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Fast and Furious Franchise Will Ride Again in 2017

At the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas on Thursday, Vin Diesel, the star of the current megahit “Furious 7” -- and five of its progenitors -- announced that there will indeed ...
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Investors Unimpressed With Pandora Earnings Yet Again

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) reported its first-quarter results Thursday after the markets closed as a net loss of $0.13 per share on $230.8 million in revenue, compared to Thomson ...
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Time Warner Cable Investors May Not Have Much Risk in Comcast Deal

Merger investors and media investors alike have had a lot to fear and to bet on around the pending acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) by Comcast Corp. ...
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What to Expect From Pandora Earnings

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) will report its first-quarter financial results Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of a net loss of $0.16 per share on ...
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Mixed Earnings Report From Facebook: Growth vs. Expenses

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) reported its first-quarter results after the close of trading on Wednesday. The leader of social media posted $0.42 in adjusted earnings per share and showed that ...
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Why Facebook Must Beat on Earnings and Guidance

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is set to report its first-quarter earnings after the close of trading on Wednesday. The leader of social media is expected to post earnings of $0.40 ...
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IMAX Stock Gets Boost From Extended Warner Bros. Deal

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and IMAX Corp. (NASDAQ: IMAX) have agreed to extend through 2020 a partnership that is more than 10 years old already. Under the extension, Time ...
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Why Groupon Is Already Returning Capital to Shareholders

Online coupon and daily deals giant Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) looks like it is pulling out a huge win in a stake sale of its South Korean e-commerce business, Ticket ...
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Can ‘Furious 7’ Pass Harry Potter in Ticket Sales?

In its eight days of release in China, “Furious 7” has sold $250.5 million in tickets to boost its international gross receipts to $858.3 million. Its global total of $1.15 ...
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Does Verizon Really Have a Deal With ESPN for Pay TV?

Sometimes if something seems too good to be true, it is, in fact, too good to be true. That may be the case with the new pay-TV bundling program that ...
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‘Furious 7’ Likely to Be in Top 10 Movies of All Time

With estimated box office receipts in the range of $26 million to $28 million, “Furious 7” from Universal Studios and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is on track to bust through ...
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‘Furious 7’ Now 20th Top Grossing Film Ever

The latest installment in the Fast and Furious movie franchise, “Furious 7,” is already the franchise’s highest grossing film worldwide after less than three weeks of release. The film, from ...
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New Star Wars Trailer Just Generated Another $2 Billion Profit For Disney Holders

Sometimes you just see things that seem silly in the world of finance. It seems to be without a doubt that Star Wars is going to prove to be the ...
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Are Netflix Analysts Now Getting Too Bullish?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has hit a new 52-week high after announcing its earnings and subscriber growth. Make that an all-time high, aided partly by the hint (or forecast) of ...
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Netflix Earnings Prove Big Game Hunt for Subscribers

There is a lesson in the Netflix earnings. President Frank Underwood from “House of Cards” previously said, “For those of us climbing to the top of the food chain there ...
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