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Disney’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Topped a Slow August Weekend

The top-grossing movie for the past weekend was not a newcomer, but no one expected that it would be. Walt Disney Co.’s (NYSE: DIS) “Guardians of the Galaxy” won the ...
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9-Year Delay Could Sink ‘Sin City’ Movie Sequel

In 2005, the original “Sin City” film opened to a weekend box office of $29.12 million. That movie’s sequel, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” opens on 2,894 screens ...
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Weekend Movie Sweepstakes Dominated by Viacom

As anticipated, Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and its Paramount Studios’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” held on to its weekend box-office supremacy for a second week, outselling the latest installment, “The Expendables 3,” from ...
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Ninja Turtles Likely to Beat the Expendables at the Box Office

The summer movie season has only three more weekends to run, including this one, which features a third installment of the senior citizen action heroes, “The Expendables 3” from Lions ...
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Disney Leads 2014 Movie Box Office Sweepstakes

Of the top 10 grossing movies so far this year, the Buena Vista Studio owned by The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) claims three titles, while Time Warner Inc.’s (NYSE: ...
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Murdoch’s Next Target May Be Viacom

Rupert Murdoch, who controls the voting shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOX), needs to only make one call to land another huge multimedia company. Sumner Redstone, founder ...
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America’s Most Successful Movie Studios

The first weekend of August is now behind us and we have a new, all-time leading August movie release weekend champion. Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” grabbed $94 million in ...
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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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