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  • Long before Harry Potter and the Twilight series captivated global audiences, the movie industry has been adapting successful books to movies, translating literary successes into box office blockbusters. Popular books have an already-present fan base associated with them and movies bring these highly popular stories to life. You don’t have to look far to find book-inspired films with major box office success, the titles include names like “Forrest Gump,” “Shrek,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “The Chro

    Distributors have long understood a successful book can translate into big money at the box office. So, what are the highest grossing films based on books?

  • When it comes to separating the rational from the reckless, few activities draw a line in the sand quite like extreme sports. Do you think you’re an extreme sports practitioner just because you grunt loudly when you hit a tennis ball? Well, try jumping off a 1,000-foot-tall cell phone tower with only seconds to deploy your parachute, or leaping from an airplane for a little wingsuit flying. Your attitude is likely to change.For those who participate in these sports, laughing in the face of death

    People participating in extreme sports can spend anywhere from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands. What are the costs associated with extreme sports?

  • A couple has iced coffee drinks at a Starbucks Coffee shop in lower Manhattan August 21, 2009 in New York City. Starbucks, America's dominant coffeehouse chain, is changing some of its prices, raising them for elaborate specialty drinks and cutting prices for some others.

    The high unemployment and low consumer confidence in the U.S. may have prompted investors to steer clear of consumer-related bets. But one fund manager is taking the opposite view, believing the return of prosperity in America will bolster shares in consumer discretionary stocks.

  • Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Salesforce.com, Tiffany and Tyson popped while AMD, Tesory and Disney dropped.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks finished sharply higher Friday, extending their gains for a second session, amid signs of stabilization in the euro zone and after a better-than-expected consumer report. All three major averages are now in positive territory for 2011.

  • Our pros always say this is a great market for traders. But what if you’re not particularly nimble? What then?

  • Is Disney Recession Proof?

    Disney shares are the big winner today after its better-than-expected earnings results, with Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott. Meanwhile, Apple bulls have been out in force defending the stock this week, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford Bernstein.

  • Futures rose Friday as concerns over the euro zone eased amid expectations that long-standing issues in Greece and Italy could finally be tackled.

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    Just moments after Disney reported better-than expected results I sat down with CEO Bob Iger to hear his outlook.

  • Cinderella's Castle

    Walt Disney topped analysts' expectations for its quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday as advertising held strong at its ESPN sports channel and other media networks, sending shares higher after the closing bell.

  • Stocks closed higher in thin, choppy trading Thurday as investors snapped up beaten-down sectors from the previous session's sharp selloff, but ongoing worries over the euro zone crisis limited gains.

  • Disney's Iger on Q4 Results

    Robert Iger, Walt Disney President & CEO, sheds insight on Disney earnings, the ad revenue environment, and the business of sports, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Upside Ahead for Disney?

    Insight on Disney earnings, and what lies ahead, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin & John Carney, and David Bank, RBC Capital Markets.

  • Futures rallied Thursday, attempting to rebound from its worst day in almost three months as Italian bond yields eased and following a handful of better-than-expected economic reports.

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    The swirl around Italy's debt woes is likely to dominate markets Thursday, after the rapid rise in Italian borrowing costs sent risk assets cascading around the globe Wednesday.

  • Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy is dropping out as the host of the Oscars telecast, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the show’s producer Brett Ratner stepped aside amid a storm of criticism over his use of an anti-gay slur over the weekend, the New York Times reports.

  • Bullish on Disney

    Insight on why analysts have high expectations for the media company, with David Miller, Caris & Co.

  • In this feature, the Fast pros breakdown chatter in the market. What’s on their radar and should it be on yours?

  • With several big earnings expected next week, find out which names the "Mad Money" host plans to monitor.