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Oct 30- Chipmaker Intel Corp is having second thoughts about getting into the television business and is in talks with Verizon Communications Inc to take over its Internet TV initiative, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
*Comcast beats Street on EPS by four cents. Oct 30- A top Comcast Corp executive said on Wednesday that the company is in talks to license its latest technology, called X1, to other cable operators, which would help the industry better compete with telecom and satellite rivals.
Chipmaker Intel is having second thoughts about its nascent TV service and is in talks with Verizon to take over the business, according to a report.
While discussions were in the advanced stages, it was still unclear if Verizon plans to take full control of Intel's media unit or Intel would maintain a stake in the unit, the report said. Representatives from Intel and Verizon did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Oct 30- Comcast Corp posted net income that beat analyst estimates on Wednesday as the company generated more cash flow at its cable unit and media arm, NBC Universal, than it had a year ago. Comcast's cable unit, which has the most U.S. subscribers of any cable company with 21.6 million video customers, missed estimates in some key areas.
Cramer says these stocks have definitely come back from the dead.
Stocks were slightly higher Monday, with the S&P 500 pushing to a fresh high, but gains were limited as investors digested a batch of mixed earnings reports and ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting.
AMC Networks said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global, for about $1.04 billion.
*Liberty Global says deal helps to simplify its businesses. Oct 28- AMC Networks Inc said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global Plc, for about $1.04 billion, giving it greater control over the global distribution of its programs.
From Wall Street to Main Street, our traders had you covered in a big week of "Fast Money."
Shares of Tesla Motors Inc have soared more than 410 percent this year as the electric car maker, run by billionaire Elon Musk, beat Wall Street's earnings estimates and forced hedge fund managers who had shorted the stock to buy it to cover their positions.
*Amazon, Microsoft, Zynga rally after results. NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. stock index futures edged up on Friday, holding near record highs, supported by results from companies such as Amazon and Microsoft.
Talking Squawk looks at Kid Rock calling out Madonna on Detroit, Carl Icahn's Apple obsession and some Greenspeak.
Stocks are at record highs and Wall Street is getting feverishly bullish. What could possibly go wrong?
"It's so difficult to trade this because it has yet to crack," Colin Gillis says.
When an investment grows more than five times, it's time to take your chips off the table, billionaire investor Carl Icahn says of his sale of Netflix stock.
Oct 23- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is so convinced he was right to sell some of his Netflix Inc stake that he made a big bet- possibly worth hundreds of millions of dollars- with his son Brett, who disagreed with the decision.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar and semiconductor companies tumbled after they reported earnings, ending the S&P 500' s four-session streak of record high finishes.
Stocks finished lower Wednesday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day streak of record highs, following weakness in global equities and a mixed bag of earnings reports.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of Caterpillar and a group of chipmakers tumbled after they reported earnings, putting the S&P 500 on course to snap a four-session streak of record highs.