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Two months into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to rise since the start of 2009, despite some significant dividend cuts like those from CNBC parent, General Electric. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.
Disney can't ignore the reality of the recession and its impact on Disney's business (or its stock price), but CEO Bob Iger insists that the focus is on the long term. The strategy is to create high-quality branded content to leverage across its business divisions and all over the world. Iger says the biggest challenge isn't the economy, but creativity, and keeping its brands thriving.
Despite the pullback in consumer spending and the ever-declining stock market, Americans continue to shell out big bucks at the box office.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
PricewaterhouseCoopers just released a new report on merger and acquisition activity in the media and entertainment space and the outlook is grim.
Disney opens its "Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience" on about 1,200 screens Friday.
Universal Studios is moving forward on plans to turn the board game "Clue" into a movie, again, nailing down the man behind Disney's Pirates of the Carribean hit, Gore Verbinski, to direct and produce.
With the market at a 12-year low, it's a healthy exercise to try and find some good things in this world. Here are 5 things we bet you didn't think of...
Finishing the day at 7,114.78 yesterday, the Dow closed at its lowest level since May 7, 1997. 7 of the 30 current Dow components were not in the index when the Dow last saw these levels.
As the Dow now contains five stocks under $10 (GM, C, BAC, AA, & GE), the Dow Industrials index has come under greater scrutiny on whether it is still a good gauge of the overall market.
Regarded as a safe investment, gold often shines during turbulent times when increased demand typically drives up prices. For the first time since last March, gold settled above $1,000 an ounce on Friday. Since its low back in November, when gold was just over $700 an ounce, the bullion has risen 42%. During the same period the S&P 500 has plunged 15%.
The Oscars aren't just the biggest night of the year for film buffs and the celeb-obsessed, they're also one of the biggest annual events for advertisers, second only to the Super Bowl.
I sat down for an exclusive interview with Dick Cook the Chair of Walt Disney Studios, who brokered the studio's big distribution deal with DreamWorks, Disney's first interview since the deal was announced.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment. Delta Air Lines and Performance Food Group were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.
This is a live blog on how Alex Rodriguez is handling questions from reporters in Tampa at New York Yankees Spring Training.
On Friday Disney launched Disney XD in 72 million homes, a new ad-supported basic cable channel targeting boys age six to fourteen.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Tuesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
So, you forgot to buy flowers for Valentine’s Day. Nice going, slick. Well, lucky for you there’s a recession going on, which is offering a convenient excuse for getting out of just about anything from marriage proposals to being cheap on Valentine’s Day.
Sirius XM Radio is trying to avoid filing for bankruptcy and is trying to renegotiate its pricey contracts.