Bill O'Reilly came back just in the nick of time, boosting Fox News Channel back on top in primetime ratings after a rare news demo win by CNN on Tuesday. The O'Reilly Factor was the night's highest-rated cable news program with 615,000...Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly returned from vacation last night, and in the process helped Fox News regain its primetime demo lead over CNN, which has seen a surge in viewership with its coverage of Ferguson, Missouri.
The host puts an end to CNN's five-day streak in the key demo read more
The day's cable news TV ratings.
After CNN’s back-to-back ratings wins Monday and Tuesday, Fox News Channel returned to its familiar perch atop the cable news ratings scoreboard. FNC drew the most total viewers and A25-54 demo viewers in both total day and primetime Wednesday. Show More Summary
America's teen birth rate has been falling at an unprecedented rate for the past five years, which is great news; frustratingly, though, no one really knows why this is happening. (We do know that Teen Mom has yet to be ruled out as a contributing factor.) Read more...
The "recovery" news in Spain keeps piling up. Via translation from El Economista, Government has already taken 37% of the total 'pensions piggy bank'. If extractions continue at the current rate, the fund would be exhausted in 4 years. Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams told cable news channel CNBC that he still expects the first central bank increase in short-term interest rates will come around a year down the road.
ABC News’ “Good Morning America” ranked as the No. 1 morning newscast across all key target demos: Total Viewers
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By Calafia Beach Pundit: Since all the evidence to date suggests that the economy continues to improve on the margin, the FOMC (in their statement released today) is right to think that they may have to raise short-term interest rates sooner than expected. Show More Summary
The story was much the same in Britain where bond yields jumped on news that two Bank of England policymakers unexpectedly broke rank with colleagues and voted for higher interest rates earlier this month. The current target for Fed funds is a range of zero to 25 basis points and it effectively trades at just 8 basis points.
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. The Worst Case Scenario For The Bond Market (Business Insider) While we didn't get higher interest rates this year as many on Wall Street had predicted, analysts point out that higher rates are inevitable. Show More Summary
With near-continuous live reports from the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, CNN scored ratings victories over Fox News in the 25-54 demo in both the 6-9 a.m. morning hours and primetime on Tuesday. CNN's New Day averaged 251K viewers in the demo Tuesday morning, beating Fox News' Fox & Friends, which had 212K.
CNN's '360' anchor continues to report on location from the embattled Missouri town read more
A year after the launch of the cable news network Al Jazeera America, layoffs, rumors of more layoffs, and catastrophic ratings have staffers rattled. Writing for Columbia Journalism Review, Dean Starkman reports on the struggles ofShow More Summary
This morning John Nolte brought us the remarkable news that some significant number of people - significant enough to generate some Salon click-bait, at any rate - think Taylor Swift's new music video is racially insensitive. It would...Show More Summary
Gov-check Where's your governor? Oklahoma. (where the jobless rate's way lower than ours) which makes it all the more irksome to see him veto the bill that would have prohibited companies from refusing to hire New Jersey's unemployed. Show More Summary
Real Madrid are trying to force Sami Khedira to quit the club, opening the door for a possible move to the Premier League with Arsenal. However, Bayern Munich have now declared their interest in the highly rated midfield star. MarcaShow More Summary
Covering the outrage and violence in Ferguson, MO in the wake of Michael Brown's death has boosted cable news network numbers. Fox News Channel continued to control primetime in overall audience Monday, with its numbers boosted to 2.136 million viewers - up 16% compared to same day last year's 1.834 million. Show More Summary