Oscars: Visual Effects Rally Expected To Attract 500 Protesters

February 28, 2014 in Awards, Behind the Screen, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Oscars 2014, THR Online, VFX by Carolyn Giardina


"VFX Solider" Daniel Lay and members of the visual effects community are planning to wear green when they take to Hollywood Blvd. before the Academy Awards, to symbolize a greenscreen.

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Video: Tim Cook Advises Climate Change Deniers To Get Out Of Apple Sto

February 28, 2014 in business by Business

In his job as Apple CEO, Tim Cook is mostly known for having a demeanor that is in some ways antithetical to Steve Jobs. That is, unless, you're a shareholder who thinks climate change is bogus. At Apple's annual shareholder meeting Friday, Cook shot down the suggestion from a conservative, Washington, D.C.-based think tank that Apple give up on environmental initiatives that don't contribute to the company's bottom line.
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Video: Weekly Market Wrap: February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

The ninth trading week of 2014 comes to a close with investors pushing stocks to new highs yet again. Hi.
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Video: Friday Sector Leaders: Television & Radio, Shipping Stocks

February 28, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In trading on Friday, television & radio shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 3.2%. Leading the group were shares of Central Europe Media Entertainment (CETV), up about 72% and shares of EntraVision Communications (EVC) up about 10.9% on the day.
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Video: Friday Sector Laggards: Education & Training Services, Oil

February 28, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In trading on Friday, education & training services shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.7%. Helping drag down the group were shares of American Public Education (APEI), off about 22.2% and shares of Education Management (EDMC) off about 2.1% on the day.
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Video: Nasdaq 100 Movers: BIDU, MNST

February 28, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In early trading on Friday, shares of Monster Beverage (MNST) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 4.2%. Year to date, Monster Beverage registers a 9.4% gain.
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Video: Friday 2/28 Insider Buying Report: GMCR, APA

February 28, 2014 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 two noteworthy recent insider buys.
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Oscars: Todd McCarthy on Who Should Win

February 28, 2014 in Awards, entertainment, hollywood reporter, Movies, Oscars 2014, THR Weekly Magazine, USA by Todd McCarthy


THR's chief film critic reveals his picks for who should take home gold Sunday night.

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Video: S&P 500 Movers: SWN, MNST

February 28, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In early trading on Friday, shares of Monster Beverage (MNST) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 4.2%. Year to date, Monster Beverage registers a 9.4% gain.
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Video: Dow Movers: VZ, MSFT

February 28, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In early trading on Friday, shares of Microsoft (MSFT) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 0.9%. Year to date, Microsoft registers a 2.1% gain.
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