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  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks posted modest gains Wednesday, but it was enough to propel the Dow and S&P to new 13-month closing highs, as economic data buoyed recovery hopes.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks clawed higher Wednesday after a report showed new-home sales rose more than expected.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks clawed higher Wednesday after a report showed new-home sales rose more than expected.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    US stock index futures climbed further Wednesday after a batch of data signaling that the US economy was building on strength but also that the recovery would be gradual.

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    Facebook is getting ready to connect powerful brands and the customers who love them for Black Friday. Facebook has 300 million plus users, and they're all potential customers for the hundreds of thousands of retailers and brands with a presence on the Facebook site.

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    Facebook is slowly inching its way to an IPO. CEO Marc Zuckerberg has long said that the company wants to stay independent, rather than be acquired, and he wants to stay at its helm.

  • Modern Warfare 2

    As we head into the holiday shopping and entertainment season, a funny thing is happening to Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights. Once rivals, they're now key partners in a new kind of "if you can't beat 'em join 'em" approach to digital entertainment.

  • Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch's latest gambit has the potential to have huge impact on the value of content industry wide; he could also risk losing a huge chunk of News Corp's readership.

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    "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" has set a box-office record for midnight screenings.  Summit Entertainment estimated Friday that it earned $26.3 million after opening early in the morning.

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    Vampires are the new black. They're cool, mysterious, appealing to all ages, and they (figuratively speaking) turn everything they touch into solid gold. Vampire-chic hit the mainstream when "Twilight" came out last year.

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    Since Sumner Redstone split up CBS and Viacom, the two companies have had an increasingly acrimonious relationship.

  • Actor Nicolas Cage

    Nicolas Cage is being sued by his former business manager, who claims lavish spending, not his advice, is to blame for the actor's financial problems.

  • On-set with Digital Playground Adult Entertainment

    Hard times in Hollywood are bringing about a surge in job applications in the porn business.

  • MGM Studios

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer said it's considering a sale or a merger as it evaluates "strategic options," raising the question: what does this mean for the future of the industry?

  • Robert Iger

    Disney's fourth quarter top and bottom line results beat Wall Street analyst expectations. Net income grew 18 percent on four percent higher revenue, despite some tough comparisons with last year's summer quarter, when the economic downturn had yet to fully hit the theme parks. Right after Disney's earnings call I sat down with CEO Bob Iger to hear about what's driving the company's growth and what's holding it back.

  • The midnight debut of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" lived up to expectations. Early this morning Activision/Blizzard reported that the game sold about 4.7 million copies, in North America and the United Kingdom Alone.

  • Disney

    Tom Staggs, the company's long-time Chief Financial Officer, will become Chairman of the Parks and Resorts division. The chairman of the Parks and Resorts division, Jay Rasulo will take his role of Chief Financial Officer.

  • Disney

    This has been a momentous quarter for Disney spacer, between an overhaul of the movie division...a major acquisition, and progress towards theme park expansion in China and a new production facility.

  • Disney

    Ahead of Disney's earnings, due after the bell Thursday, the Magic Kingdom announced a major movie studio restructuring, reorganizing its marketing, distribution and operations and announcing promotions and new positions. CEO Bob Iger has blamed the studio's disappointing performance over the past year or so on weak product and marketing. This is just the latest step to focus and streamline the studio on Disney-branded, franchise-friendly movies.

  • Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch isn't what one would call "subtle." In an effort to illustrate the value of News Corp's online content, he's laid down the gauntlet to Google and other search engines and aggregators.

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