Latest Wall Street News - Page 8


News Corp Got Some Good News, Too

Shares in News Corp jumped more than 17 percent by midday today (Thursday) after the company posted quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates. The news was trumpeted by Fox Business Network, which itself contributed...

Sony Says Despite Losses It Won't Abandon Tv Manufacturing

Despite losing money in its television manufacturing business for the past seven years, Sony has dismissed speculation that it is considering abandoning the business. In an interview with today's (Tuesday) Wall Street Journal , Executive...

Falling Porn Sales Hurting Cable, Satellite

Noting that pornographic movies represent "one of TV providers' most profitable segments," the Wall Street Journal today (Tuesday) attributed the downturn in video-on-demand and pay-per-view revenue by such providers as DirecTV and Time Warner Cable...

Movie Reviews Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

No critic has bestowed a four-star review on Rise of the Planet of the Apes . But they have been giving it a lot of three-star ones. In fact, there's not a negative review among...

Britain Expands Hacker Probe

Suggesting that it may now have evidence that reporters and/or their accomplices working for the now shuttered U.K. tabloid News of the World may have hacked into computers or engaged in other forms of illegal...

Movie Reviews Crazy, Stupid Love.

With a title like Crazy, Stupid Love. , the producers would appear to be making it easy for critics to bash it. The remarkable thing is that many are turning that title inside out. A....

Internal Committee Scores Wall St. Journal 'S Murdoch Interview

A committee set up by the Wall Street Journal charged with ensuring its editorial integrity following the acquisition of the newspaper by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has criticized the Journal 's reporters and editors for...

During Scandal, The Son Rises

The assured and astute performance of James Murdoch in fielding questions from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons on Tuesday may have lifted his chances of running the media conglomerate...

Wall Street Journal Defends Parent In Scandal

In an extraordinary defense of the Murdoch media empire, the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal editorialized today (Monday) "Phone-hacking is illegal, and it is up to British authorities to enforce their laws. If Scotland Yard...

Warner Bros. Planning For Life After Deathly

Contrary to what Warner Bros. says in its current ads for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 , it all doesn't end with the release of the movie. The studio is busily engaged...

Murdoch News Corp Execs Handled Scandal "Extremely Well"

Rupert Murdoch on Thursday vigorously defended the way the News of the World hacking scandal had been handled by News Corp executives, including his son James, the deputy COO of News Corp, who announced the...

Congressmen Call For News Corp Probe

Repercussions of the News International telephone hacking scandal in Britain are now being felt in the U.S., with several congressmen calling for an investigation to determine whether the alleged criminal activities conducted in the U.K....

Anger Over Netflix Price Hike

A day after it was reported that Netflix plans to introduce a $7.99-a-month plan that will allow subscribers to rent an unlimited number of DVDs -- but not access streaming videos -- the company said...

Netflix Not Interested In Buying Hulu

Although top executives of Hulu have confirmed that they're looking for a buyer and that several media companies have expressed interest, Netflix, the media company that would appear to be a logical bidder, has expressed...

Murdoch's Empire Warily Looks To London

It was not clear how Thursday's explosive events concerning Rupert Murdoch's London tabloid News of the World would affect other properties owned by Murdoch's News Corp. They include not only a slew of newspapers in...

Is The Dream For Dreamworks Animation Over?

Jeffrey Katzenberg may soon begin looking for a new home for his DreamWorks Animation Co. Published trade and newspaper reports indicate that Paramount plans to develop its own animation studio and cap production costs at...

Movie Reviews Terri

The Sundance 2011 Film Festival hit Terri turns out to be a hit with film critics as well, at least in New York and Los Angeles, where the film opens this weekend. In particular, the...

Shia Labeouf Admits Hooking Up With Megan Fox

Shia LaBeouf has admitted hooking up with Megan Fox on the 'Transformers' set.The 25-year-old actor - who has dated Carey Mulligan and Hilary Duff - is unaware whether the 25-year-old brunette beauty was with her...

