watched the games -- that's more than 70 percent of the country -- making them the most-watched ever, beating the 209 million viewers who watched the 1996 Atlanta games.
Automotive advertising has taken a nosedive across advertising mediums, hitting TV advertising particularly hard. And now one of the biggest nights on TV all year is losing its big auto advertiser, General Motors, which has been one of its biggest overall advertisers.
CEO Robert Iger explains why his company has been so successful, even during tough economic times.
General Motors has pulled out of its longtime sponsorship of the Academy Awards, one of the biggest annual events on broadcast television, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
How to play lower oil prices and a stronger dollar? Jason Trennert of Strategas Research Partners and Doug Mackay of Broadleaf Partners offered their revised sector and stock picks.
Do you believe that financials, pharma and telecom can maintain through an economic downturn? If so, you might want to take a look at the Dow Industrials where some of the largest companies in the world are currently offering investors notably large dividend yields.
Warner Bros. made a surprise announcement Thursday -- it's pushing the release of its Harry Potter sequel, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" from November 11 to July 17, 2009. That's eight months!
The third dimension is coming soon to a theater near you. No I'm not talking about a movie, but rather a high-stakes drama involving the biggest movie studios and theater chains, enmeshed in a battle over who and how the transition to digital 3-D will be financed.
With commodity prices coming down, many parts of the market can start their return ascent.
I missed blogging while I was away--there are just too many good stories out there--and I also missed your emails.
We're mid-way through media earnings, and a distinct trend is emerging: weakness in local ad markets is now spilling over to national cable and broadcast advertising. The media industry is facing all sorts of hurdles. Particularly unfortunate sector challenges at a time when the ad cycle is at a low.
"The Dark Knight" fended off a strong challenge from the new "Mummy" sequel to lead the North American box office for a third weekend, and is on track to become the second-biggest movie of all time.
Triple-digit Dow swings; high unemployment; GM plunging as Exxon soars. What's an investor to do? Mike Holland has some advice.