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    The negotiating committee of the Writers Guild of America voted unanimously to accept a new tentative three-year deal with the major Holywood studios.

  • In their second on-screen pairing, Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson returned to the top of the North American box office Sunday with the adventure comedy "Fool's Gold."

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    The Dow ended a dismal week lower on Friday as investors grappled with anxiety about the broader economy. Here's the word on the Street.

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    Michael Eisner may have said on CNBC's "Fast Money" that "The strike is over" -- but it's not QUITE there yet. Almost, but not quite. And Eisner's optimism definitely reflects the hopeful mood in Hollywood...

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    Michael Eisner, the former CEO of Disney and host of CNBC's "Conversations with Michael Eisner" revealed on Fast Money that the writers strike is effectively over and that a deal should be announced this week-end.

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    Warren Buffett calls CNBC's Becky Quick during Squawk Box to correct the record on a headline-generating dollar comment yesterday in Toronto.

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    Walt Disney earnings easily topped expectations, sending the shares higher in after-hours trading.

  • It may have been Super Tuesday at the voting booth, but there was nothing super about Tuesday for stocks.

  • Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and comments from one Federal Reserve official that a "mild recession" is possible.

  • Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and a fresh downgrade in the financial sector.

  • Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and a fresh downgrade in the financial sector.

  • Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and a fresh downgrade in the financial sector.

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    News Corp isn't worried about the writers' strike or a consumer turndown--not after its numbers turned out to be so strong. And Rupert Murdoch is optimistic--the company raising its guidance for its fiscal year ending this summer.

  • Who will be the winners and losers as media and metals report earnings this week. Also what's the trade as retailers release sales figures, Thursday?

  • Stocks closed lower, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

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    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. posted a slight rise in fiscal second-quarter profit, in line with expectations.

  • With all the attention we lavish on Google as it breaks through one stock-price plateau or another, it seems only fair to cover the company's stock as it retreats as well. Retreat might be an understatement.

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    Yes, it's true, after nearly four months and seemingly endless picket lines, the writers and the producers are close to a deal. After the Directors Guild renegotiated its contract, the Writers Guild leadership sat down with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) -- and this time, Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger and Fox's Peter Chernin were leading those negotiations.

  • Informal talks between representatives of Hollywood’s striking writers and production companies have eliminated the major roadblocks to a new contract, which could lead to a tentative agreement as early as next week, according to people who were briefed on the situation but requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak.

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    Would a Yahoo/Microsoft merger make AOL more attractive to a buyer?