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"Furious 7" maintained speed in its 2nd week, earning $60.6 million and bringing its box-office haul to $252.5 million.
NEW YORK— The high-octane thriller "Furious 7" maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. In second was the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home," which pulled in $19 million in its third week of release.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Baltic Trading Ltd.: Approximately 4,899,300 shares changed hands, a 616.9 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 27 or 16.7 percent to $1.35.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Crestwood Equity Partners LP fell 8.0 percent to $5.50. Roundy's Inc. fell 6.9 percent to $5.52.
LOS ANGELES— The high-octane "Furious 7" peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the domestic box office, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. While the "Fast and Furious" films have grown in popularity over the past three films, the mega-opening for "Furious 7" was also at least...
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open, ahead of key media company earnings and after the ECB put more pressure on Greece's new government.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on encouraging news from the Eurozone and stronger oil prices.
HONG KONG, Jan 28- China's Hunan TV& Broadcast Intermediary Co Ltd has agreed a deal with U.S. studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp that will see the two firms invest a combined $1.5 billion in film making, marking the latest inroad by a Chinese firm into Hollywood. Lions Gate, known for producing movies such as "The Hunger Games", and Hunan TV plan to invest the $1.5...
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
LOS ANGELES, Dec 29- Consumers paid $15 million in just four days to watch "The Interview" from the comfort of their couches, building expectations that other hot, new films might also make their debut online. But Hollywood is not quite ready to give that to viewers, experts say. The experiment, a last-ditch effort by the unit of Sony Corp to keep "The Interview" alive...
LOS ANGELES, Dec 16- Movie maker Lions Gate Entertainment Corp executives last summer tried to meet with Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai to discuss a possible merger or acquisition, according to emails found in documents stolen by hackers. Daniel Loeb, an investor who was pushing Sony to partially spin off its entertainment business, told Sony Corp of America...
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Dec 14- "Exodus: Gods and Kings," an action-filled epic starring Christian Bale as Biblical leader Moses, marched to the top of U.S. and Canadian movie charts, collecting $24.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend. DreamWorks Animation film "Penguins of Madagascar" finished in the No. 3 spot with $7.3 million from Friday through Sunday, while...
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht denied rumors that the company is pursuing a sale, but said it would talk to anybody and consider anything good for its business.
Stock of pay-TV channel Starz plummeted Thursday afternoon following a report that the company was unable to sell itself.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 30- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Nov. 28, led by "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $15.8 million 5 Horrible Bosses 2...................... $15.7 million 6 Dumb and Dumber To.....................
In the digital era, there's not much left to prop up DVDs, aside from Redbox kiosks.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Pay-TV channel Starz is seeking as much as $5 billion in a potential sale, the New York Post reports.
Lionsgate is experiencing the fickle game of expectations on Wall Street after its latest "Hunger Games" movie fell short. But one media analyst tells CNBC not to worry too much.