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  • Top 10 highest paid CEOs Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 7:42 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

  • May 8- John Malone's Liberty Global Plc and Discovery Communications Inc said they would jointly buy UK- based All3Media, producer of hit TV shows such as "Skins" and "Midsomer Murders", for about $300 million.

  • May 8- John Malone's Liberty Global Plc and Discovery Communications Inc said they would jointly buy UK- based TV production group All3Media for about $300 million. Discovery and Liberty Global said they would each contribute about 90 million pounds in cash to buy the company from its founders and funds owned by private equity firm Permira.

  • Making Discovery's stock fun to watch again Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    Shares of Discovery Communications have lagged the media sector. That has left significant margin for improvement.

  • Midday movers: Barclays, Pfizer, Twitter & More Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Tuesday, ahead of several first-quarter earnings and trade data for March.

  • This is the real worry for stocks Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:59 AM ET

    The bond market is giving the stock market angst.

  • Discovery Communications revenue rises 22 pct Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    May 6- Discovery Communications Inc reported a 22 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong advertising growth in its international networks. Net income available to Discovery Communications fell marginally to $230 million, or 66 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 31 from $231 million, or 63 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Squawking Welch, Buffett, Weill, and 'The Murse' Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • *Biggest deal for Viacom since split from CBS. April 30- U.S.-based Viacom Inc said on Thursday it would buy British TV broadcaster Channel 5 from media baron Richard Desmond for $760 million as a keystone to develop its worldwide presence.

  • April 30- U.S.-based Viacom Inc said on Thursday it will buy British TV broadcaster Channel 5 from media baron Richard Desmond for $760 million as a keystone to develop its worldwide presence.

  • UPDATE 2-Viacom expands in Britain, buying Channel 5 Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    April 30- U.S. media company Viacom Inc said it will buy British free-to-air TV broadcaster Channel 5 from media baron Richard Desmond for 450 million pounds to expand in the United Kingdom.

  • April 30- U.S. media company Viacom Inc said it will buy British free-to-air TV broadcaster Channel 5 from media baron Richard Desmond for 450 million pounds to expand in the United Kingdom. Viacom, which owns cable networks such as MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, said it would look to introduce more UK- created content to global audiences.

  • April 30- British media baron Richard Desmond will announce that he is selling free-to-air TV broadcaster Channel 5 to U.S.-based Viacom Inc for up to 450 million pounds, The Guardian reported On Wednesday, without citing sources.

  • Oprah makes over the talk show, U.S media, culture Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    Became first black American female billionaire by redefining the U.S. TV talk show and building a personality-based brand on an unprecedented scale.

  • Happy 25th birthday, CNBC! Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    CNBC turns 25 on Thursday, April 17, 2014. A look back: From the early days in 1989 to the present.

  • Two media stocks due for 20-percent pops: Analyst Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Nomura Analyst Anthony DiClemente tells CNBC what's working in the media sector, providing his take on names like Discovery and Fox.

  • Early movers: TIF, DRI, BA, NKE, SYMC, TWC & more Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Will forthcoming earnings and events confirm that the economy is, indeed, growing as the jobs report suggests?

  • Treasurys rally after 30-year auction, weak US data Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    Treasurys rose after two days of losses as softer-than expected US data rekindled the view that the Fed could pause in reducing its asset buying.