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‘American Sniper’ Nears $200 Million in Ticket Sales After 2 Weeks

When “American Sniper” opened in wide release (3,555 screens) on Friday January 16, the film hauled in $105.3 million over the four-day holiday weekend. Considering just the typical three-day weekend ...
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Mixed Analyst Calls on Strong Netflix Earnings

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) posted its fourth-quarter and full-year results Tuesday after the markets closed. The company reported earnings per share growth of 70.9% from the same period in the ...
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Netflix Earnings Solid and Subscriber Growth Cheers Investors

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed Tuesday. For the quarter, the video distribution company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Will ‘American Sniper’ Garner Half of Warner Bros. Q1 Ticket Sales?

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) released “American Sniper,” a Clint Eastwood-directed story about an American soldier in Iraq, in just four theaters on Christmas day of 2014. That is enough to ...
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What to Expect From Netflix Earnings

While analysts and investors would like to see revenues and profits grow when Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reports fourth-quarter and full-year results after markets close Tuesday, the number that will ...
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Facebook Boosts Global Economy by $227 Billion

Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) management claims that in 2014 the social network had a positive global impact of $227 billion and triggered job growth of 4.5 million. The data come ...
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Why Disney CEO Makes $47 Million

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) filed a Schedule 14A definitive proxy statement after markets closed on Friday. The company’s annual meeting is scheduled for March 12, and one of ...
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Dish Network Settles Distribution Deal With Fox

According to most estimates, a battle between Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and the Fox News division of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) cost Fox tens of thousands of viewers ...
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Moviegoers Want Low Ticket Prices

Moviegoers want lower ticket prices. This obvious conclusion is part of a new study by consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The study, part of the PwC Consumer Intelligence Survey, attempts to discover ...
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More Analysts See Facebook Rising to $100 or Higher

If you have wondered whether the peak of social media has been seen, two Wall Street analysts are saying that it has not yet come to pass. Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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4 Top Media and Entertainment Stocks With Big Upside Potential in 2015

With entertainment and consumer content seemingly everywhere, provided by a host of new players like Netflix, where are the best opportunities for investors in 2015? A new report from Jefferies ...
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Spotify Hits 15 Million Subscribers

Spotify has reached the 15 million subscriber level, and along with that what the company calls 60 million active users. Whatever the numbers mean, they are a signal that the ...
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Bill O’Reilly Charges Dish Network With Censorship

The retransmission pricing dispute between satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and the Fox News division of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOX) has resulted in a three-week ...
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Yahoo Search Market Share Hits Record

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has lost some of its touch. It gave up search market share to Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), which relies on search for some of its revenue. ...
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How Sirius Views Its Outlook in 2015

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced on Wednesday morning that its results for 2014 were ahead of the satellite radio player's previously announced 2014 guidance. At the same time, the ...
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