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5/7/14First Time In 800,000 Years: CO2 Levels Above 400 ppm (Gold Stocks Today)

This just in from, of all sources, CBS. It’s quite a milestone we’ve passed here. Time for some contemplation perhaps. Time to wonder if enough people will care enough soon enough. Doesn’t look like it. Looks like we&rsq...

1/8/14Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) ~ Amazon and CBS Corporation Announce Exclusive Content Licensing A... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - Amazon and CBS Corporation Announce Exclusive Content Licensing Agreement for New CBS Series Extant-Produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and Starring Halle Berry Extant to premiere on the CBS ... Read more on this. Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), with a current value of $183.12B, began trading this morning at $398.47. [...]

6/27/13Obama's flip response to questions about the Snowden espionage case! (Video) (The Political and Financial Markets Commentator)

And predictably CBS News evaluates the President's statements to mean that 'we (the US) are on top of it and are taking care of it'! Just as predictably I evaluate it in a slightly different way. I saw it as just so much more useless rhetoric being spewed that will not sway either our friends or enemies. As a reference tool for the failed US reaction to this case of espionage, you can read at your liesure the article titled 'China and Russia bogarting the 'joint' in the Snowden...

5/15/13(CBS) Can Aereo Change the Broadcast Game? (Stock Blog Hub)

The signal’s still green for Aereo. Despite several legal challenges, the company which streams over-the-air TV programs from the cloud continues to grow its services. The brainchild of CEO Chaitanya (Chet) Kanojia, Aereo has worked its way around existing legislation which requires cable and satellite providers to pay license fees to broadcasters. These laws were [...]

1/17/13CBS (Samurai Trader)

Among the leaders in relative volume was CBS, but this was actually a follow on move to a prior breakout, which would put he breakout point lower than the previous high. That only really makes a difference when trying to project a target price: jn this case it hit that target, then dropped to form the dreaded black candle. I suspect this won't be going much higher anytime soon, but could become attractive it it pulls back in to the bottom of the gap.

12/30/12Sunday Morning Coffee (Random Roger's Big Picture)

Yesterday CBS had a couple of shows targeted to the 75 Anniversary of the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament. One of the two shows consisted of a roundtable with some very successful coaches including Rick Pitino and Billy Donovan. Pitino is a true titan of college coaching, he's taken three different teams to the final four (a total of six final four appearances) and won the title as coach of Kentucky in 1996. Donovan was a star on the Pitino coached Providence team that went to the final four...

12/1/12Study: American Households Hit 43-Year Low In Net Worth (Phil's Favorites)

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – The median net worth of American households has dropped to a 43-year low as the lower and middle classes appear poorer and less stable than they have been since 1969. According to a recent study by New York University economics professor Edward N. Wolff, median net worth is at the decades-low figure of $57,000 (in 2010 dollars). And as the numbers in his study reflect, the situation only appears worse when all the statistics are taken as a whole. According to...

11/2/12Hurricane Sandy's Victims Get Cookies and Hot Chocolates from Red Cross (EX-SKF)

New York's Staten Islanders are furious. From CBS New York (11/2/2012): Staten Islanders On Sandy Response: We’ve Been Left FAR Behind NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Staten Island residents are furious. They feel that in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy they’ve been ignored and left to fend for themselves. CBS 2′s Jessica Schneider toured the borough on Thursday night and saw one home on Cedar Grove Avenue that looks like it was torn to shreds by a tornado. However, it was surging...

10/5/12Democratic Strategist: Look, Romney Cheated! He Took Out Some Suspicious White Object (Cheat Shee... (EX-SKF)

From CBS News (10/5/2012; part) Upon Further Review: Mitt Romney May Have Cheated To Win The Debate ...But there was a moment in the debate that will be discussed in the days ahead that everyone missed until yesterday. A review of the debate tape reveals that, apparently, Mitt Romney needed a cheat sheet to keep the lies straight. The rules of the presidential debates are clear about not bringing outside notes and presidents and aspirants have followed the rule for decades. Video of the...

9/13/12(CBS) CBS Corporation Extends Affiliation Agreement (Stock Blog Hub)

CBS Television Network, a wing of CBS Corporation’s (CBS) entertainment segment, recently announced that it has extended its affiliation agreement with Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. (NXST) by an additional 6 years for eight stations which the latter owns and operates. Due to its exposure in publishing, radio and television broadcasting, and outdoor billboard businesses, CBS remains [...]

