Texas film in focus: "Alita" is state"s latest blockbuster but withering incentives worry industry

Film incentives are again a hot topic at the Texas Capitol. What does the program actually pay for, and what do those in the industry think about their impact?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

New business-backed initiative seeks investors to revive Florida"s film industry

Since the credits rolled on state incentives for filming in Florida, the economic impact from big-ticket productions that left the Sunshine State, such as "Ballers" and "Bloodline," have yet to be replaced. A new initiative aims to change that. Feat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Atlanta"s Marvel movie that got away soars at box office

Success for Marvel Entertainment most always means a plus for Atlanta's film industry. But that's not the case for Marvel's latest blockbuster. In its first weekend, "Captain Marvel" soared to $153 million in the United States, exceeding analysts.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2019

You"ll never guess how much Texas is ponying up for Apple"s $1 billion campus in Austin

Texas once again opened the checkbook to win an economic development prize from California. In the latest foray from the Lone Star State, Williamson County leaders have approved incentives for the large campus that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) plans .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2018

Texas legislature to debate ending all film incentives

A new bill seeks to end subsidies for Texas's film industry. The Austin Business Journal reports Rep. Matt Shaheen, R-Plano, plans to introduce such a bill in the next legislative session. The incentives are put on the chopping block for scrutiny.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2018

To Tesla or Not to Tesla?

What s your opinion about Tesla NASDAQ TSLA Odds are pretty good it s a strong one In this week s episode of Industry Focus Energy host Nick Sciple and The Motley Fool s analyst Brian Feroldi respective bear and bull discuss the state of the company today.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqAug 12th, 2019

Regulators File Cease and Desist Against Craigslist Scam Promising 900% Crypto Returns

Since launching a sweeping investigation of the crypto industry, the Texas State Securities Board has filed 24  administrative orders......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 8th, 2019

South Plains Financial acquires West Texas State Bank in Odessa for $76.1M

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 25th, 2019

Hawaii"s $18 billion tourism industry is the latest victim of the US-China trade fight

"As long as the U.S. puts restrictions on travel and takes on a more combative political posture, the Chinese will choose to vacation elsewhere," Hawaii state Sen. Glenn Wakai told CNBC......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 23rd, 2019

Movie Remakes That Are Better Than the Original

Disney’s remake of its 1994 blockbuster “The Lion King” — scheduled for theatrical release on July 19 — is just the latest high-profile movie to be based on an earlier film. In recent........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 10th, 2019

Milacron Divests Uniloy to Osgood & Cyprium Investment Firms

Milacron's (MCRN) latest divesture is in line with its focus on core industry-leadin.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 3rd, 2019

As companies flock from California to Texas, Golden State governor punches back

California Gov. Gavin Newsom urged San Francisco Bay Area business leaders to focus on the advantages of doing business in the Golden State while also promising action on the state's homeless problem that's garnering national headlines......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2019

What AbbVie’s $63 Billion Deal to Buy Allergan Says About the Drug Industry

AbbVie, maker of the world's best-selling drug, is buying Botox maker Allergan in a blockbuster deal. Here's what that says about the state of biopharma. A.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 25th, 2019

De Niro, Wildflower reportedly buying Astoria site for film studio

A development&…; linked to actor Robert De Niro may soon take over an Astoria site owned by Steinway to build the city's latest state-of-the-art film studio.  Wildflower Ltd., a New York–based... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 24th, 2019

The Latest: Murphy: Report shows tax credits were "rigged"

The Latest on New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's tax credit task force (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says a state task force's report on business tax incentives shows the system is "rigged.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 18th, 2019

New Mexico film industry up amid abortion fights elsewhere

New Mexico's film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states and expanded incentives......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 15th, 2019

Bank fails, first nationally in 17 months. When was St. Louis’ latest?

Regulators closed Enloe State Bank in Cooper, Texas, on Friday, the first U.S. bank to fail in 17 months. The most recent bank failure in St. Louis was in 2012. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) was appointed receiver and sold Enloe’s i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2019

Sexual harassment regulations remain a legal focus

Orchard Park attorney Scott Horton made employment law the sole focus at his firm, Horton Law PLLC. To help clients stay up to date on the latest New York state rules and regulations, Horton uses social media as a tool to spread news and notes ab.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2019

Automobile ETFs in Focus Post Mixed Earnings

Here, we analyze the performance of certain ETFs with exposure to some major U.S. Automobiles industry players post their earnings releases. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can down.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 17th, 2019

What recent Hawaii legislation means for film, retail and trusts

PBN takes a closer look at three of the bills that passed before the 2019 state legislature session adjourned, and how they could affect the retail industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

A Look at Energy Earnings

On this week s episode of Industry Focus Energy host Nick Sciple and Motley Fool contributor Matt Dilallo check in on the state of the oil industry Chevron NYSE CVX 160 acquired Anadarko Petroleum NYSE APC in a massive deal sending shares of Anadarko.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqApr 25th, 2019