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  • The Other Housing Indicator Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | 9:28 AM ET

    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.

  • Consumers Beating Manufacturers at Their Own Game Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 12:27 PM ET

    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.

  • 10 Large-Caps With Fastest Sales Growth Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 1:37 PM ET

    Investors concerned about a double-dip can shield themselves with large-cap companies that have global reach and ample cash to withstand a slowdown.

  • Sun Valley Media Moguls and Power Players Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | 3:43 PM ET
    The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is the  of media moguls.From television and film to video games and the Internet, industry leaders mark their calendars for this event.  They meet and greet, eat and drink, and most importantly, discuss deals.Disney's acquisition of Cap Cities/ABC, the AOL-Time Warner merger, and Comcast's pending purchase of a controlling stake in NBC Universal from General Electric (CNBC's parent company) all were hatched, encouraged, or negotiated during secret meetin

    The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is the biggest annual gathering of media moguls. See some of this year's Sun Valley power players.

  • Sun Valley, Idaho

    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.

  • June 25: Unusual Volume Leaders Friday, 25 Jun 2010 | 4:17 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Reality TV Show Faces Ultimate Test Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 10:24 AM ET
    Phil Harris

    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.

  • Options Action: Earnings Preview Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 5:54 PM ET

    Can't stand coming attractions? Don't care what's coming up when you've spent ten bucks for Twilight? Well, here's a preview that can help you profit!

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • National Cable Show Kicks Off Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 2:37 PM ET

    The annual Cable Show starts this afternoon in Los Angeles and it could not come at a more momentous time for the industry.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    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.

  • Earnings Roundup: April 30 Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | 8:44 AM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, April 30.

  • Cable Insight from Comcast Earnings Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 4:15 PM ET

    Better subscriber numbers, higher revenue per subscriber, and higher advertising helped Comcast beat Wall Street expectations.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Oprah Winfrey Plans Nighttime Show on Her Network Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 10:07 AM ET

    Daytime superstar Oprah Winfrey will be moving to nighttime to host a show on her new cable channel.

  • S&P Stocks Trading at New 52-Week Highs Thursday, 25 Mar 2010 | 2:19 PM ET

    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 Rise for 2nd Day, Buoyed by Earnings Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 5:29 PM ET

    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 Advance After Deere Earnings Beat Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.

  • Stocks End Lower as Traders Mull Fed Plan Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.

  • Discovery Communications' Earnings Jump Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 11:09 AM ET

    International growth helped Discovery Communications earnings grow 46 percent, in line with expectations, while revenue grew seven percent.