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  • Activist investor Carl Icahn sells Netflix shares

    Activist investor Carl Icahn said he sold nearly 3 million shares in Netflix, noting he reaped a substantial windfall from his investment in the online video service. Icahn said he decided it was time to cash out, after the rapid appreciation of the...
  • Carl Icahn Cuts Netflix Stake in Half

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn filed to sell nearly 3 million shares of Netflix, citing a 457% return since he acquired the stake last year, while retaining 2.7 million shares in the company. In a statement, Icahn said that "as a hardened veteran of...
  • Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature

    Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature
    In a bid to spur digital movie purchases, Sony Pictures has struck a deal with Wal-Mart's Vudu video streaming service to add video sharing and other features to new releases including "This Is the End" and "After Earth" as well as forthcoming titles such...
  • Icahn sells chunk of Netflix stake. Clooney movie pushed to 2014.

    Icahn sells chunk of Netflix stake. Clooney movie pushed to 2014.
    After the coffee. Before deciding who to root for in the World Series. The Skinny: If I don't have a personal rooting interest in the World Series, I tend to go with the American League. This year is tougher since the Red Sox beat the Tigers and I hate...
  • DGA and studios agree to begin contract negotiations

    DGA and studios agree to begin contract negotiations
    The Directors Guild of America and the group representing the major Hollywood studios have agreed to begin contract negotiations next month, nearly seven months before the expiration of the current agreement. The DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture...
  • Netflix Offers Sneak Peek of Aziz Ansari's Stand-Up Special

    Netflix has released a teaser for Aziz Ansari's comedy special "Buried Alive," which is set to roll out on the streaming platform Nov. 1. Special, taped at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, features Ansari discussing marriage, parenting and love in...
  • FTC urged to investigate multilevel marketing firms such as Herbalife

    FTC urged to investigate multilevel marketing firms such as Herbalife
    Dozens of people have called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate multilevel marketing, a controversial industry that includes companies such as Herbalife Ltd., Amway, Avon and others. In a letter delivered to the FTC's Washington offices...
  • 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...
  • Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America

    Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America
    Nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd. reported a nearly 27% jump in third-quarter profit amid double-digit sales growth in China and Latin America. The Los Angeles company reported net income of $142 million, or $1.32 a share, for the three months...
  • 'Hunger Games': Can 'Catching Fire' Burn Brighter Than the Original?

    When Jennifer Lawrence landed the role of Katniss Everdeen in the first "The Hunger Games" two years ago, neither she nor the film's producer, Nina Jacobson, nor financial backer Lionsgate could imagine the magnitude of what would transpire for all of...
  • Bill, Sue Gross to donate PIMCO fortune to charity

    Bill, Sue Gross to donate PIMCO fortune to charity
    The founder of Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Co. (PIMCO) and his wife have pledged to give their fortune to charity before they die, according to published reports. Bill and Sue Gross, who have an estimated wealth of $2 billion, plan to...
  • Invest like a billionaire: New index tracks stocks the wealthy own

    Invest like a billionaire: New index tracks stocks the wealthy own
    A new stock index was launched Wednesday to help investors keep track of the investing strategies of some of the smartest minds on Wall Street. The iBillionaire index lists 30 large-cap stocks owned by billionaire investors, including Warren Buffett,...