9/13/12MUST WATCH "Open Mic" VIDEO: If you are an American who only gets their "news" through traditiona... (The Political and Financial Markets Commentator)

...then you're as uniformed after as you were before you started.  Finally we have video proof of what has always been known! That traditional news outlets, the so-called "mainstream media",  collude in order to spin the news to benefit specific sides of a story. To cut through the crap the MSM is simply another arm of the Democrat Party! Consider the video below which captures "journalists"

8/31/12Mitt Romney Could Pick CBS’ Hubbard to Replace Ben Bernanke (ValueWalk.com)

COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL DEAN GLENN HUBBARD TELLS FOX BUSINESS NETWORK THAT IT IS “PREMATURE SPECULATION” ON TO WHETHER ROMNEY WILL ASK HIM TO BE CHAIRMAN OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE Columbia Business School Dean Glenn Hubbard spoke to FOX Business Network’s (FBN) Lori Rothman about the rumors GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will nominate him to replace Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve [...]

8/9/12(CBS) CBS Corporation – Bull of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)

CBS Corporation's (CBS) second-quarter 2012 earnings of $0.65 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.58 and rose 12% year-over-year on the back of increases in affiliate and subscription fee revenues as well as effective cost management that helped mitigate the fall in advertising revenue. Although total revenue fell 3% to $3,476 million, management [...]

8/5/12Porn and politics: Jenna Jameson gives Mitt Romney the nod! (The Political and Financial Markets Commentator)

While voters don't typically look to porn actresses for their political analysis and commentary, Jenna Jameson has the right idea and will hopefully have some pull with her fans! Here's what this star of stage and screen had to say: "..."I'm very looking forward to a Republican being back in office," Jameson said... ...Jameson made the comments exclusively to a CBS SF staffer who was

6/20/12(CBS) CBS Corporation – Value (Stock Blog Hub)

CBS Corporation (CBS) is firing on all cylinders as it recently reported a record first quarter. Despite shares surging to 3-year highs, this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) has plenty of value, with a forward P/E of just 8.2. CBS is a national media company with broadcast television through CBS and The CW networks, cable television [...]

6/5/12CBS, ORCL, CRM, JT, GOOG: Latest M&A News (ValueWalk.com)

Here's a look at Tuesday's latest mergers and acquisition news. CBS Bankers are assessing possible interest in CBS’s (NYSE:CBS) outdoor advertising business, CBS Outdoor Inc. They are contacting private equity firms about a possible deal but they're only in the preliminary stages. According to The Wall Street Journal, one hurdle in a possible sale may be its [...]

4/23/12(CBS) CBS Corporation – Bull of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)

CBS Corporation's (CBS) fourth-quarter 2011 earnings of $0.57 per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.53 and surged 23.9% from $0.46 earned in the year-ago quarter buoyed by growth in high margin operations and cost-containment efforts. The quarter saw a step up in both the advertising marketplace as well as profitable content deals. Management remains [...]

4/5/12U.S. to Become Tax Debtors’ Prison (Gold Stocks Today)

If you’re planning to leave the U.S. for any reason, you may soon need to make sure your taxes are all paid up. The U.S. government is looking to plug up leaks on its tax slave ship. From CBS… [INDENT]LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A bill auth...

3/20/12(UPDATE: M.7.4) Magnitude 7.6 Earthquake in Mexico (EX-SKF)

(UPDATE: Now, USGS says it was M.7.4 earthquake.) ============================== The earthquake was 17.5 kilometers deep (for more, go to USGS). Damage unknown. There was a M.5.1 aftershock about 30 minutes later. From CBS Houston (3/20/2012): MEXICO CITY (CBS Houston) – A magnitude 7.6 earthquake has struck near Acapulco, Mexico, a favorite tourist destination. The United States Geological Survey reports that the quake’s epicenter was 11 miles underground and 115 miles from...

