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  • Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013

    Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a...
  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings realizes $5.3-million profit in stock sale

    Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings realized a $5.3-million profit from a post-Christmas stock sale, according to a new regulatory filing. Hastings acquired more than 15,238 shares for $417,750 on Dec. 26, which he sold for nearly $5.8 million that...
  • Herbalife shares gain after analyst names stock a top pick for 2014

    Herbalife shares gain after analyst names stock a top pick for 2014
    Shares of Herbalife Ltd. were gaining Thursday after an analyst named the Los Angeles nutritional product company's stock a top pick for 2014. Tim Ramey, an analyst with D.A. Davidson & Co., has been bullish on the company for more than a year, even...
  • Carl Icahn says stake in Apple is $3 billion as he criticizes board

    Carl Icahn says stake in Apple is $3 billion as he criticizes board
    Activist investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to rattle his saber at Apple in advance of the company's shareholder meeting next month.  First, Icahn says he's bought an additional $500 million in Apple stock, bringing his total to $3...
  • Carl Icahn buys $500 million more of Apple shares, issues letter

    Activist investor Carl Icahn turned up the pressure on Apple on Thursday by announcing that he'd bought an additional $500 million worth of stock in the company.  Icahn also filed an official letter outlining the reasons he believes Apple should...
  • Invest like a billionaire: New index tracks stocks the wealthy own

    A new stock index was launched Wednesday to help investors keep track of the investing strategies of some of the smartest minds on Wall Street. The iBillionaire index lists 30 large-cap stocks owned by billionaire investors, including Warren Buffett,...
  • MGM posts third-quarter net income of $16.6 million

    MGM posts third-quarter net income of $16.6 million
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $16.6 million, buoyed by the strong performance of "Skyfall" and “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey" on home entertainment platforms.  The...
  • Carl Icahn wants Apple shareholder vote on larger stock buyback

    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...
  • Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple

    Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple
    The value of stock buybacks by U.S. companies jumped in the fourth quarter of last year, led by repurchases by Apple Inc. and other technology giants. Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 repurchased $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter...
  • Why Did Halle Berry's 'Frankie & Alice' Languish on the Shelf?

    It took three years, a Golden Globe nomination and possibly a slew of recent hit films targeting African-American audiences for Halle Berry's "Frankie & Alice" to finally open in 125 theaters on Friday. Geoffrey Sax's gritty drama based on the true story...
  • Carl Icahn to get three more seats on Herbalife board

    Carl Icahn is fattening up on Herbalife, gobbling up three more seats on the company's board. The nutritional-products company announced Monday that it has agreed to nominate three more Icahn representatives to its board of directors, potentially giving...