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  • Why the Head of Oprah's OWN was Fired Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:09 PM ET
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    The Oprah Winfrey Network is only four months old — but apparently that's old enough for co-owners Discovery Communication and Oprah Winfrey to know that its management isn't working.

  • CEO Pay Exceeds Pre-Recession Level Friday, 6 May 2011 | 9:26 AM ET

    CEOs at the nation's largest companies were paid better last year than they were in 2007, when the economy was booming, the stock market set a record high and unemployment was roughly half what it is today.

  • Advertising Drives Strong Media Results Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 1:43 PM ET

    The volume of ads marketers are buying has increased, and the amount they're spending on each ad is higher as well. This strength in the first quarter bodes well for the Upfront ad sales period, when networks look to sell a big chunk of their ad inventory for the coming year.

  • Bulls Betting on This Media Company's Earnings Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 1:54 PM ET

    Bullish traders are snapping up calls in Discovery Communications ahead of the media company's earnings report next week.

  • When Did The Learning Channel Become The Leering Channel? Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 10:14 AM ET
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    Remember when The Learning Channel was about...learning? You could discover medical wonders, home improvement solutions, "Captain's Log with Captain Mark Gray." However, the network, owned by Discovery Communications spacer, eventually shortened its name to TLC, a sign The Learning Channel learned that learning is boring. Leering is better.

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    The battle for your home entertainment dollars is heating up. Now cable and satellite TV companies are moving forward with plans to give consumers even more control over how and when they access entertainment as they look to keep subscribers from "cutting the cord."

  • Leon Cooperman: 17 Stocks I Like Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 3:51 PM ET

    Stocks are cheap, investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC Wednesday, and he offered a list of 17 stocks he likes to underscore the point.

  • A 3D TV Tipping Point? Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 12:22 AM ET
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    The 3D TV market just got a little more exciting. On Sunday, '3net' launched in 18 million homes from Discovery, Sony and Imax. And on Monday, as a Valentine’s gift to sports fans, ESPN launched on DirecTV, Comcast and Time Warner Cable. This brings the total number of 3D networks to three, including DirecTV's 'N3d' channel, launched last year in partnership with Panasonic.

  • Inside Cramer's Game Plan for Next Week Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 6:36 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host reveals which earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.

  • Stocks to Watch: CareFusion, ResMed and More ... Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
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  • Lightning Round: Teva Pharma, Equinix, Verizon and More Thursday, 20 Jan 2011 | 6:51 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • 11 Stocks Poised for Gains in 2011 and Beyond Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 5:23 PM ET
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    In an uncertain economic environment, your best investment opportunities are in the stocks of solid companies with proven business models, strong balance sheets and steady profits.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday November 17th Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 6:19 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Hasbro Betting Apple Users Want 3D on the Go Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 4:19 PM ET

    The nation's second-largest toy maker is set to unveil to investors on Tuesday a handheld device called My3D that attaches to iPods and iPhones.

  • Stocks End Week at 2010 Closing Highs Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 6:01 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the last few minutes of the session to end higher capping a stellar week for the markets marked by Republican gains in Congress, the Fed's decision to pump more money into the economy, and a surprising strong jobs report.  Alcoa and JPMorgan rose.

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    After getting two earnings reports in the media space in the last day, while it’s not clear there were not any significant worries uncovered, neither of the companies in question is having a good day in the stock market.

  • Advertising Market "Strong": Discovery CEO Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 11:59 AM ET

    Despite high unemployment and tepid economic growth, the advertising market remains strong, David Zaslav, president & CEO of Discovery Communications told CNBC on Friday.

  • Hasbro and Discovery launch HUB Friday, 8 Oct 2010 | 3:38 PM ET
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    It's the latest in the race to make the most of cable real estate: on Sunday "HUB" launches in 60 million homes, replacing "Discovery Kids."

  • S&P Stocks Trading at New 52-Week Highs Thursday, 30 Sep 2010 | 1:49 PM ET

    In today's trading session, 50 stocks in the S&P 500 reached a new 52-week high. Here is a look at those companies.

  • Stocks to Watch: Kraft, Dolby Labs and More ... Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 11:01 AM ET
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