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The traditional music biz is over as CD sales dropped about 20 percent from 2006 and 2007. And revenues from that physical music business are likely to comprise just 20 percent of an up and coming band's revenue stream.
Dow Industrials newcomer Bank of America leads the list as the highest current yielder of all 30 Dow stocks. Chevron, the other recent Dow addition enters the list with a 2.7% yield.
The computer-animated adaptation "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears A Who!" trampled its rivals at the North American box office Sunday with weekend sales of $45.1 million, the biggest opening of the year.
If Microsoft's play for a tiny chip of Facebook helped value the company at a staggering $15 billion, then AOL's play for social networking site Bebo makes perfect sense, even at $850 million.
The Montgomery Tech conference is underway in Santa Monica, Calif. This is where the big media, tech, and telecom giants come to check out the 160 independent firms presenting their businesses. Cisco, Microsoft, IBM, Google, Disney, News Corp. -- 100 "buyers" in total are here checking out the start-ups and weighing investment possibilities.
The president and chief executive of the Walt Disney Company says his company is not recession-proof, but it is positioned well enough to avoid being badly hurt in an downturn.
ShoWest--the annual conference for movie distributors (divisions of media companies) and exhibitors (movie theater chains)--is underway in Las Vegas. This is where the movie studios show off their big products they hope will be blockbusters to get the theater owners excited to fill their seats.
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Movie-goers went hunting for their inner caveman as they sat in the dark for the prehistoric adventure "10,000 B.C.," which led the weekend box office with $35.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
This is the post of the live blog I did today on the Apple iPhone event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. Please enjoy reading it the first time or again if you were with me earlier today. It reads from my last posting at the top to the very first at the bottom of the page.
After years of grand jury testimony, the trial of Anthony Pellicano, erstwhile private eye-to-the-stars, starts this week. Jury selection is underway in downtown Los Angeles.
Will Ferrell stumbled at the North American box office Sunday with his latest sports comedy, "Semi-Pro." The basketball spoof narrowly took the No. 1 spot with disappointing ticket sales of $15.3 million, its struggling distributor New Line Cinema said
The Mad Money host brings his Wall Street wisdom to the hit talk show.
The Toll Brothers CEO said Wednesday the constant talk of a recession may in fact put us into a recession. If that’s happening, which stocks are most likely to weather the tough times?
Amid a wave of mixed economic signals, CNBC asked the pros where they would invest.
There's plenty of negative economic news out there, but that doesn't discourage David Spika. The vice president and investment strategist at WHG Funds favors judicious buying by well-informed investors.
In Tuesday’s Web Extra, how to play IHOP ahead of earnings Wednesday.
A new hour-long show called "Quarterlife," debuting tonight on NBC, will be the first-ever show produced and shot for the Internet to air on network TV.
Shares of The Brink's Co. jumped on a plan to spin off its home security division. Find out how the traders are playing it, plus Disney and Heinz in Monday’s Web Extra.