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McCain Bill Proposes to Radically Alter Cable Television

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Veteran Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain (R-AZ) introduced legislation on Friday that, if enacted, would radically alter the way consumers pay for cable television


President Bill Clinton Sends First Tweet

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

This week, President Bill Clinton stepped into the Twittersphere on political satirist Stephen Colbert’s show on Comedy Central, The Colbert Report.  Comedy Central is a property of


Is the Worst Over for Netflix?

Minyanville | Equities.com |

After hitting a two-year low at the start of the month, shares of Netflix (NFLX) have since inched their way back over the $60 mark.Boosting the DVD rental and Internet streaming company was an


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Lower Despite Paring Losses

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The US trade deficit fell to $48.68 billion in May from an upwardly revised $50.6 billion in April. Minutes from the June FOMC meeting revealed that Fed officials expect the US economy to expand


7 Trophy Investments of Billionaires

Minyanville | Equities.com |

For most entrepreneurs, starting a business is a gut-wrenching, blood, sweat, and tears-draining, 24/7 undertaking. But for those already sporting nine zeroes in their bank accounts, it’s an


Does High CEO Pay Translate to Higher Stock Performance?

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Those members of the 99 percent love nothing more than to grumble about the excessively high compensation being offered the country's top CEOs. With the economy still lagging, the housing market


Viacom vs. Google: YouTube Lawsuit Heads for Round Two

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Last week came with a bombshell for the tech industry as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York ruled that the $1 billion lawsuit that Viacom (VIA) filed against


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Finally Closes Above 13,000 on DJIA

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Durable Goods Orders dropped 4% last month, the biggest decline since January 2009. Economists were expecting a drop of just 1%. Excluding Transportations orders were down 3.2% instead of the


Show Business: Stocks That Might Be Oscar Winners

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Once again, the Academy Awards held to the long tradition of grounded humility and perspective that the ceremony is known for.Actually, that's not true. It was an opulent, self-indulgent affair


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Trades Mostly Flat As Investors Look On

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened below 12,900 trading down to 12,817.69 and the afternoon rebound was below 12,900. The NASDAQ traded up to 2918.26 then declined to 2892.71 before



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