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9 Big Companies That Will Disappear in 2012

As surprising as it may seem to many of us when large corporations with familiar brands vanish suddenly from the scene, it happens. Major companies like Saab, Borders, and Countrywide -- just to same a recent few -- are now history. Who's next? Read on ...

Wedding-Based Stocks to Profit From Bridezillas

Bad economy be damned: Americans still want to get hitched in style, and that means dropping lots of dough. With reality shows and movies putting all sorts of extravagant ideas into the heads of brides- and grooms-to-be, now's the time to invest in these wedding-related companies.

Oprah's OWN Delivers a Strong Debut for Advertisers

Oprah Winfrey's new cable network is commanding some of the highest ad prices on cable, and it justified the rates with its heavily-watched debut. But can OWN continue delivering the viewership to support those premium rates?

Oprah Winfrey Network Draws More Than 1 Million Viewers

Oprah Winfrey%u2019s cable TV network drew more than 1 million viewers on its debut over the weekend. The new channel, Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), launched at noon on New Year%u2019s Day, The Wall Street Journal said. It replaced Discovery Health in about 80 million homes.

More Oomph for Oprah Winfrey's New Network

Oprah Winfrey is a famously busy woman. And she's about to get even busier. The talk show queen has agreed to increase her on-air commitment to The Oprah Winfrey Network, a joint venture owned equally by Oprah's production company, Harpo, and Discovery Communications.

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Mario Gabelli Is Focusing On Now

Every quarter, Gabelli and a team of hotshot stock-pickers select five name -- their Focus Five -- as potential index-beaters. And more times than not, they're choices are spot-on. Here are the team's five picks for the third quarter.