2/8/12Confirmed: USPS' New Marketing Plan Sucks (Jr Deputy Accountant)

Aha! Although I was berated by mailmen and mailchicks (is that the correct term?) across the country for daring to say that the USPS' new marketing plan blows, CBS News has confirmed what I already knew, it sucks. Check out this juicy little bit from "10 companies with insanely bad marketing": New U.S. Postal Service commercial. There's a new U.S. Postal Service TV commercial where the narrator says, "A refrigerator has never been hacked. An online virus has never attacked a corkboard....

1/11/1240% of Americans Are Now Independent. Independents Would Vote for Paul Over Obama (Phil’s Stock World)

Courtesy of ZeroHedge. View original post here.Submitted by George Washington.By Washington’s Blog  While mainstream pundits desperately cling to their mantra that Ron Paul is “unelectable”, the numbers show a different story. Gallup finds a record high-high 40% of all Americans now identify as independents. This is higher than the 31% of Americans who identify as [...]

12/17/11Wall Street's Shadow Market (Finance Documentaries)

This CBS report looks at the so-called shadow market, where complex financial instruments are privately traded, with little disclosure and very low levels of transparency. The shadow market contributed directly to the contagion aspect of the crisis as all the deals were done directly between institutions, creating high levels of counterparty risk (and one initiative has been to mandate these transactions to be cleared through a central counter party). Securitisation and derivatives certainly...

12/15/11(CBS) CBS Corporation Extends NFL Deal (Stock Blog Hub)

CBS Corporation (CBS) recently announced that it has extended its broadcast rights deal with the National Football League (NFL) for nine more years. However, the financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The newly announced deal will extend CBS Corporation’s existing deal to 2022. The current deal was scheduled to end in 2013. According to the [...]

11/10/11Idaho National Lab Accident: Plutonium Cladding Went Bad (EX-SKF)

and plutonium oxidized, turning into power. The cladding was made of stainless steel. One worker tested positive for americium-241 in the lungs, which is taken as a sure sign that he has inhaled plutonium. From CBS News (11/10/2011): ...... Early Tuesday afternoon, workers wearing lab coats and gloves but not respiratory gear were recovering the fuel so it could be shipped to a U.S. Department of Energy facility in an undisclosed state. The lab originally reported it was bound for Nevada...

11/8/11David Einhorn's Letter Perfumed With Success (Benzinga)

I have never been a hedge fund manager, but I would imagine that those end-of-quarter letters can be a genuine joy to write, or an absolute chore, depending on how said quarter went. One has to imagine that, when David Einhorn sat down to rattle through his latest letter, he did so with a smile on his face. In the third quarter, Greenlight initiated new positions in CBS (NYSE: CBS), General Motors (NYSE: GM), and Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL). Not one but three major players. Let's...

11/8/11David Einhorn Buys CBS, General Motors & Marvell Technology: Q3 Letter (market folly)

David Einhorn 's hedge fund Greenlight Capital just sent out its third quarter letter to investors and in it they reveal some of their latest portfolio activity. Einhorn's firm initiated brand new positions in CBS Corp (CBS), General Motors (GM), and Marvell Technology (MRVL) in the third quarter. CBS Corp (CBS) Greenlight likes CBS due to its growing retransmission fees, monetization of their content library, as well as the potential for increased advertising spending by clients. The...

11/4/11Has the Sparkle Come Off the Tiffany Network? (Benzinga)

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) reported third quarter earnings last night that were mixed, and might have some investors questioning whether CEO Les Moonves is slipping on some fronts. The entertainment company reported third quarter earnings of 50 cents per share on $3.37 billion in revenues. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 46 cents per share on $3.43 billion in revenues. The top line miss is a little concerning, especially since Moonves and team have been so adept at selling old...

11/3/11CBS 3rd-quarter profit up as ads flat, revenue up from content distribution deals (Penny Stock DD)

 Broadcasting company CBS Corp. said Thursday that its third-quarter net income rose 7 per cent, helped by new online streaming deals for its content as advertising revenue held steady despite lower political ad spending. Net income in the three months to Sept. 30 grew to $338 million, or 50 cents per share, from $317 million, or [...]

10/28/11Most lies are not crimes. But Perjury is- Right? (Wall Street Law Blog)

How many times did disgraced Yankees, Astros, Blue Jays and Red Sox player Roger Clemens deny taking performance enhancing drugs?  At least one time too many. Roger Clemens -- the uber-pitcher who owns a record six Cy Young awards -- went on Sixty Minutes to, he said, clear his name.  The Rocket stared straight into the CBS cameras and swore he had never knowingly taken a performance enhancing drug.   In an ESPN SportsCenter interview, Clemens clearly struggled to control...

