Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman says Amazon is a great environment where Nickelodeon "lives as a brand." He also discusses the advertising sales growth, and the company's dividend and buyback.» Read More
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Oct 27- Prankster comedy "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" kicked Sandra Bullock's 3 D space thriller "Gravity" from the top of weekend box office charts in the United States and Canada, starting off with $32 million in ticket sales over its first three days.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Oct 27- Irreverent comedy "Bad Grandpa" knocked Sandra Bullock's 3 D space thriller "Gravity" from the top of the weekend box office charts in the United States and Canada, kicking off with $32 million in ticket sales over its first three days.
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Philippe Dauman, Viacom president and CEO, talks about why he is optimistic about the future of his business, and praises Twitter and Miley Cyrus.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin spoke with Philippe Dauman, Viacom president and CEO, about the future of his business.
*Sharply divided SEC issues release for public comment. *Another rule: SEC to oversee municipal financial advisers. The SEC declined to address the chief complaint by companies and trade groups who wanted corporations with global operations to be allowed to report median pay only for U.S. employees.
*Sharply divided SEC issues release for public comment. *Another rule: SEC to oversee municipal financial advisers. Among the companies with the highest-paid CEOs are Oracle, Walt Disney, Viacom and Starbucks, whose CEOs in 2012 earned between $28 million and $96 million, according to the compensation data provider Equilar.
*Deutsche, Citi to advise on London flotation-sources. DUBAI, Sept 17- DAMAC Properties, a privately held Dubai property developer, has hired two international investment banks to help arrange an initial public offering of shares in London and join a growing list of Gulf companies seeking overseas listings.
DUBAI, Sept 17- DAMAC Properties, a privately held Dubai property developer, has hired Deutsche Bank and Citigroup Inc to help arrange an initial public offer of its shares in London, two banking sources aware of the matter said. Deutsche Bank declined to comment, while a spokesman for Citigroup in Dubai was not immediately available for comment.
But could your Facebook and Twitter streams also be a rich mine of potential stock ideas? The service, which TD Ameritrade Holding Corp and Louisville, Kentucky, developer SwanPowers LLC launched in August, scans your social media feeds for the top five stocks that you and your buddies are talking about and spits out a hypothetical portfolio.
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The Mad Money host says it's time to think about putting money to work. “Let me give you the list I have been working off of,” Cramer said.
Despite massive bombs at the box office, this summer had 15 movies that earned over $100 million, compared with 13 last year.
Worry about the start for Fed tapering is constant, but hand wringers keep focusing on new issues. The topic du jour is the fast-rising yield of the 10-year Treasury note.
Sony and Viacom have reached a tentative deal to stream cable channels straight to your PlayStation, reports the "Squawk Box" news team, discussing the changing television landscape.
CNBC's David Faber reports on media companies that have benefited from this low rate environment, including Viacom.
Will sports be the tipping point in the fight between CBS and Time Warner Cable? Golf fans with TWC service sure hope so because of the PGA Championship this weekend.
Aug 7- Hit movies and strong cable TV advertising boosted Time Warner Inc's second-quarter profit, and the media company raised its profit forecast for the year and said the spinoff of its Time Inc magazine division would be early next year.
CBS called Time Warner Cable's proposed deal to put the Tiffany network back on the air "a sham," and the blackout continues in key major markets.