March 21- Media General Inc said it would buy LIN Media LLC for $1.6 billion to create a broadcaster reaching nearly a quarter of U.S. households with a television. Media General Chairman Stewart Bryan said the deal would create the second-largest pure-play U.S.
March 20- Sinclair Broadcast Group proposed on Thursday to sell some Allbritton TV stations it agreed to acquire in a deal last July to meet requirements of broadcasting regulators about companies sharing advertising and sales staff across competing stations.
NEW YORK, March 18- Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
In his book "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's "Mad Money" host explains how spotting long-term megatrends can help investors surf the wave of profitability.
A look at Tuesday's midday movers:
Feb 4- Gannett Co, which owns the largest newspaper chain in the United States, reported lower quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday but said its television revenues were expected to jump 100 percent this quarter following its acquisition of Belo.
Feb 4- Gannett Co reported lower quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday as advertising at its newspapers and broadcast television stations fell. Gannett rolled out a digital pay model last year that helped boost subscription revenue. During the 2012 fourth quarter, Gannett benefited from a windfall in political advertising.
Weak U.S. manufacturing data sent stocks into a tailspin and signaled to some that the correction in stocks could be deeper than expected.
In his new book, "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's Mad Money host Jim Cramer tells how to find value stocks in hot industry, tech and service sectors.
Talking Squawk, the "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights and sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
Bill Smead, CEO & CIO of Smead Capital Management gives CNBC's Cash Flow his stock picks and tells us why he thinks the U.S. markets are due for a correction.
Stocks finished narrowly mixed in lackluster trading Monday, after the S&P 500 hit another record high and as investors were reluctant to make big bets ahead of the September government jobs report.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a narrowly lower open on Monday.
It was a "Who's Who" of guests on "Squawk Box"—everybody from Buffett to Bowles, Tepper to Cooperman, and McCain to Corker. "Talking Squawk," the official show blog, covers them all.
Bill Smead, CEO & CIO at Smead Capital Management discusses his stock picks and tells CNBC why he's feeling particularly optimistic about the U.S. economy.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply reduced its holdings of Kraft Foods and Mondelez during the second quarter.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
Stocks squeezed out small gains in lackluster trading Monday, with the S&P 500 closing at a new high, but a batch of mixed earnings reports and weaker-than-expected existing home sales kept a damper on gains.