Traders reserved in advance of Federal Reserve talk – 9/20/11


The stock markets were relatively quiet and peaceful as traders waited for the next chat from Federal Reserve honcho Ben Bernanke, on the schedule for 9/21/11. For broadcasters, if you were in radio you enjoyed the positive side of the divide; if TV, then it was the negative side.

The RBR Radio Index rose 5.720, or 2.1%, to 277.855.

The TVBR Television Index fell 4.329, or 2.2%, to 196.553.




Cumulus, up 19.2
Beasley, up 2.8%
Westwood One, up 2.6%

Gray, down 6.7%
LIN TV, down 4.5%
Belo, down 3%