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  • Carl Icahn Reverses Apple Stock Drop With 'iCahn' Rally

    Carl Icahn has done it again: Shares in Apple enjoyed a big boost just hours after the billionaire investor bought "quite a bit" of the company's stock on Wednesday. The hedge fund manager has a history in helping raise Apple's value in what's been...
  • 'Star Wars': The 'Sky's the Limit' for Disney's Spinoff Opportunities

    Not that Disney had any reason to be concerned over its $4 billion purchase of Lucasfilm, but "of all our worries, 'Star Wars' is not one of them," said Walt Disney Co. chief financial officer Jay Rasulo at an investor conference on Thursday. During a...
  • MGM Unveils Anti-Takeover Plan

    In a pre-emptive move, MGM has unveiled a $75 million stock repurchase program to ward off any hostile or unsolicited takeover attempts. The privately held studio, which has posted improved financial results this year, said the action had not been...
  • 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...
  • When Companies Buy Their Own Shares, Should You?

    Companies that find themselves flush with cash have been buying back their shares in 2011. Not the least of this group is Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Technology, drug and railroad companies are also repurchasing in large quantities because...
  • South American banking giant solid despite recent losses

    About Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Ticker: BSBR Exchange: NYSE What does the company do? Full-service bank in Brazil 2010 Financial report: Net sales: $29.7 billion Net income: $4.4 billion Q. Is this a good time to buy a bank stock such as...
  • Comcast and Liberty Media Set Stock Buyback Pact

    Comcast Corp. is now in the business of crocheting, knitting and other artsy-craftsy activities through a just-completed stock deal with John Malone's Liberty Media. Liberty Media Corp. bought back 6.3 million Liberty shares, amounting to 5.2% of...
  • Malone: Cable Operators Should Create Netflix Killer

    Liberty Media chairman John Malone said cable operators should create a single, nationwide Internet video service to rival Netflix, saying the industry has been slow to respond to over-the-top competitors. MSOs have the opportunity to contain rising...
  • Gunmaker Smith & Wesson OKs extra $15 million in stock buybacks

    Firearms maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. said it will buy back an additional $15 million of its stock as gun control talk swirls in the aftermath of the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. The company said it has already completed a $20-...
  • 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...