When I was 14, I wrote a high school essay about why I wanted to be coach of the New York Rangers. At the time, the Rangers were going through their revolving door of coaches: Ted Sator, Tom Webster, Phil Esposito, Michel Bergeron, Phil Esposito again. I figured, I had a chance.
Federal regulators are voicing concerns about creation of a futures market for trading on movie box-office receipts.
In a Quixotic kind of way, SAP's acquisition plans announced last week for Sybase got me thinking about another deal that's made the rounds over the past couple of years: Apple and the potential take-out of Electronic Arts.
US major indexes reversed last Thursday's steep drops on Monday on a near $1 trillion European Union relief package and on news that US regulators are looking at circuit breakers to prevent a re-run of last week's "flash" market meltdown.
As the television industry heads into the annual upfront advertising sales season, network executives can expect to hear two very sweet words—sellers' market—consultant Brad Adgate told CNBC.
The Dow is recouping its losses over the past week but fears of national debt burdens are continuing to stir market volatility. Is the worst over or is there more pain ahead? Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments and Jon Fisher, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management shared their insights.
Stocks had their best three-day run in 10 months Wednesday as Spain got the market off to a good start, promising tough austerity measures, and tech stocks rallied after some encouraging reports from Intel and IBM. Gold soared.
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), which debuts on Jan. 1, 2011, is not a gamble for cable advertisers, CEO Christina Norman told CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks advanced Wednesday after Spain promised to take wide austerity measures and Intel said it expects earnings growth to double. Techs and industrials led the way. Gold surged.
Stocks advanced Wednesday after Spain promised to take wide austerity measures and Intel said it expects earnings growth to double.
After a long string of disappointing earnings results from the studio drew harsh criticism from CEO Bob Iger, it seems the business is back on track. "Alice in Wonderland" was the second-biggest movie Disney spacer has ever released, with the seventh-biggest global box office of any film.
After Disney reported its fiscal second quarter results I spoke exclusively with CEO Bob Iger, who is optimistic about what the company's results indicate about economic recovery.
U.S. stock futures are up as Europe is trading up 1 to 2 percent. The put/call ratio at the close yesterday was 1.28—meaning 1.28 puts bought for every call—fairly high. This is a contrarian indicator, as it represents stock that needs to be bought back eventually. What does it mean? It means traders are either getting short or hedging their long positions.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Wednesday as fears of contagion from the European debt crisis eased as Spain vowed to slash its public deficit.
Blockbuster "Alice in Wonderland" helped Disney beat expectations: every single division posted higher revenue, with revenue 6 percent higher than last year at $8.58 billion. Earnings per share of 48 cents beat analyst expectations, up 12 percent from last year's adjusted numbers.
In the after hours on Tuesday the traders were closely watching the action in Disney, which slipped in extended trade. How should you game this stock?
The Dow ended lower Tuesday as investors locked in some profits on stocks and sent gold to a new closing high as geopolitical worries left the market a little jittery.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 11.
Stocks advanced in mid-afternoon trading Tuesday, led by consumer and techs, after major exchanges agreed to put curbs on big drops in individual stocks.
With so many mixed signals in the market, should you bias toward being bullish or bearish?