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AMC appeals to meme stock investors for its financial future

Aug 26, 2022
AMC sells APEs to tap into retail investors’ enthusiasm. Can it evolve beyond the meme?
Traders on the floor of New York Stock Exchange stare up at a screen that shows APE preferred share stock price.
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Meme stocks are back. Are the companies they highlight actually benefitting?

Aug 18, 2022
Once-faltering firms like GameStop can leverage their sudden popularity to access more capital — if they can keep stock prices high for long enough.
Shares of GameStop, the original meme stock, have dropped again, though they’re still higher than they were in early 2021. 
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Reopening movie theaters face 2 questions

Aug 20, 2020
Will audiences feel safe returning? And what will theaters show?
A customer purchases popcorn at a reopened movie theater in Las Vegas last week. Will audiences feel safe enough to return in droves?
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AMC makes a foray into subscription service

Jun 22, 2018
AMC, the nation’s largest movie theater chain, is dipping its toe into the subscription service pond. The company announced this week that it’s kicking off the summer movie season with AMC Stubs A-List. For about $20 a month, people will be able to see three movies a week at the theater. The service is double […]

Here’s why AMC Theaters are moving into movie subscriptions

Jun 22, 2018
The nation’s largest movie theater chain, AMC, is getting into the subscription service game. Starting next week, the company will offer passes for about $20 a month that get people in to see three movies per week. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Chinese firm Wanda to buy Dick Clark Productions

Nov 4, 2016
The Chinese Company Dalian Wanda Group has been on a shopping spree in Hollywood. Today, the company announced that it bought Dick Clark Productions. That gives them the rights to high-profile events like the Golden Globes awards and the Miss American Pageant. Marketplace’s Reema Khrais reports on the latest buy from Wanda, and what it […]
Dalian Wanda is buying Dick Clark Productions, its first step into TV production. Above, the Wanda cinema next to the Wanda Group building in Beijing. 
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Bryan Cranston: actor, producer, author....and chicken farmer?

Oct 12, 2016
Cranston discusses his best-known roles — including Walter White — as well as his troubled childhood.
Bryan Cranston attends The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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'Mad Men' mania: How to own a piece of (fictional) history

May 23, 2016
A bunch of "Mad Men" props are up for auction.
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AMC helped usher in the Golden Age of Television — now it wants to be a part of the Golden Age of Documentaries

May 20, 2016
AMC's CEO Josh Sapan talked to us about experimenting with bite-sized versions of the medium.
AMC Networks President and CEO Josh Sapan
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