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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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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Tuesday: Markets Mixed at Open, Closes Slightly Higher

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as investors weighed conflicting data from the U.S., Europe, and Asia. In Europe, retail sales declined more than expected in Germany, Italy’s unemployment ...
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Online Video Viewers, Ads Post Big Numbers in March

Various sites owned by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), including YouTube, drew nearly 154 million unique viewers in March. Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) clocked in with nearly 64 million unique viewers ...
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Twitter Seeks Video Deals with Viacom, Comcast

In an effort to boost the amount of time users spend on its website, privately held Twitter is reportedly negotiating with Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) ...
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Picking Winners in Streaming Media (INTC, AAPL, GOOG, NFLX, AMZN, P, MSFT, SNE, DIS, CBS, CMCSA, VZ, CSTR, TWX, VIAB, NWSA)

This might be one of those times that’s it difficult to tell the players even with a scorecard. The battle for control of the living room is about to be ...
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Deutsche Bank Picks Winners for the Secular Bull Market (HON, GE, IBM, QCOM, UTX, ITW, EMC, ACN, C, ALL, INTC, APH, ROK, PCP, GOOG, MSFT, WYNN, VIAB, SLB, CTSH)

We have reported recently that despite many calls of an “aging” four-year bull market, what we have experienced since the market lows of March 2009 has been a cyclical bull ...
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