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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • James Bond, Hobbit Lift MGM Earnings, Share Repurchase Boosted

    James Bond and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" have boosted profits for MGM Holdings Inc., the parent company of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which reported sharply higher third quarter earnings of $17 million, up $23 million from the year-ago period. In...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • GE, MetLife Tweak Terms Of Deal For $7 Billion In Bank Deposits

    MetLife Inc. and General Electric Co. have tweaked the terms of a deal in which the U.S. life insurer is selling $7 billion in bank deposits to the conglomerate, a move MetLife said would change the regulator in charge of approving the deal. The Office...