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*Cisco falls after results, but tech sector rises. NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, putting the Nasdaq on track for a sixth straight day of gains as investors looked past disappointing data on consumer spending, chalking the weakness up to weather instead of weaker fundamentals.
Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable may be good news for sports fans; less so for budget-conscious subscribers.
Discussing if the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is a good deal for consumers and if it will have any effect on internet giants Netflix and Google, with Stacey Higginbotham, Gigaom senior writer, and Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities senior research analyst.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the merger deal between Time Warner Cable and Comcast is raising some red flags for consumers.
CNBC's David Faber provides insight into the merger between Time Warner Cable and Comcast. CBS' Leslie Moonves looks forward to continuing its relationship with Comcast.
Regulators are likely to zero in on Comcast-Time Warner Cable's commitment to an open Internet, a former FCC chairman told CNBC.
Who are the biggest losers in the Comcast merger? Charter Communications is most obvious, but television companies also face risk.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Comcast's deal to acquire Time Warner Cable will undergo a lengthy regulatory review by both the FCC and the Justice Department.
Leslie Moonves, CBS president & CEO, discusses the power and monetization of his company's content and comments on the stock repurchase moves of CBS.
Everyone was pretty surprised by the huge deal, says Leslie Moonves, CBS president & CEO, discussing the deal for Comcast to acquire Time Warner Cable.
CNBC's David Faber breaks down the deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and explains why it may take up to one year for the merger to get approval from the FCC.
JPMorgan Chase& Co, former top Morgan Stanley banker Paul Taubman and Barclays, which together advised Comcast, would split an estimated $51 million to $68 million in advisory fees if the proposed deal goes through, according to estimates by Freeman& Co LLC.
*Cisco falls after results, outlook. *Comcast to buy Time Warner. NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. stocks were set for a lower open on Thursday, weighed by a disappointing outlook from Cisco Systems and weaker-than-expected data on consumer spending and the labor market.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open ahead of retail sales data and earnings from PepsiCo.
Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said he's confident the deal to acquire Time Warner Cable will be approved.
*Cisco falls after results, outlook. *Comcast to buy Time Warner. NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. stock index futures declined on Thursday, after a disappointing outlook from Cisco Systems and ahead of data on retail sales and the labor market.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Happy Thursday. Despite the inclement nature of things, there's a blizzard of activity in your Morning Six-Pack.
This will give us wider distribution of our products, says Brian Roberts, Chairman & CEO of Comcast, talking with Robert Marcus, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, and CNBC's David Faber about Comcast buying Time Warner Cable.