Japan's SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation, the Hollywood studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movie hits, a source said.» Read More
How do you shrink the deficit now that Medicare and Medicaid are "off the table for deficit reduction?" By taking on benefits in the second biggest entitlement: Social Security. Or at least that's what the New York Times is suggesting in a front page story which is being widely passed around on trading desks.
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.
From raising rates too soon to passing a health care bill that Wall Street doesn’t want, will the government derail the rally?
The power struggle between corporate raider Carl Icahn and studio Lionsgate is playing out slowly, with SEC filings and public statements lobbied back and forth.
Disney CEO Bob Iger made it clear after the company's earnings report last week that the company is interested in selling its Miramax division.
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?
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.
Stocks rose at the open on Wednesday amid talks of a bailout for Greece and kept climbing through the morning on positive earnings and sales news. What’s ahead for the markets? Sean Clark, CIO at Clark Capital Management, and Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, shared their outlooks.
The Dow dropped more than 100 points, or 1 percent, as financials and commodities sold off amid jitters about the global recovery. Home Depot and HP were the only Dow components that ended higher.
Stocks opened lower Monday as worries about Europe's debt woes overshadowed a couple of earnings beats. DuPont and Alcoa were the biggest Dow decliners at the open. CIT shares jumped as former Merrill chief John Thain took the helm.
Stock index futures pointed to a non-committal start to the week Monday.
The Academy doubled the number of nominees for best picture to 10. No surprise "Avatar", "The Hurt Locker", "The Blind Side", "Precious", Inglorious Basterds and "Up in the Air" were on the list.
Populism was the theme at this year's Golden Globes — success at the box office translated to gold statuettes.
MGM is waiting for a buyer to swoop in and save it from bankruptcy. Bids were technically due today at 2 pm eastern, and they're starting to trickle in. The historied studio has struggled with declining DVD sales and its attempt to re-start production with its latest movie "Fame" was a bomb. A dozen studios and private equity players signed non-disclosure agreements to evaluate the deal and now about six bids are expected.
The Academy Awards aren't until March, but awards season kicked off in earnest early Wednesday with the Golden Globe nominations ahead of the January 17th event.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
On Thursday, GE and Comcast announced one of the biggest deals in media history. Find out from Lions Gate what it means for everyone else in the business?
Since Sumner Redstone split up CBS and Viacom, the two companies have had an increasingly acrimonious relationship.
After hours a published report suggested that Lions Gate may be in talks to acquire MGM. Can you believe what you read? Get the scoop from Vice Chairman Michael Burns.
Viacom and its Paramount studio, Lionsgate and MGM broke off from CBS' Showtime last spring when they couldn't strike new distribution deals, so they decided to launch their own premium movie channel.