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  • It appears Blackstone will not succeed in its buyout attempt of Dynegy, the Houston energy company specializing in power plant operations.

  • Lionsgate's Q2 Loss Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 10:42 AM ET

    As Lionsgate continues its battle with Carl Icahn and its push to merge with MGM, it reported that it swung to a second quarter loss. The studio announced its earnings after the bell Tuesday — a net loss of 22 cents per share, down from a net profit of 26 cents per share in the year-earlier quarter, and 25 percent higher revenue of $456.3 million.

  • Lions Gate Offering to Combine With MGM Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 9:19 AM ET

    Lions Gate is offering to combine its business with MGM in a deal supported by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns stakes in both studios.

  • Does Bankrupt Blockbuster Stand a Chance? Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 2:10 PM ET

    Blockbuster failed to update its brick-and-mortar model to compete in the fast-paced digital age, and it's been trounced by Netflix and Redbox.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday September 1st Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 6:12 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Icahn Boosts Energy Investments, Sells BlockBuster Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 1:40 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn invested in the energy sector in the second quarter even while pursuing more high-profile targets like Motorola and Lions Gate Entertainment, according to a regulatory filing Monday.

  • Lionsgate stock gained 3.9 percent today as it was added to the Russell 2000 index, effective as of the end of trading. The company's shares finished the week at $7.27, which is notable, considering that Carl Icahn's tender offer is priced at $7 a share. Icahn controls 31.8 percent of shares (as of his tender deadline last Wednesday).

  • Lionsgate vs. Icahn Battle Drags Out Further Friday, 21 May 2010 | 3:36 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Today he announced he's extended his $7 a share tender offer for Lionsgate—for the third time. Instead of expiring this evening, his tender offer will now expire at 8 pm on June 1. This comes just days after Lionsgate and Icahn sat down for talks on alternative options, talks that don't seem to have gone anywhere.

  • Lionsgate Announces Settlement Talks with Carl Icahn Monday, 17 May 2010 | 4:26 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    This is just the latest in the ongoing battle between the movie studio and Carl Icahn, who's attempting to take the company over for $7 a share. After facing a major setback last week Icahn isn't giving up without a fight.

  • Carl Icahn

    The ongoing battle between corporate raider Carl Icahn and Lionsgate has yielded yet another update. The movie studio issued a release saying that its shareholders rejected Icahn's offer to buy the company's common shares for $7 per share.

  • Forget the dramas they produce on screen, the real life drama involving Lions Gate and Carl Icahn is worthy of a movie, all its own!

  • Lionsgate Battles Icahn, Pre-releases Positive Earnings Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 1:16 PM ET

    This morning the studio pre-released preliminary full year results nearly five weeks ahead of schedule — results that could influence shareholders considering Icahn's takeover plan.

  • Signs that the economy is recovering are popping up everywhere. Here are a few you might have missed: trucker shortages, fancy pens and "jerk" insurance!

  • Icahn to Appeal After Losing Trump Casino Ruling Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | 5:02 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn, who lost out this week on a bid to buy the three Trump Entertainment Resorts casinos in Atlantic City out of bankruptcy, says he'll appeal the ruling.

  • Fast Exclusive: Lions Gate Vs Icahn Wednesday, 24 Mar 2010 | 6:13 PM ET

    In what may be a CNBC first, two adversaries in a hostile takeover attempt went head-to-head on live television!

  • Does Icahn Still Make Them Tremble? Sunday, 21 Mar 2010 | 9:44 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    HE is a billionaire several times over. He has spent the better part of four decades terrorizing corporate chiefs and battling entrenched boards. His name is emblazoned on a stadium on an island in the East River, a laboratory at Princeton, a science center at the Choate Rosemary Hall school in Connecticut and charter schools in the Bronx.

  • Trump, Icahn Vying for Atlantic City Casinos Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 | 12:01 PM ET

    Lawyers for billionaires Donald Trump and Carl Icahn are in court playing a real-life version of Monopoly over who should control some prized Atlantic City property.

  • After Carl Icahn upped his stake in Lions Gate, market chatter exploded. What must you know about his LGF trade as well as his Amylin and Genzyme stakes?

  • Carl Icahn Looks to Up His Stake in Lions Gate Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 | 6:08 PM ET
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    Lions Gate stock got a boost on the news that Icahn is looking to grow his 18.9 percent control of the company to 29.9 percent, offering $6 per share for 13 million shares, though as of now it hasn't hit that $6 mark.

  • Sell This Jobs Report? Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 5:23 PM ET

    When it comes to the jobs report, good news is bad news and bad news is bad news, says Gary Kaminsky. What does he mean?