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  • LOS ANGELES, March 12- The Walt Disney Co has started work on a sequel to "Frozen," the best-selling animated movie of all time and a global merchandising phenomenon that helped push the media giant to record profits. Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee are returning for the sequel, Disney said on Thursday. "We enjoyed making' Frozen Fever' so much and being back in...

  • March 12- Walt Disney Co shareholders re-elected Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger and nine other directors and defeated a proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles at the media giant, according to preliminary vote tallies released on Thursday.

  • Disney says working on 'Frozen' movie sequel Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, March 12- Walt Disney Animation Studios is developing a sequel to its blockbuster movie "Frozen," the studio's chief creative officer, John Lasseter, said on Thursday.

  • 'Frozen 2' is happening; 'Star Wars' gets a date Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:55 PM ET
    The Millennium Falcon and TIE fighters as seen in the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” teaser.

    Disney said an eighth installment in the "Star Wars" film franchise is set for release in May 2017.

  • Disney to release 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' in May 2017 Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    March 12- Walt Disney Co will release the eighth installment in the "Star Wars" sci-fi film series on May 26, 2017, Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Thursday.

  • Even with Apple, the Dow would still be meh Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:38 AM ET
    Nasdaq congratulates Apple for joining the Dow Jones Industrial Average

    For all of the excitement about Apple joining the Dow Jones industrial average next week, it might not make such a big difference.

  • Cramer Remix: I'm making a bold call on oil Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Jim Cramer has made a lot of calls before, but this one reaches new territory for black gold.

  • Cramer: Stop worrying about stocks—Time to listen! Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 6:12 PM ET

    Jim Cramer warns investors not to worry about the drama of the market. Take a step back and listen to what's really important in a company.

  • MIAMI, March 11- The former chief executive of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd sued Richard Branson's Virgin Group in federal court in Miami for $300 million on Wednesday over plans by the British billionaire to launch his own luxury cruise line. Virgin Group announced the Bain Capital- backed cruise line project last December. As CEO of the new Virgin...

  • Fuhu Inc, which makes kid-friendly computer tablets, said it signed deals with Walt Disney Co and Discovery Communications Inc to add their content to monthly subscription offers on its nabi tablets. These would include Disney's popular video content such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", " Girl Meets World", among other kids video content and ebooks for characters...

  • These stocks have gained 1,000%+ during bull run Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 1:28 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some 32 stocks in the S&P 500 and another 13 in the Nasdaq have been what legendary investor Peter Lynch dubbed "ten baggers."

  • 'Frozen' out of the voice-over market Saturday, 7 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Still from the movie "Frozen"

    Animated movies are big business in Hollywood nowadays, yet unknown voice-over actors are getting left in the cold.

  • Here's what could sting stocks in the week ahead Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With just a few key economic reports due next week, markets could be buffeted more by expectations the Fed could move sooner on interest rates.

  • China tycoon: It's not game over for housing Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:50 PM ET

    China's real estate sector still stands to see sustainable growth, according to the billionaire behind Dalian Wanda Group.

  • Judge OKs $415M deal in Silicon Valley poach case Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:28 PM ET
    Silicon Valley

    U.S. judge grants preliminary approval to $415 million class action settlement over no-poach allegations against Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe.

  • Higher wages to lift spending. What to buy Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Target employees at the checkout registers at a Target store in Torrance, California.

    Pay raises and cheap gasoline make low-end retailers like Wal-Mart and Kohl's better buys than those at the high end, several analysts say.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 3- Cable network operator Discovery Communications Inc said it is boosting investment in original Web video with a new channel focused on adventurers, in an effort to reach younger audiences who have grown up watching media online. Many are produced and hosted by journalist Laura Ling, who was held captive in a North Korean prison in 2009..

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 2- A U.S. judge on Monday seemed satisfied with a proposed $415 million settlement that would end a lawsuit in which tech workers accused Apple Inc, Google Inc and two other Silicon Valley companies of conspiring to hold down salaries. The plaintiffs alleged that Apple, Google, Intel Corp and Adobe Systems Inc agreed to avoid poaching each...

  • Cramer: Market headed for froth—time to sell? Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:12 PM ET
    Frothy market

    Jim Cramer sees a perfect recipe of market froth happening. Is now the time to sell your stocks?

  • Hedge funds cut Apple and these other VIP stocks Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, on Jan. 23, 2015.

    Many hedge funds sold down or exited positions in eight of the 10 most commonly held stocks, including Apple, Google and Exxon.