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Wall Street staged another late-day rally as investors were undeterred by a weak picture in the jobs market and retail, as well as a government move to punish bailed-out bankers.
The Walt Disney Company just announced more changes at its movie studio, appointing Sean Bailey president of production to replace Oren Aviv, who resigned earlier this week.
Wall Street's stumble over weak economic trends was a short one, as investors turned an early loss into a modest gain despite disappointments in jobs and retail sales.
Markets opened lower on Tuesday, pressured by a weak start to earnings. How should investors be positioned? Patrick Cunningham, managing director at Manning & Napier — which beat the S&P for 11 years — shared his investment outlook.
The Super Bowl is now less than a month away, and it's not just football fans who are getting geared up. Advertisers and media giants are carefully watching this year's super bowl as a barometer of the health of the advertising economy.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Take-Two and UPS popped while the Nat Gas ETF and Disney dropped.
The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.
Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.
U.S. stocks finished the first trading week of 2010 on a positive note, with the Dow and S&P 500 reaching their highest level in 15-months.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), also known as the “Investor Fear Gauge," hit a 19 month low on Friday. What does it all mean for stocks and investments going forward? Hank Smith, CIO of Haverford Investments, and Mike Rubino, president of Rubino Financials, discussed their market analyses.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show comes at a time when the economy is recovering and job losses are perhaps peaking.
Now that 3D versions of movies have proven to be cash cows at the box office, the entertainment and consumer electronics industries are hoping to cash in on the experience in people's homes.
The Consumer Electronics Show officially opens today and though attendance will be slightly down, hopes are higher than ever that the gadgets and technology here will rev up the media business.
You know a technology has truly arrived when you find it in the Central Hall at CES. And this year, that's where visitors will find the Mobile DTV TechZone, dedicated to all things mobile television.
As attendnace continues to decline at the tech extravaganza, the buzz here is that the show itself is fighting for relevance and three- and four-day visits by attendees are now more likely overnight affairs. In short, attendance is no longer mandatory.
2010 is going to be a big year for 3-D: on the heels of the huge success of Avatar, 3-D will expand both at theaters and in home entertainment.
Imagine being able to access your library of all the movies and TV shows you've purchased from any platform or gadget. That's exactly what Disney wants its "Keychest" technology to do: to make a virtual library that you can access from anywhere, a reality.
It's a new day, a new decade, and content creators are demanding to be paid more by cable broadcasters.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, a big high-tech gathering that will begin Wednesday in Las Vegas, Hollywood studios and consumer electronics makers plan to lay out some steps they are taking to simplify the digital future. The New York Times reports.
U.S. stocks finished down for the week but up for the year with the S&P and the Dow closing a wildly volatile year up 23% and 19% respectively. The NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 44% for the year.