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  • FedEx Orange Bowl

    The recent announcement that FedEx would not be back as title sponsor of the Orange Bowl is noteworthy for the reason why the 21-year relationship ended.

  • Fears of global economic contagion sent the markets falling for the second day in a row, pushing the Dow below 10,000. But Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and Craig Hodges, co-portfolio manager at The Hodges Fund said they still remain bullish on the markets.

  • "Blue Bloods" is a new police drama planned for CBS.

    Just as what people eat can be divided into basic food groups, so, too, can television programming. Among the staples of the schedule are shows about police officers, lawyers, doctors and spies, along with series about friends, couples and friendly couples. The NYT reports.

  • Stock pared their earlier losses Monday, but investors are continuing to worry about the European debt contagion. Richard Sparks, senior equities analyst at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, and Jack Reutemann, founder of Research Financial Strategies, offered their insights.

  • US stocks declined over 4% this week, with the Russell 2000 and NASDAQ Composite leading the sell-off.  During Friday's trading session, the CBOE Volatility Index rose to a 15-month high, while the Dow swung 279.71 points, dipping below the 10,000-mark, before erasing all of its losses to close up 125 points for the day.

  • What’s ahead? Traders expecting choppier markets for the rest of the year. Remember what happened: going into May, traders were not only long the market, they were short volatility... Now the volatility bets are off. They were forced to buy volatility for the past couple weeks, culminating in a buying frenzy this week.

  • Stocks erased early losses on Friday, defying market expectations for another big selloff, but struggled to hold gains. What should investors expect from the markets going forward? Paul Schatz, president at Heritage Capital, and Dirk Van Dijk, director of research at Zacks Investment Research, discussed their opposing views.

  • A massive sell-off on Wall Street Thursday thrust the stock market into an official correction. Now, some traders are warning that a bear market lies ahead.

  • Erin Andrews of ESPN interviews California coach Jeff Tedford

    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.

  • Hollywood sign

    Federal regulators are voicing concerns about creation of a futures market for trading on movie box-office receipts.

  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    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.

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    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.

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    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.