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Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
The National Cable and Telecom show is all about the convergence of content, distribution and technology, and today I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at NCTA's annual show that addressed all those issues.
While Mark Zuckerberg’s daily wealth gyrations may be new, the phenomena of sudden wealth loss is not. It is now part of the world of wealth, where a growing number of personal fortunes are made and lost in the volatile stock market.
David Zaslav's Discovery Communications is bucking the trend, and proving that content is king. Despite the fact that overall cable ratings are flat and broadcast ratings fell 7 percent last quarter, Discovery grew US ratings 6 percent.
The Facebook gravy train is a long one – and some of the people who will benefit from the initial public offering are ones you might not expect.
Stocks faded in the final hour of trading to close mixed Friday, with major indexes logging a second weekly decline, pressured by news of JPMorgan's trading loss and amid ongoing worries over the euro zone.
Iger led off the earnings call with a heavy emphasis on international growth, China in particular. Iger says China is a "priority" and that the Shanghai resort, which is now under construction, will be very important for international growth.
All of Rupert Murdoch’s scandals and legal woes aren’t hurting the company’s performance.
There’s a new term beginning to make the rounds in financial news … “shareholder spring.”
Stocks finished deeply in negative territory Friday, after the government reported that hiring slowed in April, fueling worries over the strength of the economic recovery. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted their biggest weekly drop this year.
It may be a momo stock, but Whitney Tilson tells us he's still buying Netflix despite the decline.
The already hostile takeover fight for New Frontier Media, the publicly traded owner of nine adult-themed pay-per-view networks, has expanded to include a pair of Hollywood power players – one of whom is also a former video game executive.
The FMHR traders discuss Whitney Tilson's comments on Netflix and April's disappointing jobs report.
Recent violent drops in stocks such as Green Mountain, Chesapeake Energy and Netflix are tempting value investors to go against one of the oldest sayings on Wall Street: “Don’t try to catch a falling knife.”
Television used to be a fairly straightforward, one-way experience. Now technology is becoming more interactive and even making the viewer the remote.
The race is on: Hulu and Netflix broke new ground when they offered consumers streaming content on demand. But now they're facing more competition than ever.
Time Warner isn’t the only company that benefited from digital and advertising increases — CBS is trading higher today after reporting better than EVER—first quarter results. Comcast also reported better-than-expected results, bolstered by positive at results at NBC Universal.
So how do we spot the future—and how might you? The seven rules that follow are not a bad place to start. They are the principles that underlie many of our contemporary innovations. They have played a major part in creating the world we see today. And they’ll be the forces behind the world we’ll be living in tomorrow.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at the read from industrials that suggests we're moving into later cycle categories.
If you get away from any of the spin, and with blinders on just look at the numbers, you can’t help but wonder whether Netflix is headed down the same road as Blackberry maker Research In Motion.