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    I've blogged extensively about how the industry-wide decline in advertising is hitting TV networks. Now we're in November sweeps and the networks are developing scripts for next year and we're starting to see TV networks find ways to cut back.

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    Immelt's interest in expanding GE's media stake comes as the company may have such an opportunity. Vivendi, which owns 20 percent of NBC Universal is nearing its annual window, which starts November 15, to exercise an option that would force GE to buy back that 20 percent stake.

  • Among the nations largest companies at least 5 CEOs are currently buying their own stock. What do they know that you don’t?

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.

  • For the week, the Dow tumbled about 5%, followed by the S&P 500 down over 6%, while the NASDAQ got hit the hardest, declining nearly 8%.

  • Eckhart's Peter Costa has three long-term stock picks, giants in their sectors — banking, industrials, and conglomerates — that all begin with G.

  • Stocks enjoyed a late-day rally Thursday after the S&P 500 broke through its Oct. 10 low — but the euphoria abruptly ended amid talk of a $14 trillion consumer debt pile, and layoff talk from Sun Microsystems and Dow Chemical. CNBC's expert guests offered their views on what's coming next.

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    The Dow staged a monster rally on Thursday, as bargain hunters rushed back into the market to scoop up beaten-down shares.

  • Stocks closed sharply higher as bargain hunters rushed back into the market to scoop up beaten-down shares.

  • New jobless claims hit a 7-year high Thursday; and even strong companies look weaker in the future. But some strategists see hopeful market signs amid the chaos. CNBC canvassed economic and financial experts for their insights.

  • As the market turmoil continues, companies that once sat at the top of the S&P 500 find themselves falling further and further down the list.

  • Options traders seem to think General Electric is in for some turbulent times, according to one options analyst.

  • Remember that huge congressional swing-out two months ago over the Treasury’s request for $700 billion to purchase at auction a bunch of toxic assets that no one wanted to buy?

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    Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway have closed at a two-year low.  The Class A stock fell 3.2 percent to finish the day (Wednesday) at $103,333 each. It's the lowest closing price since October 27, 2006.  CNBC's David Faber has been hearing that some investors are shorting the stock in the wake of Berkshire's earnings report.

  • GE Capital said it received approval for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's temporary liquidity guarantee program under which the government guarantees certain banking debt.

  • The NASDAQ broke the old closing low of 1505.90. We did not break the old closing low of 848.92 on the S&P set on October 27th, but we are very close. Let's not quibble.

  • Investors should look to short-term bonds in General Electric, Royal Bank of Scotland and Daimler, Louis Gargour, chief investment officer from LNG Capital, told CNBC.

  • Hulu is the seventh largest site when it comes to total video streams, but unlike YouTube, Hulu is focused exclusively on professionally created TV shows and movies and distributing them to consumers with the ease and accessibility of channel surfing on your TV.

  • YouTube has been working to define itself not just as a destination for home videos, but also the go-to site for professionally-created TV shows and movies.

  • Stocks popped like a champagne cork Tuesday as Wall Street breathed a gigantic sigh of relief that the presidential election — and the uncertainty that comes with it — is almost over.