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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.
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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.
You think Lloyd has a rough time on "Entourage"? At least he's not a temp. You saw how Ari treated those people after Lloyd left. However, revenge is sweet, especially in Hollywood, and temps have found their voice in a blog called The Temp Diaries, purportedly written by one of their own.
As CNBC spends the month examining the economic melt down one year ago and how far we've come, Michael Moore takes the one-year anniversary to release his new documentary, "Capitalism: A Love Story" which skewers the financial system. The documentary doesn't look at the big banks that failed, but at the people who suffered. And yes, the title is ironic: Capitalism is the bad guy.
Stock and options trading turned bearish on Netflix today as investors worry about potential competition from online streaming giant YouTube. Aggressive put buying drove options volume in NFLX to twice the average level as investors looked for downside over the next 2.5 weeks.
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Lionsgate wowed Wall Street with higher fiscal first quarter results than the same quarter last year that easily beat Wall Street Estimates.
Mixed morning as the Fed begins its two-day policy meeting. Traders are sounding a bit more pessimistic this morning, noting that the put/call ratio is at .70 (7 puts for every 10 calls), a sign that traders are very bullish. Traders believe these indicators, when they are at the higher end of their ranges, often indicate at least a short-term market top.