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The Supreme Court delivered a major setback to online TV startup Aereo. How will consumers fare following the ruling?
After retreating from highs in early March, shorts sellers in the S&P 500 have returned over the last eight weeks.
NEW YORK, June 17- While the New York Times Co has shrunk by more than half in the past eight years, the compensation of the top three executives at the company has held steady.
May 14- Gannett Co said on Wednesday it will buy six television stations in Texas for $215 million, another move by the company to bulk up its local TV station holdings. Last year, Gannett acquired Belo Corp TV stations for $1.5 billion, nearly doubling its TV stations.
Gannett, the parent company of USA Today, is one of the five newspaper publishers that back Classified Ventures, the entity that owns Cars.com. Cars.com helps people buy and sell cars on the Internet. Gannett has a 27 percent stake in Classified Ventures.
This media company has "Warren Buffett's kind of community newspapers," said Smead Capital Management's Bill Smead, who also likes an insurer and a biotech company.
The level of media investing activity is forging the underpinnings of "game-changing" developments for the industry, according to the Pew Research Center's State of the News Media 2014 report, which cited funding from entrepreneurs like Amazon's Jeff Bezos and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
Media General said it would buy LIN Media for $1.6 billion to create a broadcaster reaching nearly a quarter of U.S. households with a television.
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.
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:
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.