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  • JPMorgan's top stock picks for the second half Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:55 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    In a note to clients Wednesday, JPMorgan issued a list of stocks the firm believes could provide excess returns in the second half of the year.

  • Time Warner hunting 'wabbits' Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Time Warner hunting 'wabbits'

    New Bugs Bunny and Scooby Doo cartoons are coming! Time Warner is making them as part of a push to expand in the children's TV business.

  • SHANGHAI, June 24- Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd is making its first Hollywood movie investment and partnering with Paramount Pictures to promote the studio's latest "Mission: Impossible" installment in China. The film unit of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will collaborate with Viacom Inc subsidiary Paramount in online ticketing, promotion and merchandising for "...

  • Commercial breaks mean mobile usage for TV viewers Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    Woman using mobile device while watching tv

    People have pretty much stopped watching commercials and instead just switch to their smartphone, according to new data.

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Warner Music Group Corp has agreed to pay hundreds of former interns more than $4.2 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of underpaying them. The settlement, disclosed in papers filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, is the latest in a series struck by media and entertainment companies over claims they paid...

  • Early movers: EXPE, LNKD, DIS, GES, HPQ & more Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Google demands movie studios comply with subpoenas Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK, June 2- Google Inc has asked a federal judge to require three major movie studios to comply with subpoenas it believes may help show they conspired with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood as he investigated the Internet search company. In a request made public on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Google said Viacom Inc, Twenty-First Century Fox...

  • Russell index adjustments could produce $40B trade Friday, 29 May 2015 | 6:36 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    The Wall Street summer ritual occurs when Russell Investments updates the component companies in its Russell 1000, 2000, and 3000 indexes.

  • *Small-cap benchmark Russell 2000 to add, delete components. *$5 trillion benchmarked to Russell indexes. NEW YORK, May 29- Investors trying to capitalize on the annual tweaks to the makeup of Russell stock indexes may produce a rush of transactions worth over $40 billion in the final moments of trading on Friday, June 26, when those changes are formalized.

  • Spotify to add video, announces new partnerships Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 11:26 AM ET

    Music streaming service Spotify will start offering video content with partners that include Comedy Central and Vice News.

  • May 20- Media company Viacom Inc, still struggling to turn around advertising declines in the United States, raised its quarterly cash dividend more than 20 percent on Wednesday. Viacom, which owns MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, has for the past several quarters been hit by declining ratings and changing TV viewing habits, including the dumping of pricey...

  • UPDATE 1-Viacom raises dividend by 7 cents to 40 cents Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 3:15 PM ET

    May 20- U.S. media company Viacom Inc raised its quarterly cash dividend by 7 cents to 40 cents per share amid investor criticism over high executive pay. Viacom, which owns MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, has been struggling for the past few quarters because of declining ratings and changing TV viewing habits, including the dumping of pricey cable...

  • Viacom raises dividend by 21 pct to 40 cents/shr Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 2:25 PM ET

    May 20- Viacom Inc said it raised its quarterly cash dividend by 21 percent to 40 cents per share from 33 cents. Viacom said the increase will take effect beginning with the company's next quarterly dividend, payable on July 1. The company, which owns MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, has been struggling over the past several quarters because of declining...

  • May 15- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has boosted its holdings in some of the billionaire's favorite companies, including Wells Fargo& Co and International Business Machines Corp.. Buffett has long praised his "Big Four" stock holdings Wells Fargo, IBM, Coca-Cola Co and American Express Co, which comprise roughly 58 percent of...

  • BOSTON, May 12- Investors in some top U.S. media companies have had a rough ride as their shares have lagged the rest of the market. The CEOs of 11 major media companies were given median compensation of $32.9 million for 2014, much higher than any other industry group in the Standard& Poor's 500 index, according to regulatory filings posted in the first four months...

  • 'Avengers 2' won't stop beating up competition Sunday, 10 May 2015 | 3:25 PM ET
    A scene from "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

    The Avengers sequel topped the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row with an estimated $77.2 million according to data.

  • May 7- Sumner Redstone, the 91- year-old owner of Viacom Inc and CBS Corp, said on Thursday the decision on who will succeed him as chairman of both media companies has not been made and that he is still in charge. Redstone controls about 80 percent of the voting shares in CBS and Viacom through a holding company, National Amusements. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and...

  • CBS earnings, revenue top Street expectations Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 4:01 PM ET
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    Analysts had expected the media company to report earnings of 75 cents a share on $3.45 billion in revenue.

  • Redstone: Succession decisions not made yet Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    Redstone: Succession decisions not made yet

    Viacom and CBS Chairman Sumner Redstone is saying no decisions have yet been made on who will succeed him, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • 'Avengers' sequel 2nd biggest US open of all time Monday, 4 May 2015 | 7:33 AM ET
    The Avengers unite against Ultron in the film “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

    "Avengers: Age of Ultron" sequel failed to top the all-time record of the first film's $207.4 million debut in 2012.