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Is Sylvester Stallone Too Old for the Movies?

Sylvester Stallone has been in the news lately, as a version of his new movie "The Expendables 3” has been illegally downloaded by 200,000 people. The first two versions of ...
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Weekend Movies: Will Scarlett Johansson Beat Up on ‘The Rock’?

Last week's big movie, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," pulled in more than $100 million in its first week, after an opening weekend of $72.6 million, but managed ...
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Time Warner-Fox Deal Raises Other Media Merger Possibilities

Reports Wednesday morning that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) made an $85 per share offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) sent shares of Time Warner soaring in ...
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Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures In Play Due to Time Warner/Fox

Reports that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) made an $85 per share offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) have sent shares of Time Warner soaring Wednesday morning. ...
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Sony Needs to Sell Movie Unit

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) posted another annual loss, for the fiscal year that ended in March, and it forecast another for the current year. The Japanese company has more loss-making ...
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Buyback ETF Manager Has Three Top Buyback Stocks Now

Some investors love dividends, while others prefer share buybacks to drive the shares higher through time. Some investors love both. 24/7 Wall St. recently had a chance to speak with ...
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The Movie Business Needs Another 2014 Blockbuster

In 2013, U.S. movie studios as a group posted gross receipts of $10.92 billion, and the top grossing film of the year was "Iron Man 3" from Walt Disney Co.'s ...
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J.P. Morgan’s Seven Big Consumer Stocks to Buy for 2014

Over the years, Wall Street always has at least one indefatigable equity strategist. Technical and market guru Ralph Acampora held that post for years, and rode the 1990s bull market ...
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Reports: Sony, Viacom Near Deal on Internet TV

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) and Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) have reached a preliminary agreement that would allow Sony to carry Viacom’s cable channels on Sony’s planned Internet TV service. The ...
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Why No One Wants to Own Hulu

Hulu will not be sold. The online video website was put on the market by its owners, 21st-Century Fox, NBCUniversal and Walt Disney Co, (NYSE: DIS). Rumors claim there were ...
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The Big Idea Behind TV Station Mergers

Today’s announced acquisition of Local TV Holdings and its 19 TV stations by The Tribune Company follows a script mapped out earlier this year by other TV station owners like ...
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Netflix, DreamWorks Sign TV Programming Deal

In what the company calls a “groundbreaking deal,” Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) announced this morning that it has signed a multiyear deal with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) to ...
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Mobile Internet Forcing Big Changes in Media Business

The explosive global growth of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets has led to equally explosive growth in demand for mobile bandwidth to feed the ever-hungrier devices. Growth in demand ...
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Amazon Snags Viacom Programs After Netflix Passed in Favor of Disney

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) said this morning that the two had signed a multiyear, exclusive deal that will offer Viacom programming on Amazon’s Prime Instant ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Wednesday: Markets Cannot Shake-off Low Open and Sink to Close

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning following a weaker-than-expected employment report from ADP and concern that Friday’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics will follow the ADP lead ...
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