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Will DirecTV Have to Kill or Tame Creepy Loser Alter-Ego Rob Lowe Ads?

Americans seem to have an endless love for funny commercials. If you are one of the consumers who think the creepy, loser and deadbeat Rob Lowe ads for DirecTV (NASDAQ: ...
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Discovery CEO Makes $156 Million

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) is a relatively small public company. The 2014 compensation of its CEO, David Zaslav, was not. He made $156 million last year, which has to be ...
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‘Furious 7’ Blows Franchise Past $1 Billion

On its Friday, its first day in wide release, “Furious 7” opened with $67.3 million in domestic ticket sales to add to the $938 million the franchise had already grossed, ...
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Should the NBA and Its Billions Have AAA Credit Ratings?

When sports fans think of the National Basketball Association (NBA), most probably just think about basketball games, star players, fat contracts and lots of entertainment. Let's just say there is a major business here ...
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‘Furious 7’ to Pull Franchise Over $1 Billion in US Ticket Sales

The latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise opens on 4,004 U.S. movie screens Friday, after a sneak peek at the IMAX version on Wednesday. “Furious 7,” the, um, ...
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Americans Hate Getting Bills in the Mail

Americans like to get mail from people they know, as well as holiday or greeting cards. On the other hand, they hate getting bills in the mail. According to Gallup ...
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‘Furious 7’ Debuts on 800 IMAX, 3,900 Total Screens

IMAX Corp. (NYSE: IMAX) and the Universal Studios division of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) launched the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise on what the company calls a ...
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Is Twitter on the Way Back to a $40 Billion Value Again?

Social media is considered to be a love for some and a hatred for others. Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has recovered handily from its post-IPO lows, and now the stock ...
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Charter Deal for Bright House Depends on Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), the nation’s fourth-largest cable operator, announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Bright House Networks, the sixth-largest U.S. cable operator, for $10.4 billion in ...
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Is Netflix Facing Too Much Competition?

Is Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) fairly valued? Most analysts have mixed views on the subject and price targets range between $245 and $600. 24/7 Wall St has referenced a recent ...
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March Madness Legends Continue to Reap Benefits Well After Playing Career

Some of the most memorable college basketball moments have come when players were thrust into a seemingly impossible situation and somehow pulled off a magical, game-winning shot in the NCAA ...
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Nearly Half of All Americans Watched a Google Video in February

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is by far the Internet’s largest search engine and its various websites, including YouTube, continue to attract the largest audience for viewing online video on a ...
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Among Number One Seeds, Former Kentucky Players Have Highest Off-Court Earning Power

With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament upon us, the respective No. 1 seeds (Kentucky, Villanova, Wisconsin and Duke) in each region are expected to make deep runs. Given the level ...
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Why Netflix Weakness Is Called a Buying Opportunity

Everyone’s eyes have been on Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) for the past month, whether it is literally watching the shows or watching the stock. The stock hit its 52-week high ...
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Is It Time to Part With Netflix Stock?

Last week, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) pulled out of the bidding for the rights to rerun “Seinfeld.” Monday morning, Evercore ISI analyst Ken Sena downgraded the stock from Hold to ...
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