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  • Netflix to distribute first-run Disney films on-demand in Netherlands

    Netflix to distribute first-run Disney films on-demand in Netherlands
    Netflix said it will become the exclusive subscription on-demand service providing Disney live-action and animated films in the Netherlands. Beginning next year, Netflix subscribers will have access to first-run films from Disney, Pixar and Marvel...
  • 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...
  • Herbalife perseveres amid 'pyramid scheme' accusations

    Herbalife perseveres amid 'pyramid scheme' accusations
    A year ago, activist investor Bill Ackman rocked Wall Street with a $1-billion bet that shares of Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles seller of weight-loss and nutrition products, would slide to zero. Herbalife was a "pyramid scheme," bound to be undone...
  • Herbalife takes another bite out of Bill Ackman

    Herbalife takes another bite out of Bill Ackman
    Followers of Herbalife, the Los Angeles peddler of nutritional supplements, know it's actually two stories rolled into one. One is the story of how a company with a questionable business model, overhyped products, and an almost invisible research and...
  • Nothing like the thrill of the (bargain) hunt

    That red and black wrap-around dress in my closet? Paid $9.01, taxes included, a victory of timing, perseverance and the clever matching of coupon to clearance sale. Original price: $79.99. Gotta love it. And the black pumps I'm wearing today? A steal at...
  • Icahn thanks Ackman for success of Herbalife investment

    Icahn thanks Ackman for success of Herbalife investment
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he’s had a change of heart about hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, with whom he’s engaged in a widely publicized rift about the merits of Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. “I...
  • Lionsgate's Top Executives See Soaring Compensation

    With "The Hunger Games" and "Twilight" fueling Lionsgate's profits and stock price, the studio has rewarded its top execs with sharply increased pay. Lionsgate paid $28.2 million to vice chairman Michael Burns and another $12.6 million to CEO Jon...
  • Redesigned Spokeo now focuses on reconnecting old pals

    Redesigned Spokeo now focuses on reconnecting old pals
    Fined just over a year ago for marketing itself as a way for employers to dig up dirt on potential hires, the people-search service Spokeo is refreshing its website Wednesday to emphasize finding long-lost friends, classmates, lovers and family members....
  • 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...
  • Glitch shuts down trades on Nasdaq for 3 hours

    Glitch shuts down trades on Nasdaq for 3 hours
    NEW YORK — The Nasdaq Stock Market suffered a distressing three-hour outage that halted trading in some of the nation's leading companies, the latest in a series of embarrassing glitches that have exposed technological weaknesses across Wall Street....
  • Apple's stock tumbles after company fails to deliver cheaper iPhone

    Apple's stock tumbles after company fails to deliver cheaper iPhone
    SAN FRANCISCO — Investors punished Apple's stock Wednesday, driving it down more than 5% after the technology giant disappointed Wall Street by failing to announce a cheaper iPhone and a deal with China's largest wireless carrier. Both bits of...