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  • Stocks On Pace for October Gain Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 3:54 PM ET

    Stocks were set to the end the session largely flat, although the market was still on pace for strong monthly gains, as investors await a busy week that includes the mid-term election, the Fed's policy setting meeting, and more earnings releases. Chevron and Merck declined, while Alcoa rose.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; Microsoft Advances Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 11:59 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed after a mixed batch of economic and earnings news, and as investors continued to weigh the next steps from the Federal Reserve. Alcoa rose, while  Chevron fell.

  • The Big Business of “Mad Men” Friday, 15 Oct 2010 | 10:23 AM ET
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    The show has a relatively small audience — 2.2 million viewers last Sunday — but that audience is educated and influential, which helps explain the cultural weight of cable channel AMC.

  • Stocks End Off Session Highs; Apple Hits $300 Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

  • Stocks Off Session Highs; Apple Above $300 Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

  • Stocks Add to Gains; Dow Up More Than 1% Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 11:54 AM ET

    Stocks rose at the open after a series of strong earnings reports and expectations that the Federal Reserve will act to stimulate the economy.  Apple rose above $300 a share. Chevron and JPMorgan fell.

  • Futures Rise After Earnings, Ex-Im Report Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 9:15 AM ET

    Stocks looked set to jump higher at the open Wednesday after better-than-expected profit from JPMorgan Chase added to the positive market sentiment.

  • Why Carl Icahn Wants to Merge Lionsgate With MGM Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 4:58 PM ET

    Just when it looked like MGM's drawn-out saga was nearing an end — a pre-packaged bankruptcy with Spyglass Entertainment's chiefs in charge — here comes a third act twist.

  • Traders Await Fed Now, Elections in Nov. Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 10:01 AM ET

    Dollar is stronger for a second day, and while the slightly stronger dollar did not hurt stocks yesterday, U.S. stocks are generally weaker Tuesday morning.

  • Lions Gate Offering to Combine With MGM Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 9:19 AM ET
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    Lions Gate is offering to combine its business with MGM in a deal supported by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns stakes in both studios.

  • MGM Moves Closer to Spyglass-Led Restructuring Plan Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 4:28 PM ET
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    Another roar from MGM's tired lion, which is struggling under a $4 billion debt load. I've confirmed that Spyglass founders Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum have signed a letter of intent to make them co-CEOs of MGM.

  • YouTube Advertisements Turn Videos Into Revenue Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | 11:12 PM ET
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    After shifting its focus to making money about 18 months ago, YouTube is expected to turn a profit this year, on revenue of about $450 million, with help from its onetime critics.  The New York Times reports.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday September 1st Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 6:12 PM ET

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  • Is Chatroulette About to Go PG-13? Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | 7:02 PM ET
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    Chatroulette, the random video-chatting site that became famous for its X-rated antics, may be getting ready to hit the "next" button. So, is it going to clean up its act?

  • Lionsgate's Blockbuster defense vs. Icahn Monday, 23 Aug 2010 | 5:06 PM ET

    If the cliche is that a best defense is a good offense, in Lionsgate's case, the best defense a bunch of middle-aged action stars.

  • What's Next for Netflix? Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | 3:56 PM ET

    Netflix shares have gained a whopping 185 percent over the past 12 months, but the stock is off from its all-time high it hit recently, now facing analyst downgrades and a slew of changes to the media landscape.

  • Icahn Boosts Energy Investments, Sells BlockBuster Monday, 16 Aug 2010 | 1:40 PM ET
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    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn invested in the energy sector in the second quarter even while pursuing more high-profile targets like Motorola and Lions Gate Entertainment, according to a regulatory filing Monday.

  • Sylvester Stallone in the "The Expendables" which sold $35 million in tickets in its first weekend.

    “The Expendables,” an ensemble action film starring and directed by Sylvester Stallone, took in an estimated $35 million in ticket sales and beat out “Eat Pray Love," reports the NYT.

  • Eat, Pray, Love, and BUY Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 4:49 PM ET
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    Hollywood loves an established fan-base, and that's exactly what the 9 million people who bought best-seller "Eat, Pray, Love" are.

  • Google's Next Frontier: DirecTV Partnership Wednesday, 11 Aug 2010 | 2:26 PM ET
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    Today's news that Google is partnering with DirecTV to sell ads for cable networks could have far-reaching implications for Google and the ad business. This could be a win-win-win for Google, DirecTV, as well as advertisers, and it has the potential to shake up Madison Avenue.