Is Hulu A Takeover Target?

Hulu, the video site owned by the corporate parents of ABC, NBC, and Fox-TV as well as Providence Equity, may be the target of a possible takeover attempt by Yahoo!, published reports, led by the...

Advertisers Now Spending As Much On Cable As On Broadcast

Although advertisers have increased their upfront spending for broadcast television by about 10 percent, they have increased them even more -- by about 15 percent -- for cable networks, the Wall Street Journal reported today...

Michael Douglas' Ex-wife Loses Bid For Cut Of Actor's Salary

Michael Douglas' ex-wife Diandra lost her bid to land 50 per cent of the actor's earnings from the Wall Street sequel.Diandra, who divorced Douglas in 2000, had been seeking a share of the star's pay...

Philip Treacy Gives Hat Advice

Philip Treacy believes hats do not have to be "eccentric". The renowned milliner - who has designed headwear for Victoria Beckham and Duchess Catherine - insists people do not necessarily have to choose a hat...

Movie Reviews Super 8

In general, the reviews for the Steven Spielberg-produced, J.J. Abrams-directed Super 8 are glowingly positive. If there's a complaint at all, it's that, given the film's pedigree, it wasn't even better. In short, they say,...

No More Transformers For Shia Labeouf

Shia LaBeouf will not participate in any more 'Transformers' movies. The 24-year-old actor - who has played Sam Witwicky in all three instalments of the sci-fi action franchise - knows he will not take part...

Couric Lands At Abc

ABC, which is losing Oprah Winfrey, is gaining Katie Couric. The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both reported today (Monday) that a deal between the network and Couric is expected to be...

Movie Reviews X-men First Class

Critics have rarely had anything positive to say about installments of the X-Men franchise, but they're fairly approving of the latest one. X-Men First Class , writes Ann Hornaday in the Washington Post , "happily...

Jane Lynch Slams Sarah Palin In Conference Speech

Jane Lynch has slammed Sarah Palin as "bats**t crazy" during a conference speech.The 'Glee' actress - who plays Sue Sylvester in the FOX musical drama - joked that she had convinced the controversial politician to...

Michael Douglas Feels Good

Michael Douglas is starting to feel like his "old self". The 66-year-old actor - who completed chemotherapy for throat cancer in November 2010 - is feeling "good" after the troubles of recent years, but is...

Despite Huge Gains This Week, Season's Audience Shrinks

Although some series and season finales this past week drew record or near-record audiences and some sports telecasts throughout the year did the same, the actual number of viewers watching broadcast television declined during the...

Wall Street

Wall Street Quick Links

News Pictures Footage Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Film Review

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Film Review

Writer-director Christopher McQuarrie brings a dark and gritty tone to this larger-than-life franchise.

Vacation Puts Ed Helms Face-To-Face With His Heroes

Vacation Puts Ed Helms Face-To-Face With His Heroes

Ed Helms has spoken about his initial reluctance to follow up the 80's cult classics.

American Ultra - Trailer

American Ultra - Trailer

Mike's current life revolves around his girlfriend, a healthy amount of weed and his job at the local cash & carry.

Michael Douglas Shifts From Ant-Man To Beyond The Reach

Michael Douglas Shifts From Ant-Man To Beyond The Reach

Michael Douglas' two movies this year couldn't be much more different.

Advertisement
Richard O'Brien To Return To 'The Rocky Horror Show' For First Time In 20 Years

Richard O'Brien To Return To 'The Rocky Horror Show' For First Time In 20 Years

O'Brien, Rocky Horror's creator, will be playing the narrator in a special West End run in September this year.

Is Calvin Harris About To Pop The Question?

Is Calvin Harris About To Pop The Question?

As soon a pop partnership Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift got together, we knew it...

Surprise New One Direction Single Tops iTunes Chart Within An Hour

Surprise New One Direction Single Tops iTunes Chart Within An Hour

Just a day after Zayn Malik said that he had left them to make “#realmusic”, One Direction...

Advertisement