Discovery plans to rebrand its Hub Network—the kids channel it co-owns with Hasbro—as Discovery Family, in an attempt broaden its ad prospects.» Read More
More businesses have come up with creative ways to use the Internet to sell products that have not traditionally been sold by subscription.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
How many times can you watch Toy Story 3 in the next two days? Hopefully many, since it will be your last chance to watch it and about 1,000 other movies and TV shows on Netflix.
Gamestop short-interest reached nearly 38 percent of its float, putting the retailer of video game products at the top of the most shorted stocks in the S&P 500 index.
Stocks abruptly turned mixed in the final seconds of trading Monday, with the Dow ending in negative territory, while the S&P 500 still managed to log its best close since June 2008. Still, the Dow and the S&P 500 are both on track to posting their best February since 1998.
There are lots of ways to measure the health of the economy—consumer spending, sentiment, productivity, home sales. And now - teeth.
Sony's PS Vita is the "ultimate portable gaming device" that will provide music, video, Internet access and, oh yes, 25 game titles to billions of gamers, Sony Consumer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton told CNBC Wednesday.
On the heels of Comcast’s announcement that it will launch a video-streaming service, one analyst thinks Netflix could face a “difficult future” from additional rivals unless it scales back its spending.
Stocks finished narrowly mixed in choppy trading Tuesday, pressured by steep oil prices and as investors were quick to book profits following a deal announcement in Greece. The Dow briefly broke through the key 13,000 level for the first time since May 2008, but failed to close above the mark.
Comcast’s plans to launch a video-streaming service could spell trouble for Netflix stock, the “Fast Money” pros said Monday.
CNBC parent company Comcast is launching a competitor to Netflix, with the Fast Money team.
A number of hedge funds reported their holdings as of the end of the fourth quarter in 13F filings last week. Some stocks became battlefields as management judgment and oversight of accounting requirements came into question. TheStreet.com details some of these battleground stocks.
Coinstar, the self-service retail business behind Coinstar change machines and Redbox movie-rental kiosks, is preparing for the decline of movie rentals by serving up new self-service options — coffee and electronics.
Every quarter hedge funds and large investors file their holdings with the SEC, revealing value picks, cyclical bets, growth opportunities and activist pushes. TheStreet.com details five stocks that hedge funds flocked to.
If you have a 5-10 year time horizon, famed value investor Whitney Tilson reveals a slew of names that he says belong in your portfolio.
Michael Pacter, analyst at Webush Securities, explains why he thinks it's "over" for Netflix.
Barry Rosenstein, founder of Jana Partners, is best known as an activist investor. The hedge fund manager made intriguing moves in the fourth quarter, buying more shares of Apple and making an outsized bet on Marathon Petroleum.
In the old days, you listened to music on your iPod while exercising. During an idle moment at the office you might use Google on your Microsoft Windows PC to search for the latest celebrity implosion.
In order to compete, tech companies are launching ‘coordinated’ gadgets that service multiple consumption habits, be it listening to music, watching movies, or making phone calls, the New York Times reports.
Hedge funds, coming off their second-worst year in two decades, are on the rebound this year, but they’re still trailing the broader market. Here are some of their top stock picks.