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  • Dividends: Waiting On A Payoff Monday, 9 Aug 2010 | 1:06 PM ET
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    Companies hoarding cash since the start of the recession are beginning to pass on some of it to shareholders , but it's unlikely to match the boom of a decade ago.

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  • Going to work naked may sound like a recurring bad dream but some behavior experts say it could actually make the team stronger. One TV show is testing out the theory, tracking real-life companies that implement the ultimate casual Friday — "Naked Friday."

  • Earnings Roundup: Feb. 25 Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 6:33 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 25.

  • Media Firm Sees 'Institution-Sized' Call Buying Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 7:50 AM ET

    Virgin Media saw institution-sized call buying late yesterday after a rival TV company ended a long-standing legal dispute.

  • Surprising Options Trades in TiVo Shares Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 9:59 AM ET

    TiVo dropped on a weak earnings report this week, but the bulls would not be deterred. OptionMonster's tracking program picked up determined call buying...

  • First, retailers enticed struggling consumers with deep discounts. Then they dangled buy-one-get-one free deals. The latest recession tactic? Guaranteed financial help in the event of a job loss.

  • Top 10 Biggest Gains in the Nasdaq Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 5:16 PM ET

    The Nasdaq Composite gained 9.5% or 143 points today.  Here are the biggest daily gains in the Nasdaq's history.

  • Branson's Mars Mission: Prankster Or Pathfinder? Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 3:56 PM ET
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    Is he or isn't he, that is the question. I'm talking about Sir Richard Branson and his lofty (extraterrestrial?) goal of a manned mission to Mars, in partnership with Sergey Brin and Larry Page at Google.

  • Wireless Is Tech's "Best" Sector--Here's Why Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    Rested, relaxed, and now raring to go. Two back-to-back weeks off is a rare treat in this business and we made the most of our time off, but talk about jumping back into the swing of things with a vengeance!

  • BSkyB Facing Costly Reduction in ITV Stake Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 10:09 AM ET

    British pay-TV firm BSkyB looks set to have suffered a costly blow after a regulator said it should sell more than half of its 17.9 percent stake in ITV because it is hampering competition.

  • Virgin Media CEO Steve Burch Resigns Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 9:40 AM ET

    Virgin Media said Tuesday that Chief Executive Officer Steve Burch has resigned. Virgin said that it will begin a search for Burch's replacement shortly and Neil  Berkett, the company's chief operating officer, will assume the role of Acting CEO in the interim.

  • Virgin Media: Getting Caught In The Credit Crunch? Friday, 10 Aug 2007 | 12:10 PM ET
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    Richard Branson's Virgin Media, said it has delayed its sale until the environment improves enough for all interested parties to bid. The British billionaire Branson is the largest shareholder of this cable TV company, which received one bid from the Carlyle group for some $23 billion, and some nibbles from other private equity players.

  • Virgin Media Delays Auction on Debt Market Worries Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | 11:09 AM ET
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    British cable operator Virgin Media on Tuesday postponed the sale of the company after it became apparent buyers would not have access to the debt needed to do a deal right away.

  • Despite all the concern about the credit crunch, a big private equity deal seems to be moving forward. On Monday, John Malone, Chairman of Liberty Media tells the Financial Times he's considering enterting the auction for Richard Branson's Virgin Media. This could be a huge deal--the largest cable transaction outside the U.S.

  • Liberty Considers Virgin Media Bid: Source Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | 10:42 AM ET

    U.S. media mogul John Malone is considering entering a $23 billion auction for Virgin Media, joining several potential suitors for the British cable operator, sources familiar with the matter said Monday.

  • Stocks closed higher on Monday and Wall Street kicked off the third quarter with triple-digit gains in the Dow as interest rates continued to slide. "It's largely in reaction to the yield on the 10-year coming back under 5%," said Dan McMahon, head of listed trading at CIBC World Markets. "It's a positive development for stocks."

  • Virgin Media Confirms It Received Bid Approach Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | 1:44 PM ET

    British cable operator Virgin Media said on Monday it had received a bid approach from an unnamed group, which sources told Reuters was U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 7:40 PM ET

    El Paso, ING, Lamar Advertising, Cleveland Cliffs and more...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.