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  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Feb. 9, 2015.

    U.S. stocks turned higher on Wednesday, amid continued focus on developments in Greece's negotiations with the euro zone finance ministers.

  • Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' departure stings Viacom Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:36 AM ET
    Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart helped turn Viacom's Comedy Central into a TV force, and now it doesn't have any natural successors for him.

  • Jon Stewart leaving 'Daily Show'  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:34 AM ET
    Jon Stewart

    David Bank, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the impact of Jon Stewart's departure on Viacom shares.

  • Early movers: AAPL, HAS, TE, FOXA, INTU & more Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The Oscar-nominated war film starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood finished in second place with $24.2 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters for Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates. "The reviews were really excellent, including from some serious, tough critics," said Megan Colligan, president of worldwide distribution for...

  • The top films at the North American box office Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 12:01 PM ET

    Feb 8- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Feb. 6, led by "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $56.0 million 2 American Sniper........................ $24.2 million 3 Jupiter Ascending......................

  • Feb 8- A talking animated sponge knocked a Navy Seal sharpshooter from the top of the box office chart as "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" took $56 million in ticket sales, deposing "American Sniper" after a three-week run at number 1.. The Oscar-nominated war film starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood finished in second place with $24.2...

  • Moonves plays down Time Warner deal chatter Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    "There's a lot of noise out there" about deals involving CBS, CEO Les Moonves tells CNBC.

  • Moonves eyes CBS takeover ahead of Viacom deal Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 8:13 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves is discussing ways to buy out the controlling shareholder ahead of a potential deal with Viacom, the New York Post reported.

  • Feb 5- CBS Corp Chief Executive Leslie Moonves is discussing ways to buy out the broadcaster's controlling shareholder, National Amusements Inc, ahead of a potential deal with Viacom Inc, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Moonves believes that a merger with Viacom will leave him in an inferior position versus Viacom Chief Executive Philippe Dauman...

  • Investment firm buys Sony's online gaming division Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 3:12 PM ET
    An image from "PlanetSide 2."

    Columbus Nova is expanding its footprint in video games. The investment firm has purchased Sony Online Entertainment.

  • The Oscar-nominated war film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring best actor nominee Bradley Cooper as a Navy Seal sharpshooter easily triumphed over several new releases as it closed in on a domestic total of $250 million since opening on Jan. 16. "American Sniper" was released by Warner Brothers, a unit of Time Warner Inc. "Paddington" was released by The...

  • Midday movers: Boeing, Kate Spade, Viacom & more Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Jan 29- Viacom Inc is jumping on the direct-to-consumer bandwagon with plans to introduce an online video streaming product for its children's cable network Nickelodeon, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman did not offer much detail including pricing about the subscription offering, but said more information will be...

  • Nickelodeon to launch direct subscription service Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 9:12 AM ET
    Nickelodeon signage at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards last July in Los Angeles.

    Nickelodeon on Thursday said it plans to launch a direct-to-consumer subscription service, Dow Jones reported, citing Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman.

  • Jan 29- Viacom Inc, owner of movie studio Paramount Pictures Corp and cable network Nickelodeon, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as weak U.S. advertising spending more than offset the box-office success of "Interstellar". Barclays analyst Kannan Venkateshwar had forecast a 0.2 percent drop in advertising across cable networks in the...

  • Jan 28- Viacom Inc, owner of cable networks MTV and Comedy Central and movie studio Paramount Pictures Corp, reported a 4.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by the box-office success of movies such as "Interstellar". Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to Viacom fell to $500 million, or $1.20 per share, for the first quarter ended Dec. 31,...

  • Jan 21- Google Inc and Viacom Inc won the dismissal of a nationwide privacy lawsuit accusing them of illegally tracking the Internet activity of boys and girls who visited Nickelodeon's website, in order to send targeted advertising. The lawsuit claimed that Viacom secretly kept track of children under the age of 13 who streamed videos and played video games...

  • Jan 21- Google Inc and Viacom Inc won the dismissal of a nationwide privacy lawsuit accusing them of illegally tracking the Internet activity of boys and girls who visited Nickelodeon's website, in order to send targeted advertising. The lawsuit claimed that Viacom secretly kept track of children under the age of 13 who streamed videos and played video games...

  • Eastwood's 'Sniper' targets US box office record Sunday, 18 Jan 2015 | 3:25 PM ET

    Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led N. American box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales.