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  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been busy buying stocks, including a new stake in General Motors.  It's just-released 13-F filing with the SEC shows two new stocks were added to its portfolio during the first quarter of the year, and stakes were increased for another 13 companies.

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    The already hostile takeover fight for New Frontier Media, the publicly traded owner of nine adult-themed pay-per-view networks, has expanded to include a pair of Hollywood power players – one of whom is also a former video game executive.

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    The European Central Bank’s post-meeting briefing and U.S. economic data will occupy markets Thursday as traders await Friday’s April employment report.

  • Recession, Dodd-Frank rules, and criticism from their own shareholders may have slowed the growth of corporate pay in recent years, but according to initial reports on 2011 compensation, America's chief executives are hardly going wanting. The ten highest-paid CEOs were paid an average of nearly $90 million dollars, when all of an executive’s compensation is considered. The compensation figures listed represent total calculated compensation (TCC), which includes salary, bonuses, estimated stock

    The 10 highest-paid CEOs were paid an average of nearly $90 million dollars, when all of an executive’s compensation is considered. So, who were the highest paid CEOs of the year?

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    Although the growth in CEO compensation slowed last year, the pay numbers are still eye-popping. The New York Times reports.

  • Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in a scene from the movie "Titanic"

    Titanic 3-D has a lot working in its favor when it opens in 2600 theaters in the U.S. and in 100 countries around the world—awareness is huge.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    Still getting offers from Nigerian princes to split a fortune locked up in a bank? Here's something equally profitable: invest in Wadiya. Or maybe you should finish reading this before making that investment choice.

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    In separate research notes on Friday, Lazard Capital Markets turned more bullish on two media companies when it upgraded Discovery Communications and Disney to “buy” ratings.

  • Young Employees

    Millenials want to have their cake and eat it, too. A survey show that gen Y feel they should be happy in their workplace, have flexible hours, and eventually be their own boss.

  • Ron Burgundy, played by Will Ferrell, appears on Conan to announce an Anchorman sequel.

    Guess what, jazz flute fans — Ron Burgundy and the Channel 4 news team are back! Will Ferrell popped by the "Conan" show as Ron Burgundy to announce that they will be making a sequel to movie "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."

  • GM Headquarters

    The goal is to solve one of the most vexing problems facing the car industry: Many young consumers today do not care that much about cars. The New York Times reports.

  • Philippe Dauman

    Financial firms continue to take flack for what many see as the outsized compensation they pay, but an early look at CEO pay for 2011 shows the biggest paychecks were doled out to the top executives at entertainment firms.

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    Michael Salzhauer, a Miami cosmetic surgeon and small-business owner, has a nose for inviting controversy. The so-called Dr. Schnoz has produced a rock video about rhinoplasty called "Jewcan Sam," and it's a hoot if you like your advertising on the broadly ethnic side.

  • Perez Hilton

    Perez Hilton is used to being called names. But the one thing he really doesn't want to be called is a "mogul." Hilton, the world's most famous celebrity gossip blogger, is not being humble. Instead, he recognizes the importance of remaining closely associated with his brand.

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    Wal-Mart and five of the six major Hollywood studios are hoping they can beat the odds and keep alive their dying cash cow – the DVD business.

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    Take a look at some of Monday morning's early movers:

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

    The MTV reality series turned pop culture phenomenon has made "Snooki" and "The Situation" household names and "GTL" and "DTF" part of the national conversation. But for Danny Merk, the real-life boss for this very special cast of characters, the show has been one thing — great for business.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • A number of hedge funds reported their holdings as of the end of the fourth quarter in 13F filings last week. Some stocks became battlefields as management judgment and oversight of accounting requirements came into question. TheStreet.com details some of these battleground stocks.