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  • Stocks Open Higher; WaMu, UBS Jump Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Monday, led by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.

  • 'Leatherheads' Drops the Ball at the Box Office Sunday, 6 Apr 2008 | 7:04 PM ET
    Director John Moore, actor Bruce Willis and actor Jai Courtney attend the dedication and unveiling of a new soundstage mural celebrating 25 years of 'Die Hard' at Fox Studio Lot.

    George Clooney's "Leatherheads" failed to make a touchdown at the weekend box office,  losing the top spot to reigning champ "21." The estimated score: Leatherheads--$13.5 million,  21--$15.1 million.

  • The Week:  Reform, Rally, Rebuke...and Joblessness Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | 9:15 AM ET

    The first quarter stumbled to a close, the second quarter began with the eighth-biggest daily point gain ever for the Dow Jones Industrials -- and that was just part of a busy week for stocks, traders, analysts and investors.

  • Week Ahead: Watchful and Wary Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 6:13 PM ET

    There's a watchfulness in the stock market that's likely to translate into tentative and choppy trading as the corporate earnings season gets underway.

  • Meet John McCain, Centrist Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 5:18 PM ET

    Watch what politicians do, not what they say: John McCain has been trying to reassure his base that he's an economic conservative. But here's McCain, on MSNBC's Morning Joe today, embracing the new Senate housing bill include federal money for new housing tax credits and state housing bonds.

  • NBC's New TV Strategy: Prime Time, All The Time Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 12:47 PM ET
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    In a departure from decades-old network TV standards, NBC is unveiling its first-ever 52-week program schedule. Calling this afternoon's presentation an "Infront" presentation, it leads up to the network "Upfront" presentations in May, when the TV networks traditionally present their fall schedule.

  • NBC Seeks Buzz With Early Release of Fall Line-Up Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 2:25 PM ET

    When NBC Universal presents next season's television schedule Wednesday, it will do so six weeks ahead of the other major U.S. networks, providing its new prime-time shows with an added shot of publicity and buzz.

  • A Delaware court ruled in favor of InterActive Corp CEO Barry Diller in his legal dispute with Liberty Media's John Malone in a battle over who could control InterActive Corp's future. This means that Diller can go ahead with his plan to spin off four stand-alone companies:

  • Subprime Mess Could Hit CEO Wallets This Proxy Season Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 1:12 PM ET

    At annual meetings across the country shareholders are making the yearly pilgrimage to have their voices heard,  and votes counted,  at the companies they own.  In some cases, those shareholders have a hand in changing the way the firm does business.

  • American Express to Buy GE Unit for $1.1 Billion Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 8:45 AM ET

    American Express said it agreed to acquire Corporate Payment Services, a commercial credit card and corporate purchasing business, from General Electric's GE Money unit for $1.1 billion in cash.

  • Santander Sells Interbanca to GE in Asset Swap Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 7:27 AM ET

    Spain's Santander said on Thursday it was selling Italian corporate banking arm Interbanca to General Electric in exchange for consumer finance units in a deal worth 1 billion euros ($1.7 billion).

  • USA and SciFi Chief to Lead NBC Cable Entertainment Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | 9:27 AM ET

    NBC Universal signed one of its top cable network executives, Bonnie Hammer, to a new contract Monday while also expanding her duties to include control over the development of all entertainment programming for cable channels.

  • Is the Credit Crunch Over? Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 7:07 PM ET

    If GE’s credit and other businesses are any indication, we’re close.

  • Financials Lead Rally; Dow Gains 3.4% on Week Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher Thursday, boosted by a late-breaking Federal Reserve announcement, a better-than-expected regional manufacturing report and an upbeat analyst note on financials. Oil prices were back above $100 a barrel.

  • Cable Companies Making News And Making Deals? Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    I met up with several Wall Street analysts last night and everyone was talking about cable properties being on fire. Everyone taking a close look at the cable entities driving the media giants--like ESPN--and the ones now on the auction block.

  • With the Fed's Help, Market May Be Nearing a Bottom Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 2:50 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Tuesday's explosive stock rally, fueled by the Fed's latest efforts to stem the credit crisis, is convincing more on Wall Street that the market may finally be nearing a bottom.

  • Apple: Will It Finally Have Unlimited Music For Users? Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    Apple is reportedly in talks with music industry giants to strike a deal to offer unlimited music to its customers which would be a dramatic shift from its business model of selling individual songs and albums.

  • Is It Sell In The Rally Time? Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 1:02 PM ET

    It’s the time of the day for the shorts to press their case. Remember, sell the rally is the only consistent trading methodology that has worked in the past six months. It’s natural we should see some pressure today.

  • Salt could shake up world energy supply Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 12:57 PM ET

    Salt power  is a tantalizing, if  still distant, alternative energy prospect as high oil prices make  more exotic alternatives  look more economical.

  • Music Makers: The New Scene For a New Age Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    The traditional music biz is over as CD sales dropped about 20 percent from 2006 and 2007. And revenues from that physical music business are likely to comprise just 20 percent of an up and coming band's revenue stream.