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As Trump targets the controversial visas, a Silicon Valley pro-immigration group suggests that reforms should include cracking down on outsourcing companies.
Buying a company like Disney would give Verizon a Magic Kingdom of content studios, cable networks, theme parks and merchandising. But it would not solve the problems facing wireless.
The FCC is chipping away at limitations on media ownership, creating new rules likely to spark a new wave of consolidation among TV station owners.
Verizon says CEO Lowell McAdam's recent comments that Verizon would be open to deal talks with Comcast, Disney or CBS were "a little taken out of context."
A deal between Sinclair and Tribune and a shift in FCC rules could spur action by CBS, Nexstar and others.
Investors will be listening on Thursday for details on Verizon's unlimited plan, the telecom's ill-received Oath and the potential for a big splash in M&A.
The stock is poised to push higher on the upside from a 3-year base.
CEO Reed Hastings admitted on an earnings call that Netflix erred with its simultaneous release of the sequel to 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.'
Wireless consolidation could pick up as the quiet period between bidders ends later in April.
A strike by the Writer's Guild threatens to accelerate the shift by viewers to video-on-demand services like Netflix away from traditional cable TV.
The most recent short interest data has been released for the 03/31/2017 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the S&P 500 by "days to cover." There are a number of ways to look at short data, for example the total number of shares short; but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed.
The two leading streaming video services are spending hand over fist on content, and it appears to be paying off even as the field grows increasingly crowded.
Alphabet's YouTube TV went live this week, and while the service joins a crowded market for online pay-TV, its potential for growth is enormous.
Outsourcers such as Infosys and Cognizant are big hirers of H-1B visa holders, but Alphabet, Apple and other major tech names have also used special visas to hire foreign workers.
The Redstone family's National Amusements is the controlling shareholder of both CBS and Viacom.
The film studio was in the right place to take full control of the premium cable network, which co-owners Viacom and Lions Gate were happy to unload.
By winning the right to stream the NFL's Thursday Night Football, Amazon officially enters the market for video rights to major sporting events.
Here are the highlights from the final round of our Market Bracket Challenge tournament.
Jim Cramer says what's more noteworthy than the pullback is the day's strong rebound.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that CBS Corp is the #21 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period.
Airbnb and the internet haven't been the disasters for those sectors that many thought.
Internet companies are eager to stream live sports, and the leagues are just as eager to sell those rights. But where does that leave the traditional broadcasters?
Apple is in negotiations with HBO, Showtime and Starz.
Here are the highlights from the fifth round of our tournament, which will end with an epic tech clash between Apple and Facebook.
Media stocks outperformed the broad market in the first quarter, but the jump in valuation may have had more to do with peripherals like politics than fundamentals of the business.
The government runs out of money in a month, and the White House and Congress have yet to strike a deal to keep the funds flowing.
Here's your update through four rounds of action in TheStreet's Market Bracket Challenge.