Items Tagged with 'Mass media'


  • Ferrari Not Included

    Recognize the glass wall of that house listing? Maybe the all-around view of lush foliage and green trees? Add a classic Ferrari and a young Matthew Broderick to the picture, and you may recognize the property as the famous house featured in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Yes, the very house where Bueller's friend, Cameron Frye, accidentally sent his father's Ferrari crashing through the full-length windows.
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  • Extreme Makeover: Mortgage Edition

    Imagine the pilot episode: Ty Pennington surprises a tearful family in their recently renovated home while a voice-over fills in the audience: The Smith family was in dire straights when the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" team re-did their run-down 1970s home, unintentionally jacking up property taxes and pushing utility bills through the roof. Now the "Extreme Makeover: Mortgage Edition" team is going to step in to relieve them of some of the financial burden.
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  • Dow Jones Removes Citi, GM

    Still in the shadow of the government's total $45bn capital injections and following news the institution needs another $5.5bn to withstand more severe economic conditions, Citigroup [stock C][/stock] will be delisted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Dow Jonestoday said The Travelers Companies [stock TRV][/stock] is replacing Citigroup on the Dow Jones Industrial Average as of June 8. Travelers, which spun off Citigroup in 2002, provides property and casualty insurance.
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  • Jon Stewart and Jim Cramer: Winner is?

    Hands down it was Stewart in perhaps the most awkward and entertaining late night interview in at least five years, Thursday night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Stewart and crew have turned up the volume a notch on criticism against CNBC in recent days, and last night's episode was the latest high note in what has become a long-running feud between the two. Here's Part 1 of the interview:
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  • Bailout hangover?

    The Dow Jones Industrials fell below 10,000 for the first time in over four years in trading Monday morning, tanking more than 500 points to 9,787 as fears of financial crisis spread.
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