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February 14, 2014
17:03 EDTCSCO, CBS, CMCSA, PEP, OWW, CHTR, VFC, CVS, TWCMarkets log gains after Yellen affirms Fed strategy
Stocks ended the week higher after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reassured investors of the central bank's strategy, with the Dow and S&P 500 climbing back within 1% of their all-time highs. MACRO NEWS: In testimony before a Congressional panel, newly appointed Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she expected "a great deal of continuity" in the central bank's policies as she begins her tenure. Yellen said she would likely support further tapering of the Fed's asset purchases, and backs its policy of keeping interest rates low "well past" the point when the unemployment rate drops below 6.5%... An index of retail sales in January showed that sales fell 0.4% during the month, which was below December's 0.2% gain and economists' expectations for flat sales... Earlier today, the EU reported that eurozone GDP grew 0.3% last quarter, surpassing consensus estimates for a 0.2% gain. COMPANY NEWS: Cable majors Comcast (CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (TWC), agreed to merge in a $45.2 billion deal all-stock deal. The announcement followed a months-long pursuit of TWC by Charter Communications (CHTR), which earlier in the week had nominated a full slate of directors to TWC's board... Corporate earnings season is beginning to wind down, but a slew of companies were out this week with their quarterly reports. Among the companies that gained after reporting results were CBS (CBS), CVS Caremark (CVS), and online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide (OWW). Companies that fell following their quarter reports included tech giant Cisco (CSCO) and apparel company VFC Corp. (VFC). Soft drink maker Pepsi (PEP) also reported quarterly results and saw its shares slip after deciding against spinning-off its domestic beverage business. INDEXES: The Dow finished the week up 2.2% to 16,154.39; the S&P 500 gained 2.3% to 1,838.63; the Nasdaq gained 2.8% to 4,244.02.
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April 14, 2015
05:51 EDTCMCSANBCUniversal teams with Germany, France broadcasters to create shows, WSJ says
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April 13, 2015
17:13 EDTPEPPepsiCo initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna
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09:47 EDTPEPPepsiCo awarded NBA sponsorship rights, ESPN reports
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08:56 EDTTWC, CMCSACPUC Commissioner asking for Comcast deal to be rejected, CT Financial News says
California Public Utilities Commissioner Mike Florio filed an alternate proposed decision on the planned merger of Comcast (CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (TWC) that, in effect, asks the other four commissioners to reject a preliminary approval of the merger issued by a CPUC administrative law that included 25 conditions that Comcast must agree to in order to secure the pact, said CT Financial News. Reference Link
07:31 EDTCSCOHealthcare Information & Management Systems Society to hold a conference
HIMSS 2015 is being held in Chicago on April 12-16.
07:22 EDTCHTR, TWC, CMCSA, CBSWave of media M&A may be on the way, WSJ says
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April 12, 2015
15:58 EDTCMCSAComcast's 'Furious 7' maintains lead at weekend box office with $60.6M
Rentrak announced the official domestic weekend box office estimates for the weekend of April 12, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services. Universal's (CMCSA) "Furious 7" topped the domestic weekend box office with $60M; 21st Century Fox's (FOX, FOXA) "Home" came in second place at the box office with $19M; 21st Century Fox's (FOX, FOXA) "The Longest Ride" came in third place with with $13.5M; Warner Bros.' (TWX) "Get Hard" came in fourth place with with $8.6M and Disney's (DIS) "Cinderella" came in fifth place with $7.2M.
April 9, 2015
07:44 EDTCHTR, CMCSAComcast risks overblown, shares offer attractive upside, says Jefferies
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06:10 EDTCBSVeteran CBS reporter Schieffer to retire, WSJ reports
Bob Schieffer, a veteran CBS Washington reporter and host of the Sunday news magazine "Face the Nation," will retire this summer, The Wall Street Journal reports. Schieffer has been with the network for over 40 years. Reference Link
April 7, 2015
19:54 EDTCSCOCisco, American Express invest in mobile wallet startup, Economic Times says
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14:41 EDTCMCSASTX Entertainment, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment in partnership
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10:19 EDTCBSHigh option volume stocks
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09:03 EDTCMCSAEA, Illumination Entertainment, Universal Partnerships announce collaboration
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08:07 EDTCMCSAComcast expands fiber network throughout Denver metro area
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06:08 EDTCVSNew York REIT announces 22,00 square foot lease with CVS at 1440 Broadway
New York REIT (NYRT) announced that is has completed a long-term lease totaling approximately 22,000 square feet with CVS/pharmacy (CVS) at 1440 Broadway. The deal marks the first step in NYRT's overall retail repositioning strategy at 1440 Broadway, with remaining value-add opportunities to mark existing below-market tenant rents to market and to re-configure a portion of the basement into valuable, lower-level selling space with double ceiling-heights.
April 6, 2015
14:04 EDTCMCSAIMAX says Universal's Furious 7 grosses $20.8M in IMAX theatres
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10:01 EDTCMCSAWeather Channel's core buiness facing 'major' threat, WSJ reports
The Weather Channel, which is owned by a consortium made up of NBCUniversal (CMCSA) and private equity firms Bain Capital and The Blackstone Group (BX), was dropped last month from Verizon's (VZ) FiOS TV service, and now the channel's backers are preparing for the possibility of being dropped by Dish Network (DISH), sources tell The Wall Street Journal. Though The Weather Channel is facing a "major" threat to its core business, the fees it collects from the pay-TV providers, the sources say that no formal sale by the company's owners is under way. Reference Link
09:31 EDTCMCSAComcast Business to expand Ethernet in East Bay with $2M fiber extension
Comcast Business announced an expansion of its multi-gigabit Ethernet service to three business parks in the Northern California towns of Pleasanton, Hayward and Fremont. The high-speed fiber-based network build outs together total close to $2M in investment by Comcast in the East Bay, making available reliable Internet speeds to the more than 1,500 businesses in the community by offering reliable Internet speeds up to 20 times faster than traditional 1.5 Mbps DSL or T-1 service.
06:07 EDTCSCOSpherix issues update on several matters
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April 5, 2015
18:34 EDTCMCSAComcast's 'Furious 7' leads at weekend box office with $143.6M
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