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General Electric and Comcast announced a $30 billion agreement to shift control of NBC Universal from GE to the Comcast, in one of the biggest deals in media history.
Brian Roberts is on track to run a massive, vertically integrated media giant. But unlike some of his fellow media moguls, he doesn't have high-profile family drama (Sumner Redstone), spark controversy in the media by picking fights with Google (Rupert Murdoch), and he's not a fixture on the red carpet (Bob Iger).
With unemployment surging and President Obama's poll ratings sinking, there’s growing debate about what—if anything—he can do about the situation.
Look for consumers to have more control than ever over how when and where they access content, for social media to show continued growth and greater influence and an explosion on content on free sources.
ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue, which featured athletes in various stages of dress, certainly attracted plenty of buzz. But it’s the money earned from the issue that will bring it back for at least another year.
U.S. stocks are on track to close November with their best monthly performance since July 2009, as investors' optimism for an economic recovery continues to push some of the major market averages to their best level this year.
On a short holiday week where the Dow started off at a new 2009 high before losing ground Friday on concerns over Dubai's debt standing, the markets managed a mixed to flat performance for the week.
What are the latest holiday must-have toys and how can you profit from their popularity?
Every year, at least one turkey is pardoned by the president for Thanksgiving. But after the giant sigh of relief, where do the turkeys go?
Just about every major studio is developing 3D movies nowadays, and DreamWorks Animation for one says every single production it does will be 3D. No surprise there. What might surprise you is how quickly this kind of technology is coming to your living room.
As we head into the holiday shopping and entertainment season, a funny thing is happening to Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights. Once rivals, they're now key partners in a new kind of "if you can't beat 'em join 'em" approach to digital entertainment.
In recent years, the biggest story of Thanksgiving week has been “Black Friday.” That’s the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season when crazy people line up at crazy hours to go into stores that open at crazy hours to take advantage of crazy discounts.
U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, after reaching new highs for the year earlier on the week.
With deep pricing discounts on many electronic products, retailers are hoping to lure in shoppers who are guarding their wallets more carefully.
Stocks opened slightly lower Wednesday as investors grew jittery over a government report showing that housing starts fell sharply in October.
Stocks opened lower on Tuesday, after a sharp rally in the prior session. Where should investors be looking and how should they play the markets? David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management shared their outlooks.
The still financially troubled airline industry is experimenting with selling more products and services to fliers, the New York Times reports.
U.S. stocks rallied for the second straight week, with all three major U.S. indices reaching a new intraday high for 2009 on Wednesday.
They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing Yahoo!, Disney and more now that they've been burned?
Stocks advanced Friday as Disney's earnings beat and JCPenney's outlook helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. For the week, the Dow gained 2.5 percent, finishing at its highest level since Oct. 2008.