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  • The film, which stars James Dornan and Dakota Johnson as the libidinous couple, again outpaced the No. 2 release, "Kingsman: The Secret Service", which took in $17.5 million from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates. Comcast Corp's Universal Pictures released "Fifty Shades of Grey". "Kingsman: The Secret Service" was released by 20th Century Fox, the unit...

  • A $300,000 dinner? It's a Vice! Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 9:27 PM ET
    Vice Media co-founder and CEO Shane Smith speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 in New York, May 5, 2014.

    Vice Media CEO Shane Smith spent $300,000 for dinner for more than 30 people during the International CES trade show in January. The New York Times reports.

  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' rakes in $81.7 million Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    Women pose for photos in front of a poster advertising the film 'Fifty Shades of Grey' on its opening day in Los Angeles on February 12, 2015.

    "Fifty Shades of Grey," the widely anticipated adaptation of the best-selling novel, took in $81.7 million in ticket sales on opening weekend.

  • The film, which stars James Dornan and Dakota Johnson as the libidinous couple, far outpaced the No. 2 release, "Kingsman: The Secret Service," which took in $35.6 million from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates. Presidents' Day holiday weekend went to the family-friendly "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water," based on the popular television show...

  • The film, which stars James Dornan and Dakota Johnson as the libidinous couple, far outpaced the No. 2 release, "Kingsman: The Secret Service," which took in $35.6 million from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates. Comcast Corp's Universal Pictures released "Fifty Shades of Grey." "Kingsman: The Secret Service" was released by 20th Century Fox, the unit of...

  • CBS earnings beat expectations on ad revenues Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 5:25 PM ET
    CBS headquarters in New York

    CBS topped analyst estimates on its fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.

  • Jon Stewart, the $100MM man? One person says yes Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 2:49 PM ET
    Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart could cultivate a $100 million "franchise" in his post-"Daily Show" life, a media executive said.

  • Trader bets $1.5 million on CBS earnings Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 12:29 PM ET
    CBS headquarters in New York

    Dissecting a bullish bet on CBS ahead of earnings.

  • Lightning Round: Charts are lining up for this group Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:55 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • 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.