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Comcast Moves to Acquire DreamWorks

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) saw its shares take off on Thursday morning following the announcement that Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) will acquire the studio. Ultimately, DreamWorks will become part ...
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UBS Makes Major Changes to Equity Focus List for Q2

All the firms we cover on Wall Street have a list of their highest conviction stock ideas for institutional and high net worth clients, and with the second quarter underway, ...
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Merrill Lynch Out With Top Defensive Growth Ideas for Q2

Needless to say, the first quarter was the proverbial roller-coaster ride for investors. After a gut-wrenching 10% or so sell-off to start the year that lasted all the way until almost the ...
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Groupon Soars on Atairos Investment and Board Appointment

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRN) shares saw a solid gain during Monday’s regular trading session, following news of a sizable investment from a private firm. The coupon giant announced it has ...
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75% of Americans Visited a Google Website in February

Out of a total audience of nearly 259 million unique U.S. digital media users, fully 94% (243.6 million) visited a property owned by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in February. That's ...
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Can Amazon Help Comcast Fend Off Telecom and Satellite Rivals?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has set a deal with Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) to sell cable packages online. Comcast could use the help as telecom fiber to the home, satellite ...
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Charter, Time Warner Deal on Track for FCC OK

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is reportedly about to give the green light to the proposed merger between Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC). ...
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Analysts Making Big Changes on Twenty-First Century Fox

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) closed 2016 at $26.59 per share. As of last Thursday's close, the shares had added $0.86, a little more than 3.2%. Not ...
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Cable Companies Added 3 Million Broadband Subscribers in 2015

The top 17 cable and telephone providers, representing some 94% of the U.S. market, added a net new 3.1 million subscribers in 2015. The cable companies, led by Comcast Corp. ...
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Merrill Lynch Identifies Top Thematic Stock Picks for the Rise of Millennials

Thematic investing is one of those areas that sound great, because the aim is to capitalize on the themes that will prevail for the years or decade ahead. It also ...
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YouTube Traffic Crushes Other Video Sites

In the January comScore survey of Internet video traffic, Google sites placed well ahead of every other company measured. Most of the traffic was to YouTube. The search engine's video ...
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Top Q4 Equity Purchases and Sales of Top 50 Hedge Funds

When it comes to searching for profits, hedge funds have a reputation for a pretty sharp nose. In the fourth quarter of 2015, the hedgies reduced their exposure to equities ...
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FCC Approves Set-Top Box Change

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday approved by a three-to-two vote along political party lines FCC chairman Tom Wheeler's proposed rules to separate the proprietary set-top cable or satellite ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees Over 50% Upside in Comcast Shares After Earnings

Aren't all those cord cutters supposed to be a wrecking ball for companies selling old world cable subscription services? Maybe not. After all, cord cutting requires a lot more effort ...
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Pay-TV Operators in FCC Sights

The first sentence of a proposal released Wednesday by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler surely sent shivers up and down the spines of cable and satellite operators, "Ninety-nine ...
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