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  • MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program

    MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover. Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
  • Story of '80s corporate takeover feels fresh in 'Money'

    Story of '80s corporate takeover feels fresh in 'Money'
    It's difficult to watch director Dennis Zacek's staging of "Other People's Money" for Shattered Globe Theatre without thinking about the director's own well-publicized disputes with the board of Victory Gardens Theater, where he served as artistic...
  • Activist investor Carl Icahn sells Netflix shares

    Activist investor Carl Icahn sells Netflix shares
    Activist investor Carl Icahn said he sold nearly 3 million shares in Netflix, noting he reaped a substantial windfall from his investment in the online video service. Icahn said he decided it was time to cash out, after the rapid appreciation of the...
  • Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature

    Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature
    In a bid to spur digital movie purchases, Sony Pictures has struck a deal with Wal-Mart's Vudu video streaming service to add video sharing and other features to new releases including "This Is the End" and "After Earth" as well as forthcoming titles such...
  • Icahn sells chunk of Netflix stake. Clooney movie pushed to 2014.

    Icahn sells chunk of Netflix stake. Clooney movie pushed to 2014.
    After the coffee. Before deciding who to root for in the World Series. The Skinny: If I don't have a personal rooting interest in the World Series, I tend to go with the American League. This year is tougher since the Red Sox beat the Tigers and I hate...
  • DGA and studios agree to begin contract negotiations

    DGA and studios agree to begin contract negotiations
    The Directors Guild of America and the group representing the major Hollywood studios have agreed to begin contract negotiations next month, nearly seven months before the expiration of the current agreement. The DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture...
  • FTC urged to investigate multilevel marketing firms such as Herbalife

    FTC urged to investigate multilevel marketing firms such as Herbalife
    Dozens of people have called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate multilevel marketing, a controversial industry that includes companies such as Herbalife Ltd., Amway, Avon and others. In a letter delivered to the FTC's Washington offices...
  • Netflix to distribute first-run Disney films on-demand in Netherlands

    Netflix to distribute first-run Disney films on-demand in Netherlands
    Netflix said it will become the exclusive subscription on-demand service providing Disney live-action and animated films in the Netherlands. Beginning next year, Netflix subscribers will have access to first-run films from Disney, Pixar and Marvel...
  • Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America

    Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America
    Nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd. reported a nearly 27% jump in third-quarter profit amid double-digit sales growth in China and Latin America. The Los Angeles company reported net income of $142 million, or $1.32 a share, for the three months...
  • Bill, Sue Gross to donate PIMCO fortune to charity

    Bill, Sue Gross to donate PIMCO fortune to charity
    The founder of Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Co. (PIMCO) and his wife have pledged to give their fortune to charity before they die, according to published reports. Bill and Sue Gross, who have an estimated wealth of $2 billion, plan to...
  • T. Rowe Price continues to oppose Dell buyout offer

    T. Rowe Price continues to oppose Dell buyout offer
    With a shareholder vote just days away, T. Rowe Price, one of Dell Inc.'s major investors, reaffirmed its opposition to a $24.4 billion buyout offer for the personal computer manufacturer. "We continue to believe the proposed buyout does not reflect the...