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Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Tuesday:
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been busy buying stocks, including a new stake in General Motors. It's just-released 13-F filing with the SEC shows two new stocks were added to its portfolio during the first quarter of the year, and stakes were increased for another 13 companies.
TiVo has been working its way higher since August, and one investor is looking for a rally this year.
Stocks recovered more than half their losses, but still closed in negative territory Tuesday as political uncertainty in Greece kept investors on edge.
On Monday, Warren Buffett said he would add to two of his long-term holdings, but did not share the companies’ names. In response, one author listed five companies that investors could purchase to benefit from the Oracle of Omaha’s own investing prowess.
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.
Track companies making headlines after-the-bell Thursday:
DirecTV’s battle with Tribune isn’t just another conflict over retransmission fees. It’s turned into an indictment of the Tribune company’s management in bankruptcy, and what DirecTV spacer calls “another case of runaway Wall Street Greed."
Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers:
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:
Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC.com publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 index trading at the greatest premiums or discounts to their analysts’ consensus target prices. Here they are.
In his annual investor letter Warren Buffett expressed his disinterest in gold, but also sang the praises of other investments he considers “productive assets,” of which he lumped companies, real estate, and farms. With the release of his most recent 13F filing, it is apparent that Buffett has been putting his words into practice.
Stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Thursday's trading session.
Nielsen has compiled the top programs with product placement, and the following is a list ranked by number of product placement occurrences in 2011.
For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.
Reports that Verizon is working on a web TV service sent Verizon shares higher and Netflix shares lower. The media has been focused on how this would impact Netflix, but the cable and satellite TV giants should also be in the spotlight.
Consumers just got yet another option for entertaining their kids with Disney movies. Disney just agreed to rent its movies on YouTube -- it will offer hundreds of films from Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks Studios on YouTube starting today for between $1.99 and $3.99. The studio controls pricing and will receive the majority of revenue.
It's 13F season. Find out which moves the pros find most noteworthy!
We already knew, thanks to this morning's CNBC interview, that Warren Buffett has been busy buying IBM shares this year. Now that Berkshire's 13-F third quarter filing is public, we know that new portfolio manager Todd Combs has also been doing some buying, although not at the same scale.
Stock buybacks can be seen as a sign of confidence or the need to juice the stock. Either way, do they work? Here's a look at recent buybacks — by the numbers.