| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The value of stock buybacks by U.S. companies jumped in the fourth quarter of last year, led by repurchases by Apple Inc. and other technology giants.
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 repurchased $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
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| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Old media is still alive and kicking.
On its inaugural day of trading, CBS Outdoor Americas -- a billboard business, one of the oldest advertising mediums around -- shot up 5.4% over its initial price to close at $29.50 a share.
CBS Corp. offered 20...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:38 AM
This is no April Fool's joke: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is at a record high and the Dow industrials aren’t far behind.
Encouraging manufacturing data pushed up the major indexes Tuesday morning, stoking optimism that the economy is...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Perhaps the best ad for Los Angeles online advertising platform the Rubicon Project is that its shares shot up 37% on its first day of trading.
Rubicon on Wednesday began offering shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RUBI, opening at a...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Amazon.com Inc. has officially entered the Internet video streaming set-top box market.
Dubbed Fire TV, the Seattle online retailer's new $99 offering features a small remote control, voice search capability, online gaming and video applications...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
HONG KONG - China's online giants Alibaba and Sina Weibo are both setting courses for share flotations on stock markets in the U.S.
Both companies have significant relations with the media and entertainment sectors.
Alibaba, an e-commerce behemoth with...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:52 PM
American Apparel Inc. is fighting to retain its listing on the New York Stock Exchange while buried in negotiations over financing -- efforts that the Los Angeles retailer said would force it to file its annual report late.
The clothing manufacturer and...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Maryland Championship Wrestling is holding its "Tag Wars" Event this coming Saturday, and one of the featured wrestlers is Colt Cabana. I got the chance to talk to him about the upcoming show, his time with WWE and Ring of Honor, the state of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Dolan Co., which owns The Daily Record, plans to file for bankruptcy-law protection next week, the Minneapolis-based company announced Thursday.
Dolan, a professional services and business information firm, showed signs of mounting financial distress...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
These days, Media Asia is a pillar of the Hong Kong film industry establishment. It can boast a production pipeline connected to a large talent pool, enviable connections in mainland China, a profile in Hollywood and even a stock market listing. But it...