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‘Focus’ Steals Weekend Box Office for Warner

Following on the huge success of “American Sniper,” Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and its Warner Bros. studio took over the top spot in this past weekend’s U.S. box office ...
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Star Trek Movie Franchise Reaches $1.2 Billion Ticket Sales

Leonard Nimoy and his "Star Trek" co-stars built a remarkable movie franchise that brought in over $1.2 billion, or $103 million per picture spread over 12 films. He died Friday ...
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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Lives Up to Weekend Hopes

Universal Studios and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) have scored the biggest international opening weekend ever for an R-rated movie with “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which posted ticket sales of an ...
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President’s Day Weekend Looks Good for Comcast and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

For a Thursday night opening on 2,830 screens, Comcast Corp.’s (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Focus Features romance “Fifty Shades of Grey” sold an estimated $8.6 million in tickets. That would be the second-highest ...
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‘American Sniper’ Expected to Top $30 Million for Weekend

The Super Bowl dominates U.S. attention this weekend. The movie studios know it and generally choose to maintain a low profile on a weekend when the Sunday audience is typically ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Bank of America, Intel, SanDisk, Viacom, Time Warner and More

After a long holiday weekend, investors return to a shortened trading week with the markets looking firmly poised to make a move higher on Tuesday. With over half of the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

January 15, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 230 equities making new 52-week lows today. Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW) posted a new 52-week low on Thursday of $7.11. ...
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Movie Fans Get ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ This Weekend

The tally on last week’s box office receipts did not end up with the projected winner at the top of the ranking. Viacom Inc.’s (NASDAQ: VIAB) Paramount studio was supposed ...
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First Holiday Movies Hit the Big Screen This Weekend

The first Friday in November marks the beginning of the holiday movie season, which runs through the week or weekend of New Year’s Day. The first movie out of the ...
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Did Subscription Internet Video Competition Just Get a Death Blow?

There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks related to offering pay-TV packages that give customers more of what they want for less money. One of the main forces ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

September 23, 2014: The following stocks are among the 203 equities making new 52-week lows today: Chico’s FAS Inc. (NYSE: CHS) dropped about 1.2% on Tuesday to post a new ...
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As Video Streaming Grows, Price War Likely

U.S. consumers might get a break from the high costs of a pay-TV subscriptions starting next year when several major providers plan to introduce streaming video on-demand services in what ...
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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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