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June 1- Time Warner Cable Inc said Chief Financial Officer Arthur Minson would step down effective immediately, less than a week after Charter Communications Inc agreed to buy the company for $56 billion. Chief Accounting Officer William Osbourn Jr and Treasurer Matthew Siegel will be acting co-CFOs. Minson will join privately held WeWork as president and...
Even though the latest GDP report showed a contraction in the economy, the Fed may have to raise rates, analysts says.
Dealmaking in the U.S. has made its strongest start to a year since Reuters records began in 1980, climbing 52 percent year on year.
Jim Cramer’s got the top pick for protection services in today’s digital world in the "Mad Money" recap.
Jim Cramer sees nothing but merger mania right now! But is this just market froth, or is the bull just starting to run in your portfolio?
A combined Charter/Time Warner Cable would be close to Comcast's size in customers, but much larger in territory.
NEW YORK, May 27- Charter Communications Inc executives are exploring whether to launch an online video service as part of its combination with larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc, in what would be an unprecedented move in the cable industry. Internet and cable company after Comcast Corp. Charter's top shareholder John Malone, a cable industry pioneer, is on...
Former Federal Communications Commission Chair Julius Genachowski said on Wednesday that the agency's job is to ensure certainty in the market.
Ralph Nader is at it again. No, not running for president, but rather slamming Liberty Media CEO John Malone.
Nearly 60 companies in the S&P 1500 have received M&A offers over the last 12 months, the most since 2007.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why so many market correction calls could be troublesome.
PARIS, May 27- Patrick Drahi, the billionaire owner of European telecoms group Altice, said he didn't bid for Time Warner Cable because his company lacked management resources to digest such a big deal in a market it had only recently entered. "I didn't follow up on the exchanges we had on Time Warner Cable that were mentioned in the media because we were not ready,"...
Alan Haft, partner at Kelly-Haft Financial, says Charter Communications' plan to acquire Time Warner Cable is centered around the fact that consolidation is essential for the survival of the cable market.
Porter Bibb, media analyst & managing partner at Media Tech Capital Partners, explains why Charter Communications' plan to acquire Time Warner Cable will face less opposition from U.S. antitrust regulators.
Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable. Ralph Nader, consumer advocate, discusses what customers really want, and what the FCC should have done.
*Time Warner Cable's shares up 7.1 pct, Charter up 2.7 pct. May 26- Charter Communications Inc's $56 billion bid to remake the U.S. cable television industry by acquiring larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc will try to skirt the regulatory obstacles that helped sink Comcast Corp's earlier bid for Time Warner Cable. The transaction faces a close review from the...
U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower as investors eyed renewed strength in the dollar and data that could strengthen the case for a rate hike.
May 26- The S&P 500 was on track for its biggest percentage drop since March on Tuesday as some upbeat economic data fueled expectations that a Federal Reserve rate hike could come sooner rather than later. Transportation stocks also dropped, with the Dow Jones transportation average falling 1.6 percent to 8346.82 and hitting its lowest level since Oct. 23.
Charter Communications' acquisition of TWC, Bright House Networks may be about upping broadband services, given digital viewership trends.
Charter Communications' plan to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks could slow price hikes and improve service.