Pay-TV operators are having a tough week on the operational side as a Midwest service disruption at DirecTV ( DTV +0.2% ) follows closely behind high-profile national outages at Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable . The troubling
By Daniel Jennings : A lot of investors are probably wondering why World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE ) is staying the course with its new business model based on streaming video subscriptions. The streaming video experiment called WWE Network hasn't done much for WWE's bottom line or ...
DirecTV ( DTV +0.7% ) is close to signing a deal with the NFL to extend the Sunday Ticket package, according to Sports Business Daily
reports AT&T ( T +0.1% ) has reached an agreement with the DOJ that paves the way for the agency to clear the DirecTV ( DTV +0.8% ) merger. No details are given on what conditions AT&T has agreed to. Regulators have been expected to sign off
By Sammy Pollack : Shares of Vodafone (NASDAQ: VOD ) have been moving higher on continued M&A rumors. VOD has become a takeover target after Verizon (NYSE: VZ ) purchased the 45% stake in Verizon Wireless that VOD had owned. VOD returned most of the proceeds from its Verizon Wireless sale directly
targeted ads in a way that brought a specific message to a specific household, but that has changed now, as DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV ) and Dish (NASDAQ: DISH ) have partnered to battle it out with competitors for the $3 billion in political ad spend in the
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By Zvi Bar : Warren Buffett is considered one of the best long-term investors, if not the best. His business, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A ), (NYSE: BRK.B ), is a holding company that primarily holds several large positions in well-known American companies, and wholly owns many others. Most of
By Helix Investment Research : In late July, Goldman Sachs highlighted 25 small-cap stocks that have upside of over 25% relative to the bank's 12-month price targets. Since then, we have been following several companies on the bank's list; chief among them is Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN ). Based in ...
The battle between DirecTV ( DTV ) and Time Warner Cable ( TWC +0.2% ) on the West Coast has spilled over into football. DirecTV hasn't signed a deal to