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.
Gannett reported higher broadcast and digital revenue on Monday, but it could not push total revenue higher because of declines in newspaper advertising.
After a two-week hiatus for summer break, Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, is back (lucky you) with all the tidbits, insights and sarcasm you expect.
Washington might evoke only images of government offices and monuments, but it is also a business hot spot.
Hedge fund titan Leon Cooperman came up with 10 ideas last year and all of the stocks have delivered returns. Will anybody at this year's Delivering Alpha conference match his record?
Check out last year's top 10 picks from Omega Advisors founder Leon Cooperman and guess what you find? A 31 percent return.
Total U.S. spending on ads was virtually flat in the first quarter of 2013, with a 0.1 percent year-on-year decline, while the outlook remains subdued, according to a study from Kantar Media.
Cramer gives three reasons why companies should consider mergers and acquisitions.
Stocks rallied to close near session highs Thursday, with major averages wiping out the previous session's losses, lifted by a pair of better-than-expected economic data and as investors shrugged off another steep selloff in the Japanese market.
Media giant Gannett announced on Thursday that it was merging with television station Belo, in a $1.5 billion deal that would expands Gannett's reach into broadcast.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
USA Today boldly proclaims a "solid" bull run in the stock market ... and that has some contrary indicator watchers thinking it's time to start selling.
The earnings train is about to leave the station, with reports due Tuesday from three Dow components, some transportation names and Apple.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
The "Talking Squawk" blog is meant to be a funny, sarcastic look at business news through the unique "Squawk Box" lens. But it was difficult to think about anything from that viewpoint this week.
After months of speculation, the New York Times Company has announced it's looking to sell the Boston Globe and all properties that comprise the New England Media Group.
Stocks kicked off the week with sharp losses, with all three major averages posting their worst one-day performance this year, amid renewed worries over Europe and as investors took a breather after the Dow topped 14,000 for the first time since October 2007 last week.