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  • A Hurry-Up Offense for the Second Half Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 1:24 PM ET

    It was an ugly first half for the stock market and now that the goal posts have been moved for the economic recovery, expect a rough game in the second half.

  • WALL-E Cleans Up at Box Office Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 8:33 AM ET

    Animation giant Pixar scored its ninth consecutive No. 1 Sunday with its robot love story "WALL-E," while Angelina Jolie achieved a personal best with her violent assassination thriller "Wanted." "WALL-E," bolstered by near-unanimous critical praise, sold an estimated $62.5 million of tickets in its first three days, said Pixar's Walt Disney Co parent..

  • The Week in Review: Bears on the Prowl Saturday, 28 Jun 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week.  Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged.  But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered

  • A Blackberry devise is used

    I check my BlackBerry right before I fall asleep, immediately upon waking, and even in the middle of the night if I happen to wake up, so needless to say, I was amused to stumble upon this story.

  • Why Media Stocks Look So Ugly Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 2:29 PM ET

    Media stocks have tanked. A chart of the media conglomerates performance over the past 12 months is flat-out ugly. They're all in the red, and all but Disney have underperformed the Dow, and it's still down about five percent over the past 12 months.

  • Media Stock Picks: The Mouse Roars Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 2:05 PM ET

    There are a lot of downdrafts in the media-business atmosphere right now, but Tuna Amobi of Standard and Poor's has "strong-buy" ratings on a couple of high-profile companies.

  • RIM On Earnings Deck: Set to Soar? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 12:01 PM ET

    Research in Motion will release earnings on Wednesday, and there's a fair amount of optimism swirling around these shares, even in the face of ever increasing competition and headlines from Apple and the iPhone.

  • Newspapers' Record-Breaking Bad News Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 8:19 PM ET

    Newspapers are breaking records -- and it's not a good thing. A double-digit drop in newspaper ad revenue, the third consecutive year of declines, and record margin contraction makes this the industry's worst year ever. The newspaper industry's ad revenue is down 12 percent this year, on top of last year's already dismal 8 percent drop.

  • Bollywood-Hollywood Crossover Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 4:05 PM ET
    Bollywood

    The gap between Bollywood and Hollywood is becoming increasingly narrow. Earlier this week I blogged about how Steven Spielberg is in talks with Indian Media Giant Reliance ADA group to finance an independent studio.

  • The Week in Review:  Looking Up In a Down Market Saturday, 21 Jun 2008 | 8:41 AM ET

    Almost everywhere they looked during the week, investors saw red ink flowing. But CNBC guests worked hard to find bright spots in the murk.

  • The Fast Money Misfires – Friday June 20th Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 6:36 PM ET

    Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.

  • Dow Falls Below 12,000 Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 5:53 PM ET

    The Dow closed sharply lower Friday, registering its third triple-digit loss in four sessions. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Stock Picks: Small-Caps, Dividends, Defensive Plays Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 4:40 PM ET

    To help investors prepare their portfolios for next week, CNBC asked the market experts for their best stock picks now.

  • Disney Launches Its Latest Tween TV Movie Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 4:05 PM ET
    Disney

    Yesterday afternoon I flying back from a shoot, seated next to a girl who seemed about ten, who spent the flight pouring over tween magazine articles about the Jonas Brothers.

  • Stock Picks: Child's Play Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    Jeffrey Frankel is taking a page from legendary investor Peter Lynch: Buy what you like. In this case -- what his kids like.

  • Entertainment Execs on Oil Prices, Movies & More Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    Entertainment executives shared insights on soaring oil prices, industry growth and more with CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Disney's New Toy Story Ride Ready To Amuse Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 12:16 PM ET
    Toy Story Ride

    I'm writing from Disney's California Adventure Park in Anaheim California, where the Toy Story Mania attraction just opened. The same ride is also opening today in Orlando at Disney Hollywood Studios.

  • Feelin’ Good On The Cheap Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    With gas prices through the roof and for sale signs popping up all over the neighborhood, Americans are desperate for a summer escape. Here's how to trade the trend!

  • Curbing Internet Traffic by Charging by the Byte Sunday, 15 Jun 2008 | 8:59 AM ET

    Three of the country’s largest Internet service providers are threatening to clamp down on their most active subscribers by placing monthly limits on their online activity.

  • Was he ok? Did my online comments about all the packaging going to the landfill cost me the rest of him? Just looking at him there in four small pieces reminded me of being four years old again and constantly losing Potato Head Parts (PHP) like so many potato chips.