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Product placement really is everywhere. If you tune into the YouTube drama "Lonelygirl 15" you'll find one of the teen stars chowing down on Ice Breakers Sours Gum. There's even a close-up on the box. And it's a smart way for the Internet soap to boost its revenues, even better than adding an ad to the end of each clip, as the advertisers are guaranteed that the viewer is watching.
Sirius Satellite Radio is teaming up with Chrysler to bring digital TV to the back seat of your car. CNBC’s Trish Regan reported live in New York City's Times Square Thursday morning for the first unveiling of the product.
Hi folks. Here a look at the latest stock performance. Quick turnarounds seem to be paying off for several stocks, but obviously, not all. Downgrades and business news (see Beazer Homes below) certainly affect what's happening. Note the "replacements" at the S&P in the first paragraph. Okay, here are the stats with some notes on why the stocks are where they are.
Cramer answers questions about the Sirius-XM Satellite Radio merger, Take-Two Interactive and underwriters' options.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Hey folks. Here's our update on stock performance--as of the close on Tuesday, 3/27. Most of the names are familiar but there are some new ones (GME) that are having an impact. Fremont General may have run its course as it falls out of the most widely held stocks. News seems to have an impact so you might want to keep an eye on earnings, upgrades and business news. FYI: contest registrations to date: 459,968.
Okay folks, here's a look at the stocks that you are trading and the ones that are paying off--and the one's that aren't. The info is from Thursday's close. Some of the "usual suspects" are still on the lists but COMS seems to be a new player in the most active. PALM is one of the most active, but as you can see--not paying off that well. ARXT is making investors happy. Widely helds are pretty much what they have been lately. And FYI: Contest registrations to date: 415,962.
Here's a look at what stocks were active, good and bad, on Wednesday's close. FMT remains popular with contestants--with apparent good reason, as you can see on the return percentage listings. The subprime "crisis" real or not-may be effecting buys. CMGI, REV and SIRI remain among the most active and widely held. Registered contests: 394,948.
We've got some of the latest contest statistics on most active, widely held, etc. So, without any further introduction, here they are. The numbers are as of Tuesday, March 20, 2007.
Satellite radio customers will get the option to pay a lower price for just the channels they want if the industry's two big providers are allowed to merge, Sirius Satellite Radio said in a securities filing of its bid to buy XM Satellite Radio Holdings
If you’re a deep fried fan, you’ve likely tried a deep fried twinkie or a deep fried Snickers bar, but I got one up on you. This morning, at 8:50 a.m., I tried the newest concession item -- a deep fried White Castle cheeseburger. It’s the latest from the geniuses at the Independent League’s Gateway Grizzlies..
The booyah-free zone returns, and three callers get a quick dose of Cramer.
Here's update info as reported by CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Dylan Ratigan on "Power Lunch." Actor James Cromwell is the celebrity playing for PL. And the production staff is a bit happier--well sort of. James is in 5th place and also continues to dig himself out of sub-million territory.
Here's some analysis of the 293 transactions that have been executed in the top 25 portfolios on the leaderboard after the close on Wednesday--3/14. As you can see, it shows that the largest percentage of transactions (buys/sells) is happening within retail followed by financial services and then technology.
The price of satellite radio offered by a merged Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio would be less than subscribing separately to both services, Sirius' chief executive Mel Karmazin said on Wednesday.
This afternoon-- Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin will be on Capitol Hill pushing for a merger with rival XM. Should the government approve the proposed merger between Sirius and XM or would it kill any competition? Skeptics say it is unlikely to benefit consumers or investors but the biggest obstacle will be antitrust regulations.
XM, which has never reported a profit, said it lost $263.1 million, or 90 cents a share, after paying preferred dividends in the final three months of 2006, versus a loss of $270.4 million, or $1.22 per share, a year ago.
A $45 billion megawatt merger could light up at least a few stocks this week. The guarded stock market will otherwise focus on rising oil prices, housing numbers, a batch of economic data, Fed speakers, and the drama surrounding Iran. The oracle of Omaha will issue his latest words of wisdom after the bell Thursday and a few big earnings will make news. Of course, everyone will be watching the Oscars.
As far as Cramer is concerned, the Sirius-XM Satellite Radio proposed deal is just the first of many coming over the next two years as corporations race to beat a potential Democratic White House in 2008. But which companies are in the best poised to profit?
The NFL Scouting Combine starts tomorrow in Indianapolis, so we thought it would be appropriate to talk to Michael Callans, president of Wonderlic Consulting. As many of you know, the Wonderlic test is the subject of much debate. Do teams really learn anything by giving their players aptitude tests?
Satellite radio rivals XM and Sirius hope their bold merger plan doesn't fall on deaf ears in Washington, but there may be plenty of static from federal regulators.