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  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Heading For $950 Million, Analyst Projects

    Lionsgate's upcoming "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is projected to gross $950 million in worldwide box office, according to a new Wall Street analyst's report. Alan Gould of Evercore predicted that the film, starring Jennifer Lawrence, will gross...
  • Nothing like the thrill of the (bargain) hunt

    That red and black wrap-around dress in my closet? Paid $9.01, taxes included, a victory of timing, perseverance and the clever matching of coupon to clearance sale. Original price: $79.99. Gotta love it. And the black pumps I'm wearing today? A steal at...
  • 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...
  • Carl Icahn wants Apple shareholder vote on larger stock buyback

    Shareholder activist Carl Icahn said Wednesday he had informed Apple that he has submitted a proposal to let shareholders vote on a larger stock buyback. In a tweet Wednesday, Icahn wrote: "Gave $AAPL notice we’ll be making a precatory proposal to...
  • Liberal Arts Degree Can Pay Off

    The familiar joke: What are the six most important words a liberal arts major needs to know? "Would you like fries with that?" The idea, of course, is that anyone studying the humanities, arts or social sciences is going to find a job only in a fast-...
  • Apple TV: Amazon Uses AirPlay to Bring Video to Set-Top

    Apple TV doesn't offer a way to stream video from Amazon directly -- but the Internet retailer now has a way to reach the set-top anyway. On Tuesday Amazon updated its Instant Video app for iPads and iPhone to let users play back content on Apple TV set-...
  • 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...
  • Apple iPhone 5s and 5c Debut Leads to Long Lines, At Least One Brawl

    Wall Street wasn't impressed when Apple announced two new iPhone models last week -- but consumers have responded to the debut of its latest smartphones Friday with the usual gusto, and then some. Analysts expect Apple to sell up to 6 million iPhones...
  • 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...
  • Herbalife perseveres amid 'pyramid scheme' accusations

    A year ago, activist investor Bill Ackman rocked Wall Street with a $1-billion bet that shares of Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles seller of weight-loss and nutrition products, would slide to zero. Herbalife was a "pyramid scheme," bound to be undone...
  • Herbalife takes another bite out of Bill Ackman

    Followers of Herbalife, the Los Angeles peddler of nutritional supplements, know it's actually two stories rolled into one. One is the story of how a company with a questionable business model, overhyped products, and an almost invisible research and...