The year just ended was a good one for stocks, and an even better one for showbiz equities. Standard & Poor's Composite 1500 index, a measure of large-, mid- and small-capitalization stocks, showed a…
Hollywood can be a lightning rod when it comes to the not-so-sexy topic of tax policy, which is why it's so significant that an arcane-sounding IRS provision was renewed as part of the otherwise high…
An emboldened Barry Diller expects Aereo to launch in every big U.S. city by sometime next year after a judge opted this week not to shut the service down during litigation with broadcast networks…
When Apple announced last month it would begin paying a dividend, the investment world took notice. The $9.9 billion in annual cash to shareholders makes the company the second-largest dividend payer…
Many entertainment industry players lost money in the financial downturn, but savvy financial advisors helped them restore their assets -- and then some.
Sun and blue skies in Southern Manhattan Friday, the last day of a stormy third quarter on Wall Street, failed to calm fears of another recession on the horizon. Major stock indexes slumped and the…
On another day of wild swings on Wall Street, showbiz stocks on Tuesday made up a lot of the ground lost the previous day as the Dow and other indices staged a late mega-rally.
Stocks are plummeting at the close after anxiety overtook investors on the first trading day since Standard & Poor's downgraded American debt.
(While this column more typically points out what's amiss, in the spirit of the holiday season, here's a warmer-hearted offering.)
Wall Street stocks rallied Monday for the second time in three sessions, sending interest rates sharply lower as investors cast aside inflation fears and reveled in upbeat corporate profits.