AFM: Recent Box-Office Bombs Make Buyers Nervous

October 31, 2013 in AFM 2013, Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning, entertainment, Ethan Hawke, Gerard Butler, hollywood reporter, Johnny Depp, Katherine Heigl, Milla Jovovich, Morgan Freeman, Movies, Robert De Niro, Russell Crowe, THR Online, Tom Hanks, USA by Pamela McClintock


UPDATED: The lineup still boasts new projects and plenty of star power, from Johnny Depp to Tom Hanks. Here's a look at some of the hottest titles.

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Video: Kanye West Has Been Forced To Postpone Several “Yeezus&quo

October 31, 2013 in entertainment by Entertainment

TMZ is reporting that Kanye West 's Yeezus tour has suffered a major setback due to a truck crash. The damaged objects can not be repaired, and are essential to Kanye's stage show, so Kanye has temporarily put shows on hold while he gets new set pieces constructed. The postponements start with tonight's show in Vancouver, which was already a previously-rescheduled show from October 20.
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AFM: 5 Hot Indie Directors on Why Studios Don’t Make Their Kinds of Films Anymore

October 31, 2013 in Atom Egoyan, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Indie Film, Movies, Oliver Hirschbiegel, Roundtable, Ryan Coogler, THR Weekly Magazine, USA by Scott Roxborough


In THR's roundtable, Oliver Hirschbiegel ("Diana"), James Gray ("The Immigrant"), Atom Egoyan ("Devil's Knot"), Jonathan Teplitzky ("The Railway Man") and Ryan Coogler ("Fruitvale Station") also weigh in on why TV can't replace great films, the terror of going to set on the first day ("I want to throw up") and unusual advice for aspiring filmmakers.

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Video: Bloomberg Ad

October 31, 2013 in business by Business

Bloomberg news.
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Video: Daily Dividend Report: TWX, IVZ, HUM, TSCO, NRF

October 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

This afternoon, Time Warner (TWX) declared its quarterly dividend of 28.75 cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholder the previous quarter. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 1.7% going forward.
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Video: Daily Dividend Report: AVP, SBUX, IMO, EL, OSK

October 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

This morning, Avon Products (AVP) declared its quarterly dividend of six cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders the prior quarter. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 1.4% going forward.
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Video: Daily Dividend Report: COF, CVX, RDS.A, MRO, DLPH

October 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

This afternoon, Capital One (COF) declared its quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders the previous quarter. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 1.7% going forward.
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Video: Donald Trump: De Blasio Will Be ‘good’ NYC Mayor

October 31, 2013 in business by Business

Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump would probably be one of the last people to say nice things about Bill de Blasio, given the New York City mayoral hopeful's desire to raise taxes on the wealthy. But The Donald did just that Thursday, calling the Democrat a "smart guy" who "is not going to want to destroy New York" during an appearance on an Albany radio program.
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Video: Thursday 10/31 Insider Buying Report: OC

October 31, 2013 in finance by Finance Investing

Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at one noteworthy recent insider buy.
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Video: What Can Happen When You Drive and Wear Google Glass?

October 31, 2013 in law by Law Legal

A woman in California found out the hard way it's illegal to wear Google Glass while driving in her state. She was given a ticket.
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