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  • Legg Mason reports loss of nearly $454 million

    Legg Mason reports loss of nearly $454 million
    Legg Mason Inc. reported Friday a $453.9 million loss for the third quarter, following a previously announced $734 million writedown of certain assets. On a per-share basis, the Baltimore-based money manager lost $3.45. For the corresponding quarter a...
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying Heinz ketchup company

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying Heinz ketchup company
    Warren Buffett has been very publicly casting about for a big deal – and he's found one in the Heinz ketchup company. Through his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, the famed investor is teaming up with a Brazilian private-equity firm to acquire...
  • U.S. companies boost share buybacks despite higher prices

    Stock buybacks by U.S. corporations hit their highest level since the 2008 global financial crisis, as companies gobbled up their own shares despite paying steadily rising prices. Total share repurchases by companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500...
  • Carl Icahn stock proposal on ballot for Apple shareholder meeting

    Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.  The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
  • Liberty Media seeks full ownership of SiriusXM satellite radio

    Liberty Media seeks full ownership of SiriusXM satellite radio
    Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio. The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
  • 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...
  • Mayday for America's middle class

    In his fresh effort to put the economy back at center stage in Washington, President Obama has issued a new challenge to congressional Republicans on the crucial issue of why the American middle class is hurting and which side can best lift average...
  • Carl Icahn reveals hefty Apple stake: 'This will get uglier'

    SAN FRANCISCO — Activist investor Carl Icahn said he has amassed a sizable stake in Apple Inc. and prodded the tech giant to increase its stock buyback program, cheering investors but creating a headache for one of the industry's most admired...
  • Apple mega-investor Icahn, CEO Tim Cook to talk buyback over dinner

    Apple mega-investor Icahn, CEO Tim Cook to talk buyback over dinner
    Investor Carl Icahn revealed plans to have dinner with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook to discuss the "magnitude" of the company's stock buyback.  Icahn disclosed the planned meeting in a post Thursday on Twitter. "Spoke to Tim," Icahn tweeted. "Planning...
  • Disney plans to buy back up to $8 billion in stock in 2014

    Disney plans to buy back up to $8 billion in stock in 2014
    The Walt Disney Co. will repurchase up to $8 billion in stock next year, giving a major boost to investor returns, the company's chief financial officer Jay Rasulo said Thursday.  In remarks at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Media,...
  • 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...