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BLU-RAY A BOON FOR HOME VIDEO

February 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It wasn’t all gloom and doom for the home video industry last year. According to a note to clients from Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne, sales of movies on Blu-ray Discs increased 11 percent, with Blu-ray representing 27 percent of the top titles of the year. The Morgan Stanley note observed that Blu-ray sales for […]

INVESTORS SAY “AYE” TO THE EYE

October 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Investors and analysts appear to have revised their view of CBS Corp. as the media conglomerate most exposed to the threat of another economic downturn. In the past Wall Street forecasters have generally warned that the company is at the mercy of its advertising clients, who generally cut ad spending when times become rough. But […]

STOCKS FALL; MEDIA STOCKS FALL FARTHER

August 19, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

As the overall stock market experienced another plunge in its recent roller-coaster ride, some investors in media stocks hung on for dear life Thursday. The Dow Jones U.S. Broadcasting & Entertainment Total Stock Market Index fell 4 percent, but media companies that rely the most heavily on advertising revenue plunged far more deeply. For a […]