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AOL is adding talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres to its family of Web properties as it looks for ways to draw more people to its sites.
The Dow and S&P snap a 3-week losing streak as both benchmarks managed their best first trading week of September since 1982 and all ten main sectors of the S&P rose for the week, with four up by more than 4% led by Financials.
The two companies describe the deal as "long term" and wide ranging," which means more content on more platforms. It also means more money for Disney, which for the first time secured payment from Time Warner Cable for its owned and operated local broadcast channels.
Stocks were mixed after opening higher Thursday, following a handful of positive economic reports. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his outlook.
The "Fast Money" traders offered even more plays on Apple after the tech giant revealed a successor to Apple TV and new line of iPods Wednesday.
Stocks began September by soaring more than 2.5 percent after strong U.S. and Chinese manufacturing reports relieved some of the mounting worries over the global economy. Bank of America and Caterpillar rose.
Steve Jobs announcements today about Apple's new iPods and streaming TV rentals through a new Apple TV will have ripples throughout the entertainment industry.
This is a live blog from the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, CA, where Apple's CEO Steve Jobs and his team are readying for what has become an annual fall event – Apple's September briefing.
Ahead of Apple's announcement, where Steve Jobs would later reveal a new line of iPods, the "Fast Money" traders had a handful of related plays on the technology giant.
Last season, the big battle in television was fought over late night. This season, the battleground is shaping up to be the early morning. Very early.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Apple's big event is coming up Wednesday, and Disney and News Corp are on track to announce that they'll rent TV episodes through iTunes.
Stocks finished sharply lower Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Home Depot fell, while HP rose.
Stocks continued to selloff Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Intel fell, while H&P rose.
Stocks are lower as investors shrug off a positive government report on consumer spending and a raft of mergers and acquisitions news. bank of America, Amex fell, while H&P rose.
Google’s YouTube video site is in negotiations with Hollywood’s leading movie studios to launch a global pay-per-view video service by the end of 2010, putting it head-to-head with Apple in the race to dominate the digital distribution of film and television content.
U.S. stock index futures are lower after the government reported consumer spending rose at the strongest pace in four months, Hewlett-Packard announced a stock buyback, and as investors digested merger and acquisition news.
Walt Disney and Time Warner Cable said Sunday that they have made "significant progress" in resolving their issues over programming fees with less than a week left to renew a pact that feeds TV channels like ESPN into American households.
Apple is the hot topic in Hollywood as studios continue negotiations with iTunes over 99 cent TV episode rentals. Now sources tell me they expect an announcement at Apple's iPod event on September 1.
Stocks rebounded heading into the final hour of trading Wednesday, threatening to snap a four-day losing streak. The Dow was higher, finding firmer footing above 10,000.