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Stocks Discovery Communications Inc

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    Losses at its new Oprah Winfrey Network may have overshadowed Discovery’s earnings, but one analyst says the company as a whole had “phenomenal” growth.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Tuesday as investors continued to fret over the euro zone following elections in France and Greece over the weekend.

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers:

  • Recession, Dodd-Frank rules, and criticism from their own shareholders may have slowed the growth of corporate pay in recent years, but according to initial reports on 2011 compensation, America's chief executives are hardly going wanting. The ten highest-paid CEOs were paid an average of nearly $90 million dollars, when all of an executive’s compensation is considered. The compensation figures listed represent total calculated compensation (TCC), which includes salary, bonuses, estimated stock

    The 10 highest-paid CEOs were paid an average of nearly $90 million dollars, when all of an executive’s compensation is considered. So, who were the highest paid CEOs of the year?

  • Stocks accelerated their losses in the final minutes of trading to close sharply in the red for the fourth-straight session Monday after last week's disappointing jobs report raised concerns over the strength of the economy. Stocks had modestly clawed back from their lows throughout the afternoon after tumbling heavily at the open.

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    Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    In separate research notes on Friday, Lazard Capital Markets turned more bullish on two media companies when it upgraded Discovery Communications and Disney to “buy” ratings.

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    Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:

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    The ratings are finally in for “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the media queen’s new show on OWN and the Sunday night premiere drew 1.1 million viewers.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.

  • We're headed into a slew of earnings this week from media giants—on both the content and distribution side. Whether we're talking about content creators like News Corp and Time Warner or kings of distribution like Comcast and Time Warner Cable, there are a couple key themes that will impact the whole industry. Here's what to watch as earnings reports roll out this week and next.

  • Velocity

    When Discovery Communications set out to reformat HD Theater, the nine-year-old home of high-definition documentaries, its executives assessed the crowded cable programming landscape and asked what was missing — where there was “white space,” as one later put it. The New York Times reports.

  • Amid weak economic data and advertising sales, media companies are looking for additional sources of revenue to supplement lagging advertising sales. Because CBS relies heavily on advertising revenue, its stock may have hit its peak, one analyst said—but another analyst is still long on the media giant.

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    On day one, the jets landed, and the moguls descended upon the tiny resort town of Sun Valley for Allen & Company’s annual boondoggle.

  • After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Thursday, Leon Cooperman, billionaire chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, continued the discussion off-air with David Faber about the stocks he's bullish on even in the shaky economy.

  • Oprah Winfrey

    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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