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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 1- Lawyers for dissident Wynn Resorts shareholder Kazuo Okada's will urge a Nevada court on Tuesday to overturn the casino company's forced redemption of the Japanese billionaire's $2.7 billion stake, a ruling which would allow him to vote at its Nov. 2 shareholder meeting to unseat two board members.

  • NEW YORK Oct 1- Hedge fund manager Zack Buckley made the case against data analytics company Splunk Inc, sending the recently public company's shares falling on Monday.

  • Yesterday we saw some bullish action in Viacom, with one options trader buying 60,000 December 60 calls for $0.50 each with the stock at 54.59.

  • MTV show "Jersey Shore" cast members (l-r): Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Jenni "J-Woww'" Farley, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and DJ Pauly D Delvecchio.

    MTV gave the last call for "Jersey Shore," saying the raucous reality show will conclude after its upcoming sixth season, which begins Oct. 4.

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    A key to business success is knowing exactly when to pivot and adjust. Leaders of some tech businesses share the "ah ha!" moments that changed the course of their ventures.

  • A commodities trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    One contributor from TheStreet.com says stock pickers should consider five of the top-performing dividend payers in one of the market's most dynamic spaces — media and telecommunications stocks BCE, Disney, Time Warner, Verizon, and Viacom as examples of dividend-paying stocks.

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway did a lot of selling this spring, with big dollar cuts to its holdings of J&J, P&G, and Kraft.

  • Cinderella's Castle

    On the heels of 'The Avengers' massive performance and the successful launch of Cars Land at its California theme park, Disney is expected to report stronger results across its segments on Tuesday after the bell.

  • Stocks rallied to three-month highs, snapping a four-day losing streak, after today’s jobs report was better than anticipated but still left the door open to additional Federal Reserve measures to stoke growth. Markets also appeared more confident the European Central Bank will act to contain the euro zone debt crisis.

  • U.S. stock index futures are adding to gains after a better-than-expected increase in new jobs in July. While stronger than anticipated, the jobs report may still leave open the door for additional stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

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    Construction and manufacturing may have added to what is expected to have been just a meager pickup in job growth in July.

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    Consumer staples companies have been consistently beating earnings estimates so far this quarter. With several big names reporting in the week ahead, the question is: Will the trend continue?

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    Take a look at some of Friday’s morning movers.

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    Threats of television programming blackouts have become begrudgingly accepted by adults who know what these financial fights are all about.

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    Several factors have fundamentally disrupted the economic and power dynamic of the traditionally studio dominated entertainment industry.

  • With an expanding LIBOR controversy, a second high-profile brokerage bankruptcy in PFGBest (following MF Global last fall), a looming fiscal cliff, a spate of municipal bankruptcies, and a continued anemic recovery, investors are gearing up for what could be one of the most important earnings seasons for market confidence since the financial crisis.With a handful of early misses fresh on investors’ minds (including Supervalu, Progressive Corp, and WD-40), markets will be keeping a close eye on t

    We culled through a decade’s worth of earnings misses, mistakes, and utter catastrophes to bring you some of the worst quarterly performances in the history of the S&P 500.

  • Philippe Dauman, CEO Viacom

    The day after Viacom pulled 17 channels from DirecTV, the two companies’ chief executives are spending the week hobnobbing in Sun Valley at an annual conference for media and tech moguls.

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    Wednesday afternoon Viacom and DirecTV started negotiating again, after a stand-off between the two companies over fees resulted in the biggest cable blackout yet.

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    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers: