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Has Disney’s ‘Pirates’ Lost the Treasure Map? Movie Does Only $77 Million

The top-grossing movie ever for a four-day Memorial Day weekend opening was The Walt Disney Co.'s (NYSE: DIS) "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End." But that was 10 years ...
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Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Sequel Should Win the Weekend, Despite Lukewarm Reviews

The Walt Disney Co.'s (NYSE: DIS) fifth film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is expected to run up opening weekend box office receipts of around $80 million, despite ...
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Will Latest Pirates of the Caribbean Film Deliver for Disney?

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," the fifth installment of the blockbuster Disney movie franchise, is set to open Memorial Day weekend. Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) ...
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GameStop Sinks Despite Beating Earnings

When GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed Thursday, the company said that it had $0.63 in earnings per share (EPS) and $2.05 billion in ...
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WideOpenWest Quietly Enters the Market in Its IPO

WideOpenWest Inc. (NYSE: WOW) entered the market quietly on Thursday in its initial public offering (IPO). The company priced its 18.24 million shares at $17 per share, but the stock ...
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Social Media Short Sellers Grow More Selective

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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Colbert Carries CBS to First Late Night Win in 22 Years

The last time CBS won the ratings war for late-night programming, there was a Clinton in the White House and a guy named Leno in the driver's seat over at ...
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Who Is Ariana Grande?

Ariana Grande, whose concert in Manchester, England, Monday was jolted by a terrorist attack that killed at least 22 and injured 50 others, is a chart-busting pop-star juggernaut whose personal ...
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Redbox to Release Some Video Rentals Earlier At 41,000 Locations

Redbox, the movie vending machine company, has cut a deal with Time Warner Inc.'s (NYSE: TWX) Warner Bros. studio to release movies earlier than under a past agreement. Redbox has ...
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The Trade Desk Files for a Secondary Offering

The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD) has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. No pricing details were listed in the ...
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‘Alien: Covenant’ Tops ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ for Weekend Box Office Win

One old science fiction movie series topped another as "Alien: Covenant," the eighth installment of the Alien franchise brought in $36 million at the domestic box office. "Guardians of the ...
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“Alien: Covenant” On Track to Lead Weekend Box Office

Opening weekend receipts for "Alien: Covenant" from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) are expected to range between $35 and $40 million, pushing The Walt Disney Co.'s (NYSE: DIS) "Guardians ...
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Trump Was 41% Of All News Coverage In His First 100 Days.

Donald Trump did the news media a favor by giving it a single subject to drive or support viewership and readership recently. 41% of all news stories over Trump's first ...
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Painting Sells for $110.5 Million, a Record

A painting by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, who is not a household name, sold for $110.5 million, which is an all-time record for any artwork created after 1980. Sotheby's auctioned off the ...
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Newspaper Companies Take Pounding From Wall Street

In the past five trading days, many of America's largest publicly traded newspaper companies have been under siege on Wall Street. Shares of McClatchy Co. (NYSE: MNI) are off 22% ...
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