Some things just don't add up. The S&P 500 doesn't have 500 stocks. The Nasdaq 100? Think again. And the Wilshire 5000? Anything but 5,000.» Read More
There is always the danger one class of shares could get acquired, which would throw the relationship out of whack. There are also liquidity issues as well. But biggest reason for me is the notion that if something seems too good to be true, it probably is.
Everyone tracks home sales closely for a sign about how the economy’s doing. But there’s another housing indicator you might not know about.
Forced to tighten their belts during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, consumers realized they weren't missing much. Recent research from Deloitte reinforces the idea that manufacturers are selling their products to a new type of consumer.
Investors concerned about a double-dip can shield themselves with large-cap companies that have global reach and ample cash to withstand a slowdown.
The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is the biggest annual gathering of media moguls. See some of this year's Sun Valley power players.
In their own 'Private Idaho', the media moguls gathered here in Sun Valley attending the Allen & Co conference are on their own discovery and having plenty to say about the economy and government regulation and what it all means for the future of their industry.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
The next four episodes of Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” document in grueling detail the death of Capt. Phil Harris, a skipper who braved the Bering Sea each winter for both Alaskan king crab and a popular TV show. The NYT reports.
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The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
The annual Cable Show starts this afternoon in Los Angeles and it could not come at a more momentous time for the industry.
Discovery Communications reported 42 percent higher quarterly profit of 39 cents per share, a nickel higher than analyst expectations. The company reported 8 percent higher revenue of $879 million, and raised its full-year outlook.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, April 30.
Better subscriber numbers, higher revenue per subscriber, and higher advertising helped Comcast beat Wall Street expectations.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Daytime superstar Oprah Winfrey will be moving to nighttime to host a show on her new cable channel.
In today's trading session, a total of 89 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.