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  • Time Warner Cable Acquisition Drama Getting Ugly

    The battle for the future of Time Warner Cable is becoming heated and unusually public, defying the protocol of what is usually a fairly cozy fraternity among cable guys. Charter Communications' pursuit of TW Cable is also shaping up to be the first...
  • 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...
  • Netflix Stock Rockets to All-Time High on Solid Q4, Upbeat Outlook

    Netflix investors continue to disregard CEO Reed Hastings' warning about pumping up the company's stock to irrationally exuberant levels. The Internet streamer's shares popped up more than 18% Thursday, to an all-time high of $395.54 per share in early...
  • 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...
  • Robert B. Reich: Washington turns its back on Great Recession victims

    How to explain this paradox? Starting Nov. 1, more than 47 million Americans lost some or all of their food stamp benefits. House Republicans are pushing for further cuts. If the sequester isn't stopped, everything else poor and working-class Americans...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • 'Hunger Games': Can 'Catching Fire' Burn Brighter Than the Original?

    When Jennifer Lawrence landed the role of Katniss Everdeen in the first "The Hunger Games" two years ago, neither she nor the film's producer, Nina Jacobson, nor financial backer Lionsgate could imagine the magnitude of what would transpire for all of...
  • 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...