Some say Dish Network might be looked at as a buyer now that Sprint's not acquiring T-Mobile. Discussing the best scenario for Dish, with Jason Bazinet, Citigroup media analyst, and Matthew Harrigan, Wunderlich Securities senior analyst.» Read More
Looking back at 2008 and towards 2009, there's no question that media stocks are facing a perfect storm. It's the nasty coinciding of cyclical and sector challenges — media giants are trying to transition to a new digital future and build new revenue streams, while the economic downturn is sending ad revenue off a cliff. So is there a silver lining to those storm clouds?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of PetroChina and Freeport McMoRan popped while Legg Mason and Google dropped.
Stocks closed lower as investors worried about the global economic downturn and enthusiasm for China's deep-pocketed stimulus plan faded.
Stocks shot out of the gate Monday, boosted by China's massive stimulus plan. Techs sat out the rally, dragged down by Dish Networks after the satellite TV provider's dismal results and Google after Microsoft announced a deal with Sun.
There are three types of companies battling to own the pipeline of content to your TV: the cable giants, satellite TV operators, and most recently Telecom players AT&T and Verizon have been building out their own television options, U-Verse, and FIOS, respectively.
Following are Tuesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Steve Madden and Cablevision popped while Marvel Entertainment and World Wrestling Entertainment dropped.
Following are Monday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dell and Elan popped while Exxon Mobil and Freightcar America dropped.
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You know that crude is making new records, but enough oil talk already. What’s the best energy trade without trading energy?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Golar LNG popped while Campbell’s and Manitowoc dropped.
Verizon Communications and AT&T, the two largest U.S. mobile phone companies, grabbed the lion's share of a $19.12 billion auction of airwaves being vacated by television roadcasters
TiVo announced its earnings Wednesday, showing the results of its new, broader focus-- licensing its technology to cable companies, selling interactive TV ads and results of whether those ads are watched, and pushing forward with movie and music downloads.
Cramer's crusade against the members of Congress holding up this deal continues.
He’s been the merger’s staunchest opponent. Now the Democrat from Texas explains his position to Cramer.
A year from now, the 11 percent of American households that still get their TV over the airwaves will have their screens go black, unless they upgrade. Analog TV will be dead, as of Feb 17, 2009, and we will be living in an all-digital world.
EchoStar Communications infringed a TiVo patent in building digital video recorders and must pay nearly $74 million in damages, a court that specializes in patent cases ruled Thursday.
This past year was a busy one for tech, including Apple's iPhone release; Halo 3; Xbox vs. Wii vs. PlayStation; HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray: Google's new mobile strategy; Intel's surge at AMD's expense; all things wireless; Oracle and Microsoft's blockbuster earnings; Yahoo's CEO shakeup; VMWare's IPO; the ongoing shake-up at Dell; and of course my favorite: Star Wars celebrating its 30th anniversary.
A venture led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has applied to bid in an upcoming U.S. puction of coveted wireless airwaves, according to auction documents released late on Tuesday.
Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.
Stocks closed sharply lower after a brokerage downgrade of Citigroup sparked concerns that there may be more mortgage losses to come, raising doubts about the outlook for the economy.