Companies shouldn't be criticized so much for repurchasing shares in bull markets, argues one portfolio manager.
A withdrawn buyout offer and a drugstore chain's decision to stay home represent a dramatic shift in sentiment.
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has pulled back its $80 billion offer for Time Warner, which has sent TWX shares down more than 12 percent.
The bid for Time Warner may not go through, but it's an indication that the industry is ripe for consolidation.
With the oldest fans of any large US sport, Major League Baseball is scrambling to find ways to attract a younger audience.
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament brings in more ad money and draws more eyeballs than the NFL playoffs and championship game combined.
By combining broadband dominance, content integration and profitable theme parks, the cable giant is building an entertainment empire -- and becoming a must-own stock.
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