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  • SoftBank considers stake in Legendary Pictures -report Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    TOKYO, Sept 30- Japan's SoftBank Corp has been in talks to take a minority stake in privately held movie studio Legendary Pictures, entertainment trade publication The Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday. The talks have been on a separate track from SoftBank's negotiations with DreamWorks Animation, The Hollywood Reporter said.

  • Sept 30- SoftBank Corp's talks to acquire Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc have cooled, a SoftBank source and banking sources in Japan said. Two bankers at separate institutions in Japan said SoftBank's interest had cooled even before media reports emerged over the weekend about the discussions, with one citing price as a dissuading factor.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's talks about taking on a Japanese owner highlight the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc.: Approximately 4,185,200 shares changed hands, a 1,287.5 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose $6.54 or 28.2 percent to $29.72. Alimera Sciences Inc.: Approximately 2,960,700 shares changed hands, a 1,565.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • Athlon and DreamWorks are big market movers Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Athlon Energy Inc., up $11.59 to $58.32. The oil and natural gas company is being bought by Encana for $5.93 billion in an effort to tap into the booming Permian Basin.

  • DreamWorks shares jump on buyout talk Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of DreamWorks, known for its "Shrek" and "Madagascar" animated films, soared Monday following media reports that Japanese telecommunications and Internet company Softbank is in talks about buying the studio.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Ambit Biosciences Corp. rose 85.1 percent to $15.18. DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. rose 25.3 percent to $28.02. AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 22.4 percent to $28.38.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc could soon have a new Japanese owner in a deal that highlights the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals.

  • US STOCKS-DreamWorks, Athlon rally on deal news Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG and Athlon Energy were among the biggest movers in the premarket session on Monday, with both names rallying on deal news. Shares of DreamWorks soared after a person with knowledge of the situation said Japan's SoftBank Corp was in talks to buy the company.

  • Ahead of the Bell: DreamWorks Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 7:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of DreamWorks are soaring in Monday premarket trading as media reports suggest the animation studio is in discussions with SoftBank Corp. about a possible deal. Several reports over the weekend indicated that DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. is in talks to potentially sell itself to Japan's SoftBank, or team up in some type of partnership.

  • US stocks head lower, following drops overseas Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Concerns over high stock prices and global politics continued to plague markets Monday as major stock indexes ended with slight losses in another day of choppy trading. "You have a ton of risks that have brought back in the market's focus," said Brad McMillan, chief investment officer for Commonwealth Financial in Waltham, Massachusetts.

  • TOKYO, Sept 29- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Monday with the weak yen supporting sentiment, while risk taking was buoyed after the U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in 2-1/ 2 years in the second quarter.

  • TOKYO/ NEW YORK, Sept 28- Japan's SoftBank Corp is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, a person with knowledge of the situation said.

  • Sept 28- Japan's SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG in a deal that valued DreamWorks at as much as $3.4 billion, media reported on Sunday. The Hollywood Reporter quoted an unidentified source with knowledge of the deal as saying an acquisition would value DreamWorks at $3.4 billion.

  • Sept 8- A federal lawsuit filed on Monday accuses Walt Disney Co, Sony Pictures and other leaders in special effects and animation of conspiring to suppress wages in the industry through "no-raid" agreements.

  • Sept 8- A federal lawsuit filed on Monday accuses Walt Disney Co, Sony Pictures and other leaders in special effects and animation of conspiring to suppress wages in the industry through "no-raid" agreements.

  • YouTube: Then, now, and what's next Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    When Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in 2006, people wondered how it would make money. Not anymore.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Fabrinet, Lear & more Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 12:57 PM ET
    A woman walks down a staircase at the Wall Street subway station, New York City.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Time Warner's new burden after Murdoch Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    An employee uses a touch screen to display information about Home Box Office Inc.'s GO streaming service at a PCCW Ltd. store in Hong Kong, May 5, 2014.

    Thanks to Rupert Murdoch's recent overture, Time Warner shares have traded more on drama than fundamentals. That may be about to change.

  • Early movers: S, TWTR, AXP, GM, MAR, NFLX & more Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.