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  • 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • Wal-Mart employees deserve better than Thanksgiving handouts

    Thanksgiving time at Wal-Mart is the public relations gift that keeps on giving for the labor movement. After facing criticism for announcing plans to expand Black Friday sales further into Thanksgiving day, forcing workers to spend their holiday with...
  • 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...
  • In volatile market, some see bargains, others, pitfalls

    As the Dow took another 400-point tumble Thursday, Baltimore money manager David Stepherson found himself talking one client out of selling everything. "I advised him that it would not be a good idea because our view of things is that this is going to be...
  • S&P up 12% this year. Will it climb higher?

    S&P up 12% this year. Will it climb higher?
    The S&P is up 12 percent so far this year, a relief from 2011's flat growth. Still, it's not the time to dump all of your inheritance into the stock market, South Florida financial planners say. There’s a risk of a downturn although many investors...
  • Honest work for honest pay? Not in America, not anymore

    Honest work for honest pay? Not in America, not anymore
    For most of the last century, the basic bargain at the heart of the American economy was that employers paid their workers enough to buy what American employers were selling. That basic bargain created a virtuous cycle of higher living standards, more...
  • FTI Consulting says profits rose 57% in 2011

    Baltimore-based FTI Consulting Inc. said it increased profits by more than 50 percent last year, driven in part by strong growth in its business consulting divisions in Latin America and Asia. The company reported net income of $103.9 million last year,...