10/13/11Why Reed Hastings Might Be Getting Desperate (Benzinga)

Earlier today, news came out that CBS (NYSE: CBS) and Warner Bros. Television had signed a deal with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) to instantly watch previous seasons of scripted series that air on The CW from its current schedule through the 2014-15 season. Included in the deal are the new seasons of series "Ringer," "Hart of Dixie" and "The Secret Circle;" returning hits "The Vampire Diaries," "Gossip Girl," "90210," "Supernatural," "Nikita" and mid-season series, "One Tree Hill." Previous...

8/8/11Is This the Worst Congress Ever? (Money Morning)

A growing body of evidence suggests that our current crop of representatives in Washington have, in fact, formed the worst congress... ever. A new CBS News/New York Times poll last week revealed that 82% of Americans disapprove of the way Congress is doing its job - the highest disapproval rating since polling began in 1977. Just 14% approve of Congress' performance. The poll comes on the heels of a debt-ceiling debate that was fraught with tension and absent of any real...

8/3/11Earnings Reports Put Media ETF In Focus (PBS, TWX, CMCSA, CBS) (Wall Street Sector Selector)

NYSE:PBS, NYSE:TWX, NASDAQ:CMCSA, NYSE:CBS

8/3/11U.S. Stock-Index Futures Advance as Jobs Growth, Earnings Top Forecasts (Penny Stock DD)

U.S. stock futures rose, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will rebound from the longest slump since 2008, as companies added more jobs than forecast and earnings at companies including MasterCard Inc. (MA) beat estimates. MasterCard, the second-biggest payments network, advanced 2.8 percent after profit rose 33 percent as customers’ spending increased. CBS Corp. (CBS), [...]

8/2/11CBS Profit More Than Doubles, Tops Estimate (Penny Stock DD)

Television network company CBS Corp. (CBS: News ,CBS-A: News ), said Tuesday its profit for the second quarter more than doubled from last year, driven by strong growth and margin expansion in most of its segments. Both earnings and revenues for the quarter came in ahead of Street expectations. The New York-based company reported net earnings [...]

7/28/11Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Signs CBS Deal (eMoneyDaily)

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has signed a licensing deal with CBS to stream its contents in Canada and Latin America.Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Signs CBS DealThe US streaming video service provider Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) struck a two year non-exclusive deal with CBS to stream its content in Canada and Latin America.The deal will allow the company to [...]

7/21/11Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Improving CBS Streaming (eMoneyDaily)

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has signed a deal with CBS to strengthen its streaming service.Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Improving CBS StreamingThe online retailer Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has signed a streaming deal with CBS Corp to reinforce its streaming service.The new agreement will allow its Prime customers to stream CBS shows including ‘The Tudors’, ‘Medium’, ‘Cheers’ and ‘Numb3rs’. The company was [...]

7/20/11Amazon Boosts Netflix, Hulu Rivalry With CBS Deal (Penny Stock DD)

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), escalating its competition with Netflix Inc. (NFLX) and Hulu LLC, reached an agreement allowing customers to watch thousands of the CBS television shows online. The non-exclusive agreement with CBS Corp. (CBS) adds 2,000 episodes of shows, including full seasons of “Numb3rs” and “Medium” at no additional cost to subscribers of the Amazon Prime service, the [...]

7/17/11Why Prosecute Former MLB Star Roger Clemens? (old post with new relevance) (Wall Street Law Blog)

How many times did disgraced Yankees, Astros, Blue Jays and Red Sox player Roger Clemens deny taking performance enhancing drugs?  At least one time too many. Roger Clemens -- the uber-pitcher who owns a record six Cy Young awards -- went on Sixty Minutes to, he said, clear his name.  The Rocket stared straight into the CBS cameras and swore he had never knowingly taken a performance enhancing drug.   In an ESPN SportsCenter interview, Clemens clearly struggled to control...

7/11/11Top Retail Analyst: "I Think What’s Going On … Is That We Are In A Depression For 80 Percent... (Wall Street Sector Selector)

CBS station KNX 1070 in Los Angeles reports: More stores across the U.S. that offer deeply-discounted products are seeing their sales decline after years of growth amid America’s “Great Recession” — and one analyst said on Monday it’s anot...

5/18/11Strauss-Kahn: Carpet Removed From Room May Show That Maid Spit After Alleged Forced Oral Sex (Wall Street Sector Selector)

We'd heard earlier that the police had removed a portion of carpet from the Sofitel room, where IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly attempted to rape a made. A report from CBS New York explains why: The officials say the carpet was cut from a ...

5/12/11SEAL helmet cams recorded entire bin Laden raid-See Video (Wall Street Sector Selector)

A new picture emerged Thursday of what really happened the night the Navy SEALs swooped in on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports the 40 minutes it took to kill bin Laden and sc...

5/10/11CBS results beat forecasts (Penny Stock DD)

CBS Corp (CBS.N) reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results, helped by healthy ad sales and higher profit margins, and doubled its dividend. Shares of CBS, home to the most-watched U.S. broadcast network with hit shows such as "The Big Bang Theory," rose about 4 percent after hours, extending a rally that has driven [...]

5/5/11Jelli’s Potential Impact on Radio (Robert Weinstein Trading Blog)

Every once in a while, I miss something. When I do, I tend to beat myself up for several hours. Shortly thereafter I come to my senses, realizing that the new and social media worlds develop so quickly, in real-time, that it's simply not possible to keep abreast of each and every new idea, press release, and [...]

5/3/11CBS Exposed NFLX (Robert Weinstein Trading Blog)

I have found a solution to my Netflix (NFLX) conference call conundrum. To learn something material about Netflix's business, just listen to other company's calls. While reporting solid Q1 2011 earnings for CBS (CBS), company President and CEO Leslie Moonves provided more new information than Netflix would like public if you go by CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells' performances on the firm's recent faux live [...]

5/2/11Trader's Outlook for the Day of Osama Bin Laden's Death and 9/11 Remembrance (DISH, CBS, LVS, PFE... (Benzinga)

Osama Bin Laden has been killed by the U.S Navy Seals, and Warren Buffett feels as good as the markets- which are trading higher today on the news. The death, which was announced late Sunday evening in a press conference by President Obama, has spread like wild fire across the nation. Crowds lasting well into the evening at ground zero in New York City and millions of tweets about the event prove the public sentiment about the subject. Public sentiment moves markets. So what should you...

4/15/11CBS forces developer to pull DiagnosticPADD app (Wall Street Sector Selector)

CBS is using trademark and copyright violations to force the removal of a Star Trek-themed diagnostic application from the App Store. DiagnosticPADD uses an interface similar to the fictional computer operating system showcased in select Star Trek...

4/6/11Google (GOOG) vs CBS Corporation (CBS) (Intelligent Speculator)

Last week I read a very interesting piece on the Wall Street Journal website about Google's (GOOG) valuation as the author took an interesting argument. That Google should not be considered as a technology company but rather as a media company. Why? One of the main arguments were that Google's revenues are almost only driven [...]

4/3/11[Video] CBS Sunday - 50+ Crowd Finds Job Market Even More Difficult than Younger Peers (Fund my Mutual Fund)

An interesting story this morning on the plight of the 50+ year old crowd in America's job market. Despite improving job data, older unemployed workers are having more trouble finding work, as companies favor less-experienced, cheaper candidates. Tracy Smith looks into what it takes to find a job for an unemployed baby boomer. 8 minute video "People over 50 are in a very tough spot these days, because employers are cautious about taking on not only the salaries but the benefits...

3/22/11WATCH: Charlie Sheen Pops Up Unannounced On "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (Wall Street Sector Selector)

He's rumored to have met with both CBS and Fox Sports over the past few days -- but when Charlie Sheen popped up unannounced last night, the channel was turned to ABC. Sheen burst onto the set of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" during the host's interview with Ma...

3/19/11You May Be Surprised To Hear Which Company Just Joined The Top 10 Online Video Sites (Wall Street Sector Selector)

Take that TV dinner to your PC. In February, there were 139.2 million unique U.S. online video viewers who streamed 13.6 billion videos on their PCs and laptops, according to the latest Nielsen report. They spent an average of 4 hours, 20 minutes vie...


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