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.
I thought I covered every angle of the blimp story yesterday, but I have one follow-up. I never really talked it from DirecTV’s perspective. Below is my interview with Josh Stern, the company’s director of advertising.
When the U.S. Open kicked off this year, I once again noticed the blimp hovering overhead on the television coverage. Except this time, it wasn't a familiar name like Goodyear or Fujifilm. This one had DirecTV branding on it.
How deep is the consumer's funk? Thursday's markets will be watching for clues to that trend when chain stores report their July sales.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
With gas prices through the roof and for sale signs popping up all over the neighborhood, Americans are desperate for a summer escape. Here's how to trade the trend!
This infrastructure play is making big moves into wind power. Get in before Wall Street catches on.
A steady stream of downbeat news seemed to leave the market unmoved for most of the week -- until the bluest of the blue chips, General Electric, posted first-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations by seven cents per share, and lowered its full-year guidance.
David Sowerby's got a way to play a weak dollar and an economic recovery at the same time. He should know: Sowerby is the Loomis Sayles portfolio manager who's just been named Stock Manager of the Year by Lipper.
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.
Stocks declined Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said bank failures are likely as the housing crisis takes its toll, and a pair of economic reports came in weaker than expected.
With a declining dollar and Thursday's weaker-than-expected economic data, the markets can seem a little scary. To ease investors’ fears, CNBC asked the experts where they would put their money.
Schwab portfolio manager Paul Alan Davis and David Sowerby of Loomis Sayles have found some potential shooting stars in technology and health care.
Stocks opened lower open Thursday after reports on GDP and jobless claims.
Liberty Media's acquisition of News Corp's stake in DirecTV Group received antitrust approval on Tuesday, a day after U.S. communications regulators approved the deal.
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.
Investors are weighing a weak jobs report and the threat of bond-insurer downgrades with enthusiasm over Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo. CNBC asked the experts where investors should place their bets to make it through this volatility.
Super Bowl XLII: Beyond football, big-screen TVs, pizza, beer and gambling all come to mind. Are stocks in those areas good for your portfolio? Pick carefully, says Brent Wilsey. The president of Wilsey Asset Management named the stocks that'll be winners -- and that ones that will fumble.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.