Disney and Comcast have struck a comprehensive, 10-year distribution deal, covering 70 Disney networks and services including ESPN and ABC.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports cable consumers will be affected after December 31st, when MSG and Time Warner's contract ends. Also, weighing in on whether an 'a la carte' strategy for consumers to order only whichever networks they wanted, with David Joyce, Miller Tabak senior media analyst.
Stocks erased most of their earlier gains to finish near the flatline in thin trading Friday, as investors booked profits ahead of the weekend following a robust rally all week. Still, all three major averages posted an impressive gain of over 7 percent for the week.
Futures held their sharp gains Friday following news employment growth picked up momentum in November while the jobless rate fell to its lowest level in more than two years.
As Time Warner searched for a top executive to run its sprawling magazine unit, it did not look just outside the company. It looked outside the publishing industry, the New York Times reports.
Walt Disney topped analysts' expectations for its quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday as advertising held strong at its ESPN sports channel and other media networks, sending shares higher after the closing bell.
Focusing on companies with earnings growth at a reasonable price, a strong balance sheet and financial condition, and dividends.
Stocks recovered from their afternoon lows to close higher Wednesday after Ben Bernanke said the Fed may look to reinvest in mortgage backed securities to provide additional support to the weak housing market.
Futures were higher Wednesday, following two days of sharp declines, following a pair of better-than-expected jobs news and ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement.
We're headed into a slew of earnings this week from media giants—on both the content and distribution side. Whether we're talking about content creators like News Corp and Time Warner or kings of distribution like Comcast and Time Warner Cable, there are a couple key themes that will impact the whole industry. Here's what to watch as earnings reports roll out this week and next.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Thursday's trading session.
Even though the U.S. stock markets jumped Tuesday as investors eye a Federal Reserve meeting later this week, no one really expects a new round of quantitative easing yet, one strategist said.
Citigroup and Bank of America have both been pummeled equally in the stock market in the past month, but analysts say Citigroup is the better opportunity, according to a report from TheStreet.
Time Warner Cable, one of the nation’s top cable and Internet providers, said on Tuesday that it would subsidize some purchases of a set-top box called Slingbox that allows users to watch their home television programming from anywhere, like a vacation home or a mobile phone.
The pitfalls of live news coverage on display at— where else? — Kim Kardashian's wedding.
Stocks logged their biggest three-day rally since Mar. 2009, fueled by a handful of M&A news and as investors shrugged off some disappointing economic reports. The major indexes wiped out all of last week's losses following S&P's downgrade of U.S.'s credit rating.
As the three major U.S. stock indexes continue to rally following last week's stock roller-coaster ride, mergers and acquisitions will continue despite increased volatility, one analyst said.
A look at some of the biggest M&A deals so far this year, with Jeff Solomon, Cowen & Company COO/head of investment banking.
Futures pared gains Monday after a gauge of manufacturing in New York State showed the sector contracted for the third consecutive month in August.
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