Economists are closely watching whether retailers can entice shoppers to spend during what retailers consider the biggest shopping weekend of the year, the NYT reports.» Read More
Guess who is complaining that condominiums in Donald Trump’s latest big project are ridiculously overpriced. According to the New York Times, Donald Trump is.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Hewlett-Packard popped while JP Morgan and the New York Times dropped.
The Times Co. is parent of the "paper of record" as well as the Boston and some other papers is controlled by the Ochs-Sulzberger family. And it's been a rough stretch -- the company's print ad revenue dropped 14 percent in the first half of the year...
Government data is expected to show that the number of newly laid-off people filing jobless benefit claims dipped slightly last week but remains at elevated levels due to the sluggish economy.
Earlier this week, we wrote about the highest yielding stocks on the Dow. The S&P 500 also has some nice yielding stocks. If you are worried about the financials being able to continue to pay thier big dividends (with Freddie Mac's big slide, its yield is now over 20%!), there are nearly 40 stocks on the S&P that are currently yielding 5% or more. Here's a breakdown.
Gannett plans to eliminate 1,000 positions from its local newspapers around the U.S. because of declining advertising and circulation revenue, and may cut more if those conditions persist.
In Tuesday’s Web Extra the traders talk about trading obsolescence. Find out how they suggest playing newspapers and DVDs.
Search engine giant Google has taken small steps toward creating and distributing its own cntent, and media companies worry it might become a competitor, the New York Times reports.
As of this morning, 256 (just over 50%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
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Newspapers are breaking records -- and it's not a good thing. A double-digit drop in newspaper ad revenue, the third consecutive year of declines, and record margin contraction makes this the industry's worst year ever. The newspaper industry's ad revenue is down 12 percent this year, on top of last year's already dismal 8 percent drop.
There's no question the newspaper business is in trouble. The question IS: Can Sam Zell, chairman of the Tribune Company, build a profitable business in an industry that's in decline?
David Einhorn, hedge fund manager of Greenlight Capital, has been making waves in the media spotlight recently by eagerly sharing his thoughts on the financial trouble facing Lehman Brothers.
You can't pick your family, but you can pick your stocks. When you’re buying along bloodlines how can you separate the black sheep from the family jewels?
The newspaper industry's twice-yearly circulation report has arrived, and it is not a pretty picture overall. There was expectation that total circulation could drop 2.5 percent, and perhaps as much as 3.5 percent.
Media companies, like the New York Times Company and News Corp, are facing a new set of challenges, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes an in-depth look.
Today the New York Times Company held its annual shareholder meeting. With shareholders concerned about the company's earnings miss, company chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. tried to convince shareholders that the company is becoming as sleek and modern as the wood, steel, glass and tangerine-colored walls they'd passed through to hear his remarks...
As of this morning, 143 (just under 30%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Existing home sales data and major earnings from McDonald's, AT&T, and Dupont, among others, will play a key role in driving stocks after Monday's slow drift in the market.
M&A action might be fairly quiet right now but speculation about the next takeover target remains as strong as ever. So, what’s fact and what’s fiction?