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They are the highest paid members of society. No, not the New York Yankees. We’re talking about America’s CEO’s. But while their compensations have soared, their tenures are shrinking. The Wall Street Journal's Alan Murray reveals who is likely to get the axe, next.
Spider-Man caught just about everyone in his web. The super hero's latest adventure, "Spider-Man 3," smashed box-office records with a $148 million haul in its first three days, according to studio estimates Sunday.
This cable channel is turning its business around as it sheds unprofitable divisions and creates new programming that's causing a surge in ratings. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The face of Hannibal Lecter was no match for Shia LaBeouf in a box-office battle of murder thrillers.
The big week in Internet earnings reaches a crescendo this afternoon when Google reports earnings. These numbers come at a fascinating time in the company's history.Google has become a kind of financial underdog, compared to other big names in the sector, including Yahoo, which is still licking its wounds, and eBay, which is enjoying its second beat-and-raise quarter in a row. A strange position to be in for a company trading at nearly $500 a share.
Tonight, the masters of Wall Street are going face to face with some of the best business school students in the country. Students from Indiana University, Villanova, MIT and USC are bringing their A-game via the webcam.
Leo Terrell, a civil rights attorney and a radio talk show host, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that Don Imus “is history” because his guests and advertisers will abandon him following his racially charged comments about a women’s basketball team.
Sam Zell, the billionaire investor, is speaking out against Google (GOOG), saying the search engine giant is stealing content and advertising dollars from newspapers across the country. He wants the new media players to start paying more for the old world content they rely on. Can Zell and other men of old media like Sumner Redstone win - boosting newspaper and content stocks in the process? Or will Google flex its muscle and prove too powerful?
Media conglomerate Viacom said on Tuesday it chose Yahoo to provide search and contextual advertising for 33 of its Internet sites in a major boost to Yahoo's new Web ad system.
In this special segment, the masters of Wall Street go face to face with some of the best business school students in the country. Students from Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Wharton are bringing their A-game via the webcam.
One maverick explains how he ended up a Wall Street legend. The other explains his comments regarding YouTube – and gives the students in attendance a pep talk. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Philippe Dauman, Viacom’s chief executive officer, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he believes wireless distribution of the company’s content will generate significant revenue in the future.
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An unexpected deal between industry titans, News Corp (NWS) and NBC Universal (GE), sent the media world tumbling, today. The long-time adversaries agreed to set aside differences and jointly launch a new website which will compete directly with Youtube, owned by Google (GOOG). The move comes a week after Viacom’s (VIA) $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit. Can Google play the David to these corporate Goliaths and come out a winner?
Was YouTube a bad acquisition for Google? Wendy's or Mickey D's? How about another pharma stock? Cramer drops the knowledge.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The brave Spartan soldiers of "300" enjoyed a one-sided victory at the North American box office for a second weekend, making light work of critically lambasted new challenges from Sandra Bullock and Chris Rock.
Despite what you’re hearing these days, tech isn’t going to bottom any time soon. Don’t get bamboozled by hopeful analysts – hope is not a part of the equation.
Call it a billion-dollar battle of the behemoths, and we the consumers will be caught in the middle. Viacom, owner of MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Paramount and Dreamworks, lets the litigation fly, filing a $1 Billion lawsuit against Google's YouTube alleging the company "harnessed technology to willfully infringe copyrights on a huge scale," with "brazen disregard" of intellectual property laws.
CBS said on Tuesday it would cut Executive Chairman Sumner Redstone's salary and link his compensation more closely to the media company's stock price, settling shareholder litigation over its compensation practices
Media conglomerate Viacom sued Google and its Internet video-sharing site YouTube for more than $1 billion on Tuesday in the biggest challenge yet to the Web search leader's strategy to dominate the online video market.