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Are Hollywood Stocks the New Tech Stocks?

Comic-Con comes to San Diego this July, and it's one of the hottest tickets of the year -- a Super Bowl caliber event for fans of sci-fi, fantasy and horror. And there are plenty of those fans, which is why the studios that cater to them are banking big stock gains.

Are Comic Books a Smart Investment?

Rising enthusiasm for comic books has led some to view them as an investment like rare baseball cards or stamps. There's good reason for this: History shows that hard-to-find comics can command huge sums. But should you put your money in the hands of superheroes?

4 Ways You Can Profit From the Zombie Apocalypse

AMC's "The Walking Dead" is a runaway hit,and its ratings just keep getting bigger. Clearly, America is in a post-apocalyptic mood, as hooked on zombies as we are on vampires. So if you've got the brains, you might want to invest in this undead trend. Here are four stocks to consider before the world ends.

Beyond Batman: Who Will Be the Next Multiplex Superhero?

Between Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise and the Harry Potter series, Time Warner raked in more than $9 billion in box office receipts over the past decade. After "The Dark Knight Rises" ends its run, what hero will save movie theaters from the attack of the red ink?

DVDs Are Dying: Can Anything Rescue Hollywood?

DVDs -- and even their more modern Blu-ray siblings -- are gradually fading to black, as VHS and LaserDisc did before them. Movie studios have seen this coming for some time. Problem is, it's part of a bigger trend they may not be able to overcome.

5 Companies Glad the NBA Lockout Is Finally Over

After months of bitter negotiations, NBA owners and players finally agreed to terms, and a pro basketball season will start on Christmas Day. So who besides players, owners and fans will benefit? Let's start with stockholders in these companies.

Netflix Revives a Cult Classic - and Its Own Fortunes

Eventually Netflix, had to stop doing stupid things and do a smart one -- and it did. It has made a deal to be the exclusive home of "Arrested Development" when the critically acclaimed comedy returns to TV in 2013.

Is Redbox Dumber Than Netflix?

The buck stops here at Redbox. Renting a DVD from one of the disc-spewing kiosks will now set you back $1.20 a night, up from the round $1 price point that Redbox parent Coinstar has promoted for years. It's the wrong move at the wrong time, and the sad clincher is that it's not even